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In the Courts: April 19
Driving with a suspended license Marc Fillion, 26, pleaded guilty to driving with a suspended license. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail (90 days suspended), and was fined $500 ($250 suspended). Fillion will be on probation for one year must complete 80 hours of community service. Fishing violation James Eufemio, 50, pleaded guilty to taking undersized Tanner crab. He was fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended). Eufemio...
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Another Day in Paradise: An act of grace
The old adage says, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” We have all seen pictures taken by great photographers that give credence to that thought. Right here in Kodiak, we have some great photographers whose pictures are shared on the walls of the Fly-By from time to time by the Arts Council. Sometimes those pictures are shared by the Chamber of Commerce or Discover Kodiak on printed media or online. Sometimes ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: April 19
Nuus’niik; Anarwik: Outhouse Cuumi llami nuus’ningq’rllrit.: They used to have outhouses outside. In prehistoric times, going to the bathroom was a less private matter than it is today. Alutiiq families kept large wooden tubs near the doors of their houses to collect urine. Valued for its cleansing properties, Alutiiq women used urine to process hides. The ammonia in the urine broke down fat, leaving animal skins ...
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Borough will foot bill for complaint against assemblyman
Kodiak Island Borough Assemblywoman Louise Stutes had some harsh words for borough manager Bud Cassidy Thursday evening after it was revealed that the borough will foot the bill for an Alaska Public Offices Commission complaint against assemblyman Mel Stephens. “I am incensed, I am outraged, I cannot believe that kind of behavior,” she said. On April 1, borough attorney Cheryl Brooking attended an APOC hearing in ...
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KEA will consider new HQ
Correction : The original version of this story incorrectly stated that KEA's annual meeting is Tuesday evening. It is Monday evening. Since 1940, the offices of the Kodiak Electric Association have occupied an unobtrusive building on Marine Way. Under a new proposal to be unveiled at KEA’s annual meeting next week, that could change. On the agenda for Monday night’s meeting: discussion of a new KEA headquarters, ...
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Whale Fest gets under way this weekend
Kodiak’s 17th annual cetacean celebration, Whale Fest, gets under way this weekend as Kodiak observes the return of gray whales to area waters. While orcas, or killer whales, are seen around Kodiak throughout the year, Eastern Pacific Gray Whales come to Kodiak only twice per year as part of the longest migration of any mammal on Earth. Their migration, which begins in the waters off Mexico and ends in the Arctic ...
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Borough sets staging base for KHS construction
When the Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project begins, work won’t be limited to just the high school site. On Wednesday night, the Kodiak Island Borough planning and zoning commission gave preliminary approval for a temporary storage lot to be built next to the Little League baseball fields at Dark Lake. The storage lot will be a marshaling yard for equipment and construction material and will genera...
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Local results: April 19
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, April 10 Bar Pros 14, Dart’in Divas 1; Dart Vaders 13, Flying Tacos 2; Banditos 12, 3 in a Bed 3; Oo Chuks 8, Rondy II 7; Darty Minds 8, Shark Attack 7; River Rats 11, Coyote Pak 4; Elders 11, Nightflights 4; Ah-Shucks 12, Villains 3. High tons: Craig Larionoff, 160; Doug Seward, 145; Aaron Still, 140; David Utter Jr., 140; Randy Delacruz, 140; Ace Sumera, 140; Nick Alokli...
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Playbook: April 19
Today Track: Kodiak Invincible Penthatlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2- Track: Kodiak Invincible Penthatlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 11 a.m.
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A successful legislative strategy sends millions to Kodiak projects
In a year of austerity, Kodiak garnered funding for a slate of infrastructure projects thanks to a teamwork approach from its delegation to the Alaska Legislature. On Sunday, the Alaska Legislature adjourned after approving a $2.29 billion capital projects budget that includes $56 million in projects for House District 35, which includes all of the Kodiak Island Borough. That amount is down from last year’s record...
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