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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...
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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 Marnie 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 Marnie 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 Marnie Leist kicked off the debate. Incumbent Bishop mentioned economic development and maintaining infras...
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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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Work group decides on bycatch program issues
Last Friday, the Kodiak fisheries work group decided on what to include in a letter to send to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council regarding trawl bycatch reduction. Right now, NMPFC is working on researching ways to reduce bycatch through a cooperative management program. The council asked for Kodiak's input on aspects of the program, and the work group has been discussing what would go in a letter to ...
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Marine debris from Tugidak
Kodiak’s Island Trails Network and volunteers have spent 60 days over the last two summers cleaning up 16 miles of beaches on Tugidak Island, off the southern-most point of Kodiak Island. All the debris is kept at a fenced-in site on Coast Guard property a couple miles out on Anton Larsen Bay Road while ITN works on getting it disposed of. There are dozens of bags along with piles of debris like crab pots, tires, ...
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Local candidates to debate
The candidates for the city council, the borough assembly and the school board will debate on Tuesday, giving voters a chance to learn about them before heading to the polls on Oct. 7. All of the assembly and council candidates are planning to attend, but two of the three school board candidates have said they may not make it, said Chamber of Commerce director Trevor Brown. The borough assembly candidates are incu...
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Austerman expresses concerns on funding for new launch pad
Kodiakans can weigh in on plans for a new launch pad at Narrow Cape in an open house set for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Best Western Kodiak Inn. The public meeting will address a Federal Aviation Administration draft environmental assessment for a proposed third launch pad intended for medium-lift rockets, at the Kodiak Launch Complex operated by the state-owned Alaska Aerospace Corp. An AAC aerospace eng...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak hospital gets health award
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center recently received a Quality Achievement Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, a quality improvement organization. “The awards recognize Alaska hospitals for their dedication to ensuring that patients receive high quality care in seven national quality project areas,” according to a statement from Mountain-Pacific. The seven areas make up a score called the appropriate ...
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