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Safeway fire caused by oven stack, contained quickly
Safeway reopened after a brief closure and evacuation of the store by the Kodiak City Fire Department Sunday. Safeway had experienced a stack fire in one of the ovens in its kitchen area that resulted in some smoke in the building. “What happened is we have two commercial very big ovens. There was a fire inside the stack. What caused it — we don’t know. It was very brief fire. It never breached the stack itself — ...
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Death Notice: Billy Harrington
Services for Billy Harrington will be held on Wednesday July 16 at Berean Baptist Church. Viewing is from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a graveside service and repast potluck dinner. Please sign up to bring food at: perfectpotluck.com, coordinator: Hartt, password: 5610. Please call Barb Hartt at 512-7059 with any questions.
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Carefully rethinking decorum debate
In reference to the debated KIB Ordinance FY2014-20, also known as the Decorum in Debate policy: As a public entity, the Assembly must ensure reasoned discourse among its members and those attending meetings. According to the ethics of reasoned discourse, it is unreasonable to question someone’s motives because motives are irrelevant to a policy’s “goodness.” Essentially, a policy is justified according to the goo...
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Aim your sights at pink salmon
You would think that with a freezer brimming with king salmon and red salmon, we would yawn at the pink salmon arriving off our shores. Nothing could be further from the truth! Whether for fishing fun or on the table, we relish pink salmon as much as their larger cousins. Pinks are a blast to catch, and they’re credible fighters on light tackle. Give their delicate flesh a little respect on the stovetop, and they’...
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Events ramp up in anticipation of Relay for Life
Last weekend saw an event for cancer survivors and two fundraisers for Relay for Life, which starts on July 25 at 6 p.m. and ends on July 26 at 6 p.m. On Friday evening, cancer survivors were honored and celebrated at a luau at the Elks Lodge. On Saturday evening, bartenders at the Tropics Lounge and Kodiak Island Brewery donated the tips they made to Relay for Life. On Saturday morning, members of the Work in Pro...
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Assembly may revisit fireworks legislation
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed revisiting an ordinance banning fireworks outside of June 15 and July 15 and December 26 to July 1.. The panel also funding for furniture, fixtures and equipment for the new high school at the July 10 work session. There have been some concerns expressed by the borough’s bond attorney regarding language in FY2010-03, the ordinance authorizing the borough to issue bonds ...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 14
June 27 • At 1:54 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:10 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:15 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive. • At 3:39 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:54 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Pillar Mountain Road. It was a man camping in his vehicle who left when police asked. • At 11:40 a.m., po...
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Majors advance to District I Finals
For the first time since 2012, Kodiak’s Major Little League baseball all-star team is headed to the District I Finals. Kodiak punched its ticket to the next round by beating Anchorage Military, 4-3, and Palmer, 9-6, in pool play over the weekend in Anchorage. Kodiak finished second in the five-team pool with a 3-1 record. The team opens the District I Finals double-elimination tournament at 6:45 p.m. today against...
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Fish Factor: Tracking melting glaciers
Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William Sound. “It’s been hugely successful. We’ve flown these things all over inside and outside of Prince William Sound, we’ve had great control over them, we’ve been able to move them to exactly where we want them to be. They are making thousands of measurements ...
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Garden Gate: Strawberries and radishes join forces
I love it when a plan comes together, even if I didn’t plan it that way. In the garden, we have strawberries and radishes maturing at the same time, strawberries in containers on the deck (to keep them out of slug-harm’s way) and radishes in a raised bed next to the white, Hakurei turnips. Now you’d think they are dissimilar edibles, never to cohabit the same bowl. But with both brimming with red right now, I thou...
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