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Find economical habitat for Jackson trailer park residents
To the Editor, Traveling a lot, I returned to Kodiak with the purpose of an art exhibit and exposure for my 2016 calendar, 'Kodiak Colors.' I am fond of this community and its deep-rooted history and gritty, colorful characters. I feel we have a sweet, short decade in time before Corporate America and the alarming speed of technology erases the memory of our most beloved moments and people. This precious piece of ...
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Douglas Alston Lohse
Douglas Alston Lohse was born to Herman Douglas Lohse and Lydia (Waln) Lohse on November 26, 1928 in Cordova, Alaska. He passed away in Bothell, Washington on December 28, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer. He was one of four children, Cecil, Shirley and Donna. It was natural that Doug would work the sea and fish. His love was the sea, and could navigate by the stars, a skill he would teach many. He worked in ...
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Senior Life: Getting ready for membership meeting
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will hold its annual membership meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 29, at the senior center. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served and there will be lots of door prizes, entertainment and a brief business meeting. Anyone 69 and older is invited to attend the meeting and if you are not signed up at the center, you can do so that evening. If you need a ride to the event, call KATS at...
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It's time to reduce halibut bycatch
The summer season is upon us and for many Alaskans this means fishing for one of the state’s most prized species — halibut. During the first week in June, federal fishery managers have an important opportunity to take a stand for those of us in Alaska that value and depend on the halibut resource. At their meeting in Sitka, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council will be voting on measures to reduce the amoun...
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Assembly OKs reduced school budget
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly received a budget presentation and approved an initial KIB School District funding with a reduction in funding. The school district had asked for $10.9 million, the same amount of funding as they had received last year. The assembly approved $10.32 million. Both amounts are based on the mill rate with one mill equaling $1.2 million in property tax, according to finance director K...
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KPD warns residents about caller claiming to represent police
The Kodiak Police Department warned local residents Tuesday about a scam involving a caller claiming to be a representative of the police department while asking for payment over the phone to clear up a missed court date. In an advisory sent via email, the department said the scam artist’s caller ID would show a number similar to KPD’s. “It is possible to spoof numbers with a computer so if you receive a call like...
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FISH FACTOR: Upper Cook Inlet coal mine decision delayed
Alaskans will have to wait until fall to learn if salmon habitat prevails over a coal mine proposed at Upper Cook Inlet. A decision due earlier this month by the state Department of Natural Resources has been delayed until after a public hearing later this summer, said Ed Fogels, DNR Deputy Commissioner. At issue is competing water rights claims filed in 2009 by the Chuitna Citizens Coalition and PacRim Coal of De...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 26
April 19 Around 12:56 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 1:26 a.m., police warned a driver on Marine Way to drive with their headlights on. At 1:34 a.m., police warned a driver on Marine Way to drive with their headlights on. At 1:40 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 2:12 a.m., a suspicious vehicle left the Chichenof Street area when police asked. At 2:35 a.m., police advised a drive...
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Christensen scores at regionals
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen picked up four points at the Region II Track and Field Championships that concluded Saturday at Susitna Valley High School. The freshman earned four points with her fourth-place finishes in the 100-meter run and the long jump. She recorded a time of 14.35 seconds in the 100 and had a mark of 12 feet, 10.5 inches in the long jump. Christiansen did not qualify for the small-school st...
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