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$2.8 million sidewalk complete
Visitors aboard Kodiak’s final cruise ship of the season were among the first to use the city’s newest transportation artery on Wednesday. At a cost of more than $2.8 million, the first phase of the Shelikof Street Pedestrian Improvement Project is all but complete. Traffic cones and caution tape still drape the edges of the new sidewalk that connects Pier 2 and Jack Hinckel Way, but that didn’t deter a handful of...
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Bolyard bounces back from illness
Every stride Tiffany Bolyard takes is a step toward regaining the form that had her on the path to stardom. After battling health issues the past two years, the Kodiak High School senior is finally feeling like herself on a cross country course. That was apparent than her 33rd-place finish at last Saturday’s Frank Dieckgraff Invitational in Seward. Finishing that far behind the winner might not sound like an accom...
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Prep cross country: KHS hosts Colony in last home meet
Kodiak’s cross country team hosts Region III opponent Colony in the final meet of the regular season Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The meet begins with the girls race at 5 p.m. and is followed by the boys race at 5:45 p.m. Colony was ahead of both Kodiak teams at last Saturday’s Frank Dieckgraff Invitational in Seward and will give the Bears a test on their home course. In Kodiak’s only other h...
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Isn’t Kodiak a great place to live?
To the Editor: I thoroughly enjoy the support when someone publicly attacks one of our own. The rules governing letters to the editor in the past have warned us against personal attacks. We have stirred up the Kodiak I have known for better than three decades. Like when the city wanted to use its own land on Near Island for the new police department and the three Jacks (as we call them), fought and defeated the pr...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 19
Thursday, Sept. 12 • At 2:38 a.m., Alaska State Trooper dispatch received a phone call from a 43-year-old Kodiak man. The caller said a 54-year-old Kodiak woman physically assaulted him by throwing a glass bowl at him. The bowl hurt his hip and caused a bruise. Troopers were unable to immediately make contact with the woman, but on Sept. 12 at approximately 08:40 a.m., they found her. She arrested for fourth-degre...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 19
Tuesday, Sept. 17 • At 2:17 a.m., a caller requested a suspicious man walking in the building be removed. The man was gone when officers arrived. • At 2:43 a.m., a license was turned in. • At 3:18 a.m., a caller reported he hadn’t seen his friend in a few hours after being in the bars. The police received a call that his friend had made it home safely. • At 8:13 a.m., a man was cited for driving with a suspended l...
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Kodiak Achievers: Sept. 19
• Wisconsin Lutheran College has named sophomore David Anderson to its football team. The college, located in Milwaukee, Wis., is an independent Christian school. • Julie Beehler has been named a student ambassador and peer mentor at Missouri Baptist University. Beehler is a junior majoring in human services. Missouri Baptist is a “Christ-centered university” located in St. Louis. • Danielle Willis, a freshman, ha...
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Coast Walk yields positive results
Forty-eight beaches on the Kodiak Island road system have been cleaned of garbage this summer as part of the Coast Walk summer cleanup campaign. Earlier this summer Island Trails Network identified 81 beaches on the road system as targets for the cleanup, which was funded by the Alaska Marine Stewardship Foundation. The goal of Coast Walk was to create public awareness of marine debris and to get beaches cleaned. ...
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Study probes for details of link between bears and salmon
Everyone knows bears love salmon. That’s just about all we know. “Salmon are really critical to bears, but there’s a lot about the interaction we don’t know,” said researcher Will Deacy. “It’s more complicated than it first looks.” Deacy is lead researcher on a group studying the tie between Kodiak bears and the salmon they eat. Since May, he and a team of volunteers and helpers have been monitoring cameras set up...
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Be careful who you vote for
To the Editor: It now appears we have a hardline Communist and KGB officer running the Syrian chemical weapons show: Vladimir Putin. He is also very much military. The leader of the United States has never been in the military. He doesn’t know anything about it, and it shows when making decisions and the right decisions. The Russians even bailed him out when he, Obama, stuck his foot in his mouth concerning the “r...
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