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Local candidates tell their top priorities
On Tuesday night, most of the local candidates for school board and board assembly, and all the candidates for city council met at a debate sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and KMXT-FM to talk about what they’ll do if they get elected. City council candidates Randall Bishop, Terry Haines, David Haught and Marnie Leist kicked off the debate. Incumbent Bishop mentioned economic development and maintaining infras...
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Local candidates tell their top priorities
On Tuesday night, most of the local candidates for school board and board assembly, and all the candidates for city council met at a debate sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and KMXT-FM to talk about what they’ll do if they get elected. City council candidates Randall Bishop, Terry Haines, David Haught and Marnie Leist kicked off the debate. Incumbent Bishop mentioned economic development and maintaining infras...
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Local candidates tell their top priorities
On Tuesday night, most of the local candidates for school board and board assembly, and all the candidates for city council met at a debate sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and KMXT-FM to talk about what they’ll do if they get elected. City council candidates Randall Bishop, Terry Haines, David Haught and Marnie Leist kicked off the debate. Incumbent Bishop mentioned economic development and maintaining infras...
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Leist has the right vision for Kodiak
To the Editor: Those of us who have committed to living in Kodiak know that there are many things that make living here a joy. Access to outdoor recreation and the friendliness of the community are high on the list. But, we also know that there are many things that make it hard to stay. The cost of living is very high, it is very difficult to find affordable housing, and our downtown is a desolate place that in no...
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Guest Opinion: 'Catch shares come at a cost to coastal communities'
We are a fishing community. That’s one aspect of commercial fishing that everyone in Kodiak agrees on. We have an active waterfront and an infrastructure built to sustain our fishing town into the future. We have invested a tremendous amount of money to supply the volume of water and electricity needed to process fish. We’ve invested in a boat yard to maintain our vessels and many support businesses rely on the fl...
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Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow
MINTO — Sarah Silas, 89, smiled as she remembered an earthquake that shook her village more than 60 years ago. The floor of her cabin swayed so that her young son staggered away from her. "My three-year old boy was laughing," she said inside her log cabin, its front door open to warm air on a golden day. "The ground was moving so much I couldn't even reach my little son." Silas, with her husband Bergman a gracious...
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Running in Port Lions
Kodiak’s Michael Parnell really enjoyed his trip to Port Lions on Saturday. The junior cross country runner had a breakout performance in the first Kodiak Island Borough Championships. Parnell finished fourth with a career-best 5-kilometer time of 17 minutes, 14 seconds — 35 seconds faster than his previous-best time set last season. “I was trying to get a 17:30, but apparently the kilometer times were off so I th...
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First woman to twice solo Pacific Crest Trail visits Kodiak
On Saturday, a former Kodiak fisherwoman, Alina Dudding, talked to local girl scouts and 4-H members about her experiences riding the Pacific Crest Trail. Dudding was born in Anchorage and spent summers fishing in Uganik Bay with her parents before they moved to Oregon and then California. The past two summers, Dudding rode the PCT on her horse, Valentino, riding the full length of the Mexico to Canada trail. The ...
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Bartlett, SoHi remain on top
Bartlett and Soldotna remained the top teams in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s high school football poll. The Golden Bears (6-0) continued their surprise season in the large-school classification with a 62-0 thrashing of Eagle River last week. South (5-1) and Lathrop (5-1) remained second and third in the large-school rankings. The Wolverines blasted West Anchorage, 55-9, while Lathrop edged Palmer, 28-2...
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Lindquists take Pentathlon titles
Kodiak’s Tahna and Talon Lindquist claimed SoHi Pentathlon titles Friday at Soldotna High School. Thana, a senior, won her third pentathlon title, while Talon, a freshman, grabbed his first. The event combined the times of five events — 100-yard individual medley, the 50 butterfly, the 50 backstroke, the 50 breaststroke and the 50 freestyle — that determined the winner. Thana finished with a winning time of 2 minu...
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