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Local business applies for pot sales
A Kodiak resident has initiated an application with the state’s Marijuana Control Board for a retail business under the name Pure Bliss Kannabis. While the application lists a Shelikof Street address, applicant George Holloway said the location for the business is still unknown. He hopes to have it downtown, but is reluctant to enter into a lease before the city finalizes local regulations for the industry. In May...
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Nonprofit works for future of fisheries lab
A group of fishing industry and local leaders have formed a nonprofit seeking to preserve the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. The future of the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences facility, formerly known as the Fishery Industrial Technology Center, was thrown into doubt with the state’s current tight budget situation. Organizers hope the new nonprofit, named the Alaska ...
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Week in Words: Building codes, moles and bacon tattoos
The greatest season in Alaska’s yearly cycle is summer, but we don’t really know it by the “summer” moniker. We call it “construction season.” Building is everywhere — roads and sidewalks being repaired, new homes and renovated ones going up for sale, contractors and roofers working around the clock, trying to fit in one more project in between trips to fish camp. It’s the season of making. Forget spring, this is ...
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Three arrested on drug charges during burglary investigation
The Kodiak Police Department arrested three people Tuesday on drug charges during an investigation into a string of burglaries committed earlier this month. Elizabeth O’Neill, 21, Mathew Reid, 26, and Richard Rozelle, 26, each face a charge of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree, according to a KPD release. Kodiak police chief Ronda Wallace said the police continue to investigate a str...
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Obituary: Eddie Rose
Come join family and friends in celebrating the life of Eddie Rose. Loving husband, father, grandpa, friend and pilot. Help us honor a man who touched so many with his kind words and twinkling smile. He will be deeply missed. Service to begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Kodiak Baptist Mission Heritage Center with potluck repast to follow.
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Trooper Report: 6/30/2016
June 16 At approximately 5:40 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers of Soldotna contacted a 35-year-old Kodiak woman at the south Kasilof River beach. Investigation determined she failed to immediately log 21 salmon on her personal use permit prior to concealing the salmon from view and she was issued a citation for failure to immediately record salmon on a permit.  AWT contacted a 22-year-old Kodiak man on board a seine...
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Kenai hands pair of losses to islanders
Kodiak Post 17 scored in each of the first four innings, but it wasn’t enough to top American Legion leader Kenai. The Twins took the lead in the third inning and rolled to a 17-6 victory in a league game Monday at Cody Alexander Field in Kenai. Kenai won the nonleague game 29-1. The Twins upped their league record to 12-0 as it prepares for a showdown with high school state champion South (second in the American ...
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NOAA examines Western Aleutian Steller sea lion decline
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists are heading out the Aleutian Chain to survey Steller sea lions this summer. According to a NOAA release, Alaska Fisheries Science Center scientists aboard the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vessel Tiglâx will survey the Rat and Near islands in the outermost part of the Aleutian Chain. Scientists on a floatplane will survey the Delarof Islands and around Ad...
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Alaska Science Forum: After solstice, warmest days still ahead
A person might think that since we get our maximum sunlight on the summer solstice (on or about June 21), we should also get our peak warmth then. The sun’s calling the shots, right? Not entirely, said former Alaskan Martha Shulski, author of “The Climate of Alaska” and now climatologist for the state of Nebraska. “Alaska is warmest a few weeks after the solstice,” she said. A lag exists between the peak of solar ...
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Healthy Kodiak: Thinking of abdominal pain
Greetings fellow islanders! I would like to share some of my thoughts on upper abdominal pain. That is, pain that occurs between the belly button and the bottom of the ribs. There are many organs in the upper abdomen and other parts of the body that can cause such pain: the heart, stomach, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, blood vessels, liver, small bowel, esophagus, and the list goes on. The pain from any of these ...
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