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Who approved new coast guard housing?
To the Editor, US Coast Guard is building new townhomes costing $950,000 each? (duplexes at $1.9 million for two homes). Who approved this $1.9 million expenditure? After surveying who in Kodiak about available housing in the private sector? Will these 20 new, super-expensive townhomes mean 20 private homes won't be sold on Kodiak Island? Or 20 units for rent in the private sector will be vacant? These will be the...
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In the Courts: Sept. 5
Lisa A Georgino pleaded guilty to misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Georgino was sentenced to 360 days in jail (270 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for mental health/domestic violence/anger management and placed on probation for four years. Leo Eugene Robichaud Jr. pleaded guilty to negligent driving not commercial motor vehicle and driving without a valid operator li...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Sept. 5-12
Sept. 5 – Sept. 12 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Sept. 5 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:4...
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DOT fire exceeds $1 million in damages
The structure, a flatbed truck and a forklift were totally destroyed by a fire at a highway maintenance building near Chiniak early Saturday. “The losses are anticipated to be in excess of $1 million,” Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said. Other equipment, including two graders, a plow and a loader, were not at the Kalsin Bay Maintenance Station at the time an...
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Council and borough discuss fisheries data, fees, economic development
The Kodiak City Council and Kodiak Island Borough Assembly met at a joint work session to talk about fisheries, building fees and economic development on Tuesday. Members of the fisheries work group, comprised of three members from the borough assembly and three from the city council plus the city and borough managers, talked about developing economic analysis for local fisheries. Assembly and work group member Ch...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 4
August 22 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a person who had been subsistence fishing for two days in Afognak Bay for failing to log the subsistence fish on his permit. August 25 • Wildlife Troopers cited a person operating a motorized vessel in Uyak Bay for not having a Type 4 personal flotation device aboard. August 27 • At 6 p.m., Wildlife Troopers cited a California man fishing on the Pasagshak River who had pu...
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Kalil, Larsen win Island golf titles
The final holes of the 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship were so anticlimatic that champion Rick Kalil had plenty of time to think about things other than golf. “All I was thinking when I was on the eighth hole was that I was hungry,” he said. Kalil dominated the first 27 holes of the two-day tournament by so much that Sunday’s last nine holes turned into a two-hour victory lap around a sun-soaked Bear Valley G...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 4
August 3 • At 12:07 a.m., police arrested a woman on Purtov Street for criminal trespass. • At 12:46 a.m., a 911 caller reported gunfire sounds on High Avenue. They had stopped before police arrived, and police did not locate. • At 1:37 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting on Mozart Circle. It was gone when police arrived. • At 2:29 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:32 a.m., police conducted a...
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No walking to one Art Walk location
This month’s Kodiak Arts Council First Friday Art Walk showcases jewelry, photography, quilts, and one location not within walking distance, unless you live in Chiniak. Sue Baker’s Clay Creek Pottery studio is a 45-minute drive from the city of Kodiak. The event flyer notes “Walking to Chiniak is not recommended.” Baker will display wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramic pieces. She was invited to be part of the art ...
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DAVID PESTRIKOFF
Well-loved Kodiak resident David Pestrikoff, 75, passed away peacefully in Kodiak on Friday, Aug. 22, after an extended period of hospitalization. David was born in Ouzinkie on Aug. 6, 1939, to Mary (Katelnikoff) Peterson and Nicholi Pestrikoff. Shortly after the death of his father at about the age of 3, David, the second youngest of 13, was brought to live at Baker Cottage in Ouzinkie along with his sister Paris...
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