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Alaska Science Forum: Seismologist visits Southeast in wake of large earthquake
CRAIG — In this cozy Southeast Alaska community that smells of red cedar chips used to power a boiler that heats both the school and the pool, seismologist Natalia Ruppert responded to an hour of questions from more than 150 people who gathered in the auditorium of the Craig High School. The residents of Craig and the outlying areas, many of them wearing Xtratufs and flannel shirts on a rainy/snowy evening, had ex...
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Monk’s Rock expands to include store and bakery
Situated high above Monk’s Rock Coffeehouse and Bookstore, High Tide gives people a quiet space to shop, eat or read a book. The shop is a side effort of Monk’s Rock, which is also expanding to include a bakery in the space formerly occupied by Eugene’s Restaurant in the white-sided building at the downtown Y. High Tide opened around nine months ago but got off to a slow start, said Monk’s Rock manager Susannah Da...
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Leonides V. Dela Cruz
Kodiak resident Leonides V. Dela Cruz, 48, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 in Anchorage. Funeral ceremonies were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. in Anchorage. Father Dan Hebert officiated. Memorial services will be held in Kodiak at a time and location to be announced. For further information, contact Gina at 907-512-1506. Leo’s ashes will be buried next t...
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Feds will not list cold-water coral as endangered
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A federal agency has concluded that a petition seeking to list Alaska's cold-water corals as endangered or threatened does not contain enough information to make the case. The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Tuesday it had rejected the petition submitted in August by the Center for Biological Diversity, which sought a formal endangered species review for 44 cold-water corals because of...
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Bud Cassidy is 'a good man'
To the Editor: You have heard the expression, of course, “A good man, nowadays, is hard to find.” It applies to women as well. Often, in our case, when we are looking for someone to fill an important position in town, we assume that we need to look elsewhere for “a good man.” Sometimes, when unique abilities are required, this is necessary. Often, the dedication needed for an exceptional job is found only in someo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 13
Monday, Feb. 11 • At 12:48 a.m., an officer contacted an owner about a dog and its owner took the dog inside. • At 1:41 a.m., 5:40 a.m. and 6 a.m., an officer performed a business check. • At 10:06 a.m., a wallet was turned in. • At 10:52 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle was dropping pieces on the roadway, which brought out the eagles and caused a road hazard. An officer spoke to the company and told them to get ...
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Hunting permits by email on Friday
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will announce the winners of its annual big game permit draw on Friday, and for the first time will do so by email. Hunters who registered for big game permits as well as Tier I and Tier II subsistence rights should receive an email early Friday morning. By noon, the results of the permit lottery will also be posted online at http://hunt.alaska.gov. Emailed permit announcemen...
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Local results: Feb. 13
City league basketball Thursday, Feb. 7 St. Herman’s Hermits 79, Free Agents 51 Oscar Olsen 41 points, Jason Chocknok 11, Edward Trefon Jr. 10, John Askoak 6, Jason Isaac 5, Leonard Wassillie 4 and Darlene Askoak 2 for St. Herman’s. Laurence Nacapuy 15 points, MJ Portillo 10, Creven Villaran 9, Kobe Morera 7, R-Jay Cabalar 6 and Francis Miranda 4 for Free Agents. Camai 74, St. Innocent’s 56 Kevin Van Hatten 16 poi...
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Kodiak man accused of stalking
A Kodiak man has been accused of felony stalking after he allegedly repeatedly contacted a woman who had a restraining order against him. Sean Javier, 24, faces one count of felony stalking, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. He also faces four misdemeanor charges for violating a domestic violence restraining order and five misdemeanor charges for violating conditions of re...
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New public library construction on budget
On Borough Hill, city residents have watched construction of the new Kodiak Public Library proceeding smoothly on schedule. An analysis of the project’s financial foundations presents a similarly serene picture. On Saturday, Kodiak Public Library Association board chairwoman Erin Harrington told library supporters the library is on schedule and on budget. “It’s very optimistic that we’ll be completing the project ...
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