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Council approves contracts at meeting
The city council unanimously approved in the first reading a two-year contract with the Kodiak Historical Society for the operation of the Baranof Museum. Included in the contract is the city taking over the fire suppression system at the museum. The city council on Thursday also: • chose, by secret ballot, Trenten Dodson as the city’s representative on the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council, ...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough gets opposing logging view at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard a presentation from a man representing a group of Chiniak residents who are unhappy with the way logging has been conducted in the area by A1 logging, a company hired by native corporation Leisnoi. At the last work session on Dec. 2, the assembly received a presentation from several Leisnoi officials about their logging practices. Peter Hanley, who spoke at the Thursday wor...
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Bering Sea halibut fishing threatened
A struggle in Alaska over shrinking supplies of halibut is threatening the iconic centerpiece fish in favor of cheaper exports, fast-food fillets and fish sticks. If expected cuts are made in January, halibut fishing could be over in the Bering Sea west of Alaska, the source of one-sixth of halibut caught in the United States. That catch includes most of the frozen supply that sustains restaurants, food-service co...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee starts wrestling season strong
Nolan Wandersee missed most of his junior wrestling season with an eye injury. He is making up for lost time on the mat. The 220-pounder has started his senior season with a sparkling 11-1 record. His only blemish came in a 3-2 loss to East Anchorage’s Keahi Queja in the title bout of last week’s North/South Tournament. That was his closest match of the season, as six of his 11 victories have been via a pin. Wande...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council hears from compost company, RCAC applicants
The Kodiak City Council listened to a request to amend the city’s contract with a company creating compost at the landfill and heard from applicants for the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council at the council’s work session on Tuesday. The city is working on building a compost facility on Monashka Bay Road, and it’s currently undergoing the permitting phase. Until the new facility is built, Qua...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard vessel returns home to Kodiak after Bering Sea patrol
KODIAK — Coast Guard Cutter Munro returned to its homeport of Kodiak Wednesday after a 76-day deployment in the Bering Sea. Munro left Kodiak in late September to patrol the U.S.-Russia Maritime Boundary Line, conduct domestic fisheries boardings, and maintain a persistent search and rescue presence in the Bering Sea. “I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew Munro,” said Capt. Jeff Thomas, Munro’s comma...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trident CEO apologizes for Kodiak Plaza evictions
Trident Seafoods CEO Joseph Bundrant apologized Tuesday for the eviction notices sent out a day after Thanksgiving to several tenants of Kodiak Plaza. Bundrant, accompanied by his father, Charles, acknowledged that the apartment management might have “picked a bad time to ask people to move,” but he said Trident was not accustomed to handling an apartment business. “We’re sorry for any lives that we’ve disrupted, ...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ranks in top 20 most expensive holidays
Kodiak along with three other Alaska cities rank among the top 20 most expensive cities in the U.S. for holiday spending, according to analysis from NerdWallet, a consumer financial information website. Kodiak comes in at number 14 on the list behind Juneau at 13, Anchorage at eight and Fairbanks at seven. Other cities ahead on the list include New York City’s Brooklyn and Manhattan areas and Hilo and Honolulu, Ha...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trident acquires Western Alaska Fisheries in Kodiak
CEO Joseph Bundrant tells Kodiak Daily Mirror Trident’s acquisition will be finalized on Dec. 29
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Underwear thief had more than 100 panties in his room
The man accused of stealing women's underwear from several Kodiak homes had more than 100 pairs of underwear in his room, according to court reporter notes from a Nov. 26 hearing. Ryan Cornelio faces several first-degree burglary charges stemming from a string of incidents that started before he turned 18, in which he is accused of breaking into unoccupied homes and stealing underwear. Cornelio was originally char...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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