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State still rolling over for Big Oil
To the editor: Is Alaska a third world country? I watched a program on how the Congo is ripped off by big multinational mining companies — legally done, in deals made between the multinationals and the government officials. I was reminded of ex-Gov. Parnell’s long, shrill battle to put SB21 in place, replacing Alaska’s Clear and Equitable Share (ACES) taxation, under which the Alaskan coffers grew in step with the...
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Post 17 takes Eagle River to extra innings
A spirited rally came up short for Post 17 on Wednesday. Kodiak rallied from a 10-run deficit to take a lead into the ninth inning, but ended up losing 20-19 in 10 innings to Eagle River in an American Legion baseball game at Loretta French Field in Chugiak. In a game that lasted four hours, the two National Division teams combined for 39 runs and 40 hits — 26 for the Wolves and 14 for the Bears. Mitchell Kane and...
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Kodiak Tapestry: Madsen travels bumpy road to deaconate
That kid had no business being at the prayer service in the chapel at Monk’s Lagoon on Spruce Island. He was clearly inappropriate, fidgeting with sticks and stones, talking while the overflow on the chapel deck strained to hear what was going on inside. “That kid is always getting into trouble,” someone remarked. It was nothing serious, really. Just harmless rascality. But as he grew older, this mischievous kid g...
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Achievers July 1, 2016
Grab your partner and dance the afternoon away at Kodiak Teen Center. In celebration of life’s movements and your dreams, the Kodiak Public Library and Kodiak Teen Center are proud to co-sponsor the Dare to Dream family dance. Dance groups from around Kodiak will be also be attending and performing at this fun and free family event. This program is brought to you by the Kodiak Public Library.
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Three arrested on drug charges during burglary investigation
The Kodiak Police Department arrested three people Tuesday on drug charges during an investigation into a string of burglaries committed earlier this month. Elizabeth O’Neill, 21, Mathew Reid, 26, and Richard Rozelle, 26, each face a charge of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree, according to a KPD release. Kodiak police chief Ronda Wallace said the police continue to investigate a str...
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Local business applies for pot sales
A Kodiak resident has initiated an application with the state’s Marijuana Control Board for a retail business under the name Pure Bliss Kannabis. While the application lists a Shelikof Street address, applicant George Holloway said the location for the business is still unknown. He hopes to have it downtown, but is reluctant to enter into a lease before the city finalizes local regulations for the industry. In May...
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Nonprofit works for future of fisheries lab
A group of fishing industry and local leaders have formed a nonprofit seeking to preserve the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. The future of the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences facility, formerly known as the Fishery Industrial Technology Center, was thrown into doubt with the state’s current tight budget situation. Organizers hope the new nonprofit, named the Alaska ...
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Week in Words: Building codes, moles and bacon tattoos
The greatest season in Alaska’s yearly cycle is summer, but we don’t really know it by the “summer” moniker. We call it “construction season.” Building is everywhere — roads and sidewalks being repaired, new homes and renovated ones going up for sale, contractors and roofers working around the clock, trying to fit in one more project in between trips to fish camp. It’s the season of making. Forget spring, this is ...
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Obituary: Eddie Rose
Come join family and friends in celebrating the life of Eddie Rose. Loving husband, father, grandpa, friend and pilot. Help us honor a man who touched so many with his kind words and twinkling smile. He will be deeply missed. Service to begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Kodiak Baptist Mission Heritage Center with potluck repast to follow.
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Trooper Report: 6/30/2016
June 16 At approximately 5:40 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers of Soldotna contacted a 35-year-old Kodiak woman at the south Kasilof River beach. Investigation determined she failed to immediately log 21 salmon on her personal use permit prior to concealing the salmon from view and she was issued a citation for failure to immediately record salmon on a permit.  AWT contacted a 22-year-old Kodiak man on board a seine...
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