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Lawmaker files bill to guard Alaska Permanent Fund benefit
An Anchorage lawmaker has filed a constitutional amendment proposing to further protect the Alaska Permanent Fund as the state grappled with a deepening deficit due to collapse in oil prices. The proposal, from Democratic Sen. Bill Wielechowski, was among the first wave of bills and resolutions filed ahead of the upcoming legislative session and released on Friday. The legislative session begins Jan. 20. Wielechow...
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Alaska Aerospace to return more than $20-M to state
Alaska Aerospace Corp. will return more than $20 million from a $25 million unspent grant to the state after the Kodiak Launch Complex has accomplished plans to reduce costs by joining forces with another group, CEO Craig Campell said Friday. Campbell’s statement came during the weekend as other agencies involved in the state’s five other mega projects submitted their reports outlining their operating costs and co...
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Saturday Floyd results
Girls Kodiak 43, East 40 East 65, Lathrop 57 Lathrop 63, Mt. Edgecumbe 60. Boys East 84, Kodiak 60 East 75, Mt. Edgecumbe 44 West Valley 72, Mt. Edgecumbe 57 Kodiak box scores: Girls BEARS 43, T-BIRDS 40 East 16 7 9 8 — 40 Kodiak 9 14 14 7 — 43 East (40) — Villerreal 1 0-0 3, Coffin 1 0-0 2, Suaava 1 0-0 2, Kidder 3 2-4 8, Uhila 4 0-0 8, Richard 1 2-2 4, Voliva 1 0-0 2, Manu 2 0-0 4, Hines 0 0-0 0, Page 3 1-2 7. T...
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Wrestlers off to Fairbanks
Half a dozen Kodiak High School wrestlers are attending the John Tobin Invitational in North Pole. The tournament begins today and concludes Saturday. This is Kodiak’s first competition since competing at the West Anchorage Christmas Classic on Dec. 20. The team has spent the past couple weeks practicing and moving into the new mat room at KHS. Kodiak coach Pat Costello said Jay-Ar Small, Levi Fried and Nolan Wand...
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Man killed after roommate’s ‘ninja moves’ had ‘heart of gold,’ says co-producer of ‘Deadliest Catch’
Dennis Fathke, the Kodiak man who died when his roommate showed him some “ninja moves” while playing with a large curved knife, “acted tough, but had a heart of gold,” one of the original producers of “Deadliest Catch” said. Doug Stanley said Fathke, 59, was among the first characters on the hit reality TV series when it was still called “America’s Deadliest Season” during its first airing. Fathke, then onboard th...
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Friday at the Floyd: Kodiak girls split, boys win
Krista Hicks challenged her team to play defense during her halftime speech. The girls gave their coach what she wanted. With a lockdown fourth quarter, Kodiak picked up a 48-40 victory over 3A Mt. Edgecumbe at the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament Friday afternoon at Kodiak High School. This was Kodiak's first game in the tournament, as its opener on Thursday was cancelled because Mt...
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New Joe Floyd schedule released
Get ready for a marathon of basketball. Kodiak High School released an updated schedule for the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament with 11 games over the next two days. The Kodiak's girls start the frenzy at 1 p.m. today against Mt. Edgecumbe. It will be the Bears' first game of the tournament. KHS had to tear up the original schedule because five teams could not travel to the island o...
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In the Courts: Jan. 9
Kelvin Ruben pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct – challenge to a fight. Ruben was sentenced to 10 days in jail (10 suspended) and fined $1,000 ($1,000 suspended) and ordered to complete 20 hours of community work service and placed on probation for one year.
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 9
Dec. 22 At 12:26 a.m., a caller reported reckless driving on Bartel Avenue. Police were unable to locate vehicle described. At 1:02 a.m., police cited a driver on Stellar Way for having no proof of insurance. At 2:37 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances on Thorsheim Street. The vehicle was unoccupied. At 2:44 a.m., police gave a no camping advisement on Thorsheim Street. At 4:10 a.m., a 911 caller re...
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Code change insults intelligence
Kodiak Island is such a unique place to live. The people living here are, for the most part, thoughtful, caring, giving, creative and — oh, intelligent. This imported version of P&Z Title 17 is an insult to our intelligence. The purpose and intent of Title 17 reads; “to promote public health, safety and general welfare through the use of uniform district regulations.” Agenda 21 reads, “Protecting and promoting hum...
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