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Areas around launch complex still off limits
The U.S. Army continues to restrict access to some areas around the Kodiak Launch Complex for “completion of debris recovery and public safety” following the explosion of a three-stage solid fuel rocket shortly after liftoff on Aug. 25. “A contract will be awarded to a contractor specializing in debris recovery as soon as it can be accomplished,” Army Space and Missile Defense Command spokesman John Cummings wrote...
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Pioneers convention comes to Kodiak for first time
Over 250 members of the Pioneers of Alaska have poured into Kodiak this weekend for the annual Pioneers of Alaska convention. The organization has been holding conventions for 90 years, and this is the first time it’s been to Kodiak, said Louise Stutes, the president of Kodiak’s women’s igloo, the name for local branches. “Kodiak has had an absolutely stupendous turnout for this convention, particularly that we’re...
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Kodiak Coast Guard woman gets service award
A Coast Guard member currently assigned to Kodiak recently received a service award for volunteering with local schools. Petty Officer Third Class Kristina Manson, an operations specialist at the Coast Guard Communication Station Kodiak, received the American Legion’s Spirit of Service award along with four other service members this year. Manson regularly volunteers at Kodiak High School, mentoring young women an...
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Arts Council elects new members, gives look back at annual meeting
The Kodiak Arts Council had its annual meeting last weekend electing two new board of directors members and giving an overview of the past year. In the past year, the council has continued its long running programs like Sum’Arts and the Performing Arts Series. They’ve also collaborated with other community organizations on new projects like the altered book art show and the encaustics, hot wax painting, workshop, ...
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Cutter Alex Haley back from Bering, Aleutian patrol
The Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley returns to Kodiak this morning following a 68-day deployment. Commander Stephen White, Commanding Officer of USCGC ALEX HALEY: “It was a great patrol and we were able to serve a lot of different communities throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands,” said Cmdr. Stephen White, the cutter’s commanding officer. “The partnerships and relationships we are able to build with people...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 Marine 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 Marine 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 Marine Leist kicked off the debate. Incumbent Bishop mentioned economic development and maintaining infras...
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Landslide closes Rezanof Drive quarry
A landslide at the West Rezanof Drive quarry on Monday night shut down operations and damaged a bulldozer. No one was injured, according to a statement from Kiewit, the company conducting operations there. “Geotechnical engineers are looking into the cause of the slide and are surveying to ensure the site is safe before we return to work,” said Kiewit spokesperson Tom Janssen in the statement. Early Tuesday mornin...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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