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Philippine Consulate General outreach helps Kodiak residents with legal documents
Kodiak’s Filipino population spent the weekend getting their legal affairs in order with the help of the Philippine Consulate General’s office of San Francisco. Consulate officials visited the city at the behest of and worked in conjunction with the Filipino American Association of Kodiak to help residents with legal documents such as passport renewals, dual citizenship paperwork, affidavits, power of attorney iss...
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Dunbar cashes in
After a successful professional running debut in Europe, Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar returned to the states and cashed in with a pair of top finishes. On Friday, Dunbar finished third in the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a time of 4 minutes, 4 seconds. Dunbar won $1,500 for his third-place showing. The 2009 Kodiak High School graduate led for most of the road race and was passed at the end...
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Fish Factor: Permits may not be required to clean fishing decks
Fishermen won’t need special permits to hose off their decks thanks to a bill moving through the US Senate. That’s garnered a big sigh of relief from harvesters across the nation and kudos to a rare show of bipartisanship by coastal lawmakers, notably Senators Mark Begich of Alaska and Marco Rubio of Florida. “The Vessel Incidental Discharge Act extends a moratorium that was already granted to the commercial fishi...
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Celebrating the Coast Guard's birthday
Greetings from the men and women of Air Station Kodiak on the 224th birthday of the United States Coast Guard! It is an honor for each one of us to serve and live in such a beautiful and inclusive community. Thank you for your continued support of Coast Guard members and families in Kodiak. Our unit remains busy with fixed wing and rotary wing flights in support of Coast Guard missions throughout Alaska. I especia...
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Animal shelter sign vandalized
The Kodiak Animal Shelter sign was vandalized either late Wednesday or early Thursday when someone used red spray paint to put “For Sale” along with a smiley face and an expletive abbreviation on the sign. Jean Lilly, the shelter manager, said they do have some information on a possible suspect but could not say anything else about it. The Kodiak Police Department could not provide further information either. “All...
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Borough, city results differ with red tags
While Kodiak enjoys a bumper crop of berries, city and borough officials continue efforts to control the perennial unsightly crop of bumpers. “The program’s working,” Kodiak Police Lt. D.J. Clumpner said of the “red tag” practice for removing abandoned and junked vehicles. Clumpner said the five towed away by the city earlier this week was a higher number than usual. “Like a lot of things, it goes in spurts,” he s...
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Second round of hatchery-raised crab ready for Kodiak waters
In 2006 when scientists dove into the watery world of raising red king crabs in a hatchery, there were lots of unknowns. Would it work? Can you grow red kings in a hatchery? Can you ship those juvenile crabs to other maritime cities and release them into the ocean? Would they even survive transport and release? In 2013, science got its answer: Yes, you can. That was the year researchers released 13,000 juvenile re...
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Dan Sullivan visits Kodiak, talks up August primary
U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan visited Kodiak Thursday on the campaign trail, trying to drum up votes for the upcoming primary election. While in Kodiak, Sullivan visited the Kodiak Senior Center, answered questions, and spoke about what he feels are Alaska’s issues. From the clapping, nods and smiles, it appeared as if most of the people at the Senior Center agreed with Sullivan. He emphasized leaving a bette...
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Baptist pastor, wife find best of both worlds in Kodiak
Their courtship began in a fish processing plant, and now that Peter and Teresa Sprague have been married 36 years, a fishing community still has a romantic appeal for them. The couple moved to Kodiak from Brooklin, Maine, this spring after Peter was called to be the pastor at Community Baptist Church. During the interview with the church, the Spragues told the Community Baptist call committee they had met in a sa...
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Harry Anderson ~ July 13, 1936 - July 21, 2014
Harry Anderson passed away on July 21, 2014, after a brief illness. Harry was born on July 13, 1936, in Chignik to James and Sophie, who preceded him in death. He was the eldest of 13 children. A commercial fisherman for many years, he later drove a cab driver and then became the owner of the cab. He then went to work for Louie Lowenberg to do a three-week job and stayed with him for about 35 years. The last few y...
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