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Zoning board nixes parking plan for processing plant
After weeks of controversy and debate, the Kodiak Island Borough Planning and Zoning Commission turned down a request from Pacific Seafoods to reduce the amount of required parking spaces its processing plant is required to maintain off Shelikof Street. The request came after the borough prosecuted a complaint that alleged the Pacific Seafoods plant did not have the 22 parking places required by borough code for a...
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Literature and music combine in new radio show
KMXT-FM will soon air a new radio show on Sunday nights that explores the lives of literary characters by fusing music and literature together. “Twisted Lit” is the brainchild of Kodiak High School English teacher LeeAnn Schmelzenbach and Kodiak Daily Mirror salesman Dan Zeleznik. The one-hour weekly show will explore a different literary character each week through music of all genres. “We’re relating the songs w...
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Kodiak swimmers at SoHi Pentathlon
Kodiak High School’s swim team is at the Soldotna Pentathlon Friday. The Pentathlon consists of 50 yards of each stroke, plus a 100-yard individual medley. Times are added and a winner is declared. Kodiak Coach John Lindquist figures his tandem of Jori Lindquist, Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes will battle for the top spot. “I set a goal for them to get 1-2-3,” John said. “There are some kids out there who will pus...
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Kodiak man accused of forging checks
A Kodiak man has been accused of stealing another man’s checks and forging two checks totaling $800. Roy Burke, 34, faces charges of second-degree theft and two counts of second-degree forgery. The investigation started on July 9, when a man reported to the Kodiak Police Department that Burke had forged his signature on two checks for $400 each. The man told police the two checks had been stolen from a filing cabi...
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KHS tennis team puts on community tournament
Kodiak High School’s tennis team is hosting the 2012 Autumnal Equinox Tournament Saturday at Baranof Park. The round-robin doubles tournament begins at 10 a.m. The tournament is free and open to the community. “This is mainly to give experience to the high school players and to get people in the community out to play some tennis,” Kodiak coach Steve Johnston wrote in an email. If it is raining, the tournament will...
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Stage and Screen: Two interesting weeks at the theater
Over a touch more than 14 days I attended four stage productions — two traditional main stage productions presented in a major, traditional regional theater complex and two non-traditional shows performed in more imaginative local performance spaces. These experiences suggest an interesting transition that appears to be developing in live theater. Local, mostly small, theaters groups appear to be thriving and attr...
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Playbook: Sept. 20
Friday, Sept. 21 Swimming: Kodiak at the Soldotna Pentathlon at Soldotna High School. Volleyball: Kodiak at the West Spiketacular at West Anchorage High School.
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Anchorage storm diverts planes to Fairbanks
For the second time in the past two weeks, a gusty day in Anchorage is translating into a busy one at Fairbanks International Airport. Flights bound for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport were being diverted to Fairbanks Wednesday to avoid a severe windstorm in southcentral Alaska. About 20 planes were filling the runway by mid-afternoon, including jets from Alaska Airlines, Asiana, Korean Airlines, UPS, ...
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Seward asks for help after flood
SEWARD (AP) — Widespread flooding has prompted city officials in Seward to declare a state of emergency. City Clerk Johanna Kinney tells KTUU flooding in town prompted the declaration Wednesday from City Manager James Hunt. Flooding has been reported in the Phoenix/Chiswell, Dieckgraeff Road, Lowell Creek Waterfall and Port Avenue areas of town. One road has been closed because of a landslide. The National Park Se...
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State announces 2012 Permanent Fund Dividend: $878
ANCHORAGE (AP) — It’s not much — $878 — but Sina Takafua isn’t balking at her first annual payout from Alaska’s oil savings account. “I’m just happy. It’s free money,” she said of the amount she’ll receive just for living in the state, in her case the northernmost town of Barrow. State officials on Tuesday announced the amount of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to be distributed Oct. 4 to all men, women and childr...
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