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Deadline for sludge comments approaching
To the Editor: The opera is still running and the damsel in distress isn't singing but hopefully soon she will. This Friday, Jan. 18, is our last opportunity to email lori.aldrich@alaska.gov. Our comments should be strong, clear and to the point. We want to kibosh any idea of composting the city's untreated sludge at the industrial-zoned 5-acre oceanfront site in Middle Bay. As Rosie the Riveter says, "We can do i...
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Jail needs a nurse on staff
To the Editor: I have a long history of being in trouble with the law. It's totally no fault of the police department, which has treated me with total respect. It has been my actions that have changed the way the community thinks about me. I am known as a person who is a threat to everybody when I'm in my crazy mind. Mental health programs don't help, or pills either; this is not about me. This is about the new ja...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter studies
“How in the world did you come up with that, Hank?” Over the years, that’s become a familiar refrain from fishing friends. I do some pretty weird things on the water, departures from the usual Kodiak methods. And they often work well. In truth, I owe most of the new fishing methods to Kodiak’s long fishless winter. In lieu of fishing, I read a whole lot about fishing and manage occasional winter fishing trips to d...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 15
Thursday, Jan. 10 • At 12:02 a.m., an officer asked a man to secure his dog. • At 12:25 a.m., an officer impounded a loose dog on Baranof Street. • At 7:46 a.m., a caller reported fuel was stolen. • At 10:30 a.m., a caller reported fraudulent charges on his bank account. • At 10:41 a.m., a caller reported someone poured bleach in her car. • At 12:04 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle she didn’t recognize was in her...
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Births: Jan. 15
• Garrett Lazaga Hathaway was born at 1:31 p.m. Jan. 3, 2013, to Gregory Duane and Alchel Lazaga Hathaway. He weighed 6 pounds, 15.4 ounces and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Farmington, Maine and Manila, Philippines. His father works at Trident Seafoods. Proud grandparents are Duane Thronald and Cecile Hathaway from Farmington, Maine and Alfredo Sotto and Arcely Visaya Lazaga from Manila...
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Fisheries group approves letter to NPFMC
The Kodiak city and borough fisheries work group has approved the final draft of a letter addressing the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council’s plan to create a catch share program to limit bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska. Over the last couple of months, the fisheries group has been drafting a letter asking the North Pacific council to explore a range of options for a catch share program. Half a dozen communit...
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Shell helps deliver 1,300 pounds of food to Old Harbor
Royal Dutch Shell PLC helped deliver more than 1,000 pounds of food from the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank to Old Harbor last week. Alex von Tsurikov, director of the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank, loaded a vehicle with 1,344 pounds of food and drove it to Island Air Service, which flew the food to Old Harbor Thursday morning. "It was a natural fit and the right thing to do," Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Sm...
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Borough to vote on ordinance addressing transparency in awarding contracts
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard from borough attorney Cheryl Brooking about attorney-client privilege during its Thursday night work session. In its meeting this week, the assembly is scheduled to vote on an ordinance addressing transparency when awarding borough contracts. The ordinance does not specifically address a controversial 2012 contract with Kodiak Construction Services. Assemblyman Mel Stephens...
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Garden Gate: Starting the New Year on a clean foot
According to Celtic tradition, the winter solstice is a time to prepare for the New Year by cleaning house. The idea is to start the New Year on a clean foot. Floors are swept from the outside of the room inward (said to prevent good energy from escaping out the front door), and all clothing and linen is washed. Aack, you say. This sounds like too much work. Well, consider two good reasons for spring cleaning in t...
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Port and Harbor board recommends increase in shipyard rates
The Kodiak Port and Harbor Advisory Board plans to put the Kodiak Shipyard finances back into the black with several years of rate increases. On Friday, the board voted to recommend a 40 percent increase in shipyard rates and lay days in the first year of changes and an additional 20 percent increase the second year changes are put into effect. The rate increases must be approved by the Kodiak City Council before ...
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