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TAPESTRY: Simonsons on way to settle in Minnesota
After living in Kodiak for 11 years, the Rev. Elden and Karen Simonson were starting to look like permanent fixtures. “This is longest tenure of ministry I’ve had,” said Simonson, sitting in the St. Paul Lutheran Church office that soon will be temporarily entrusted to interim pastor, Julie Gillert of theLutheran Congregations in Missions for Christ, who will serve them as the parish while they look for a permanen...
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Assembly candidates on budget, land use, tourism
Voters have a choice this fall with three candidates running for two available Kodiak Island Borough Assembly seats. The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce will present a local candidates forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, also broadcast on KMXT at 100.1 FM. The election is on Oct. 4 with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Scott Smiley A retired university professor and former Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center director, Scott ...
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Kodiak boys XC looking for 15th straight regional title
Soldotna football’s gigantic 45-game win streak has garnered a lot of statewide attention, and rightfully so. It is impressive. For those not connected with the running world, there is also a pretty good streak here on the island. One that could be deemed equally as impressive as Soldotna’s. The Kodiak boys cross country team has won 14 consecutive Region III titles and are going for No. 15 Saturday at Tsalteshi T...
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Prep Picks: Racking up the victories
While I have been spotty in picking NFL games, I have been nearly spot on in the high school ranks. I cashed out last week with a 12-3 record, which upped my overall mark to an outstanding 61-23 (.726). With only two weeks remaining the regular season, lots of teams are jockeying for playoff position. Should make for some good action in Week 7. Wasilla (2-4) at Chugiak (3-3) — Chugiak is coming off its biggest win...
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Kodiak volleyball, swimmers off island
After starting with 10 matches, Kodiak’s volleyball team enters its first tournament of the season. The Bears are at the two-day West Spiketacular that begins today at West Anchorage High School. Today, the 17 teams in the tournament play pool play matches for seeding into Saturday’s elimination tournament. Kodiak (4-6) is in a pool with Colony, Juneau, Kenai, Nome, Service, South Anchorage and West Anchorage. The...
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City firearm rule passes first reading
The Kodiak City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to ban the discharge of firearms “and other dangerous weapons” within city limits, including Near Island and portions of Pillar Mountain, at their regular meeting Thursday. The proposed ordinance’s definition of “dangerous weapons” includes bows and BB, pellet and paintball guns. The ordinance states the “definition specifically does not include ch...
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Achievers: Sept. 23
For the second consecutive year, the Kodiak High School’s World Bridge team won the NASA World Wind Europa Challenge, an annual academic and professional competition that provides an opportunity for the world’s “best and brightest” to deliver sustainable solutions to serve the global community. The team included Teyo DeGuzman, Kiae Shin, along with virtual collaborators Enika Biswas, Nidhi Jain, Ben Chang, Gabriel...
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In the Courts: Sept. 23
Adam Michael Warner, 21, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was sentenced to jail 30 days with 27 suspended and fined $1,000.His license is revoked 30 days and he is on probation for one year. Theodore Klark, 33, pleaded guilty to failure to salvage all edible meat. He was fined $2,000 and the game and his rifle forfeited. Gary Allan Dries, 49, pleaded guilty to public possession of intoxicating liquor. Ronald...
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Kodiak area commercial openings
STAFF REPORT The Alaska Department of Fish and Game made the following announcement on Tuesday. There will be a 54-hour commercial salmon fishing period from noon Thursday, Sept. 22, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 in the following areas: • The Uyak Bay, Zachar Bay, Spiridon Bay, Inner Uganik Bay, Terror Bay, Kizhuyak Bay, Sharatin Bay, and Anton Larsen Bay sections of the Northwest Kodiak District; • The Humpy-Deadm...
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Specifics of harbor rate hike under review by PHAB
The Ports and Harbors Advisory Board will review options for harbor rate increases at a Friday meeting at the request of the Kodiak City Council, PHAB chair Nick Szabo told council members at a Tuesday work session. As some sectors of the fishing fleet face low prices on fish or historically low harvests, the city’s harbor fund faces a $1.4 million deficit in fiscal year 2017. The city council has been considering...
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