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Assembly moves forward Jackson Mobile Home Park ordinance
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly moved forward several ordinances Thursday evening to assist Jackson’s Mobile Home Park residents in moving their trailers by the park’s closing date. One issue that residents face is where to store their homes until they relocate or find another option. Borough Community Development Director Bob Pederson said an ordinance would extend the number of districts open to that kind of ...
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Chugiak bounced from regionals
Chugiak’s American Legion baseball season came to an end Thursday morning in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Mustangs fell 20-1 to Bellingham, Washington in a Northwest Regional loser-out contest. Chugiak, Alaska’s state champion, finished the season with a 29-5 record. Bellevue controlled the game from the start, scoring three in the first, one in the second and eight in the third. Washington’s state champion pounded out ...
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Kodiak’s Art Walk starts Friday with contest kick-off
August’s First Friday Art Walk is will include a kick-off of the second year of The Frame Shop’s youth art contest. The contest is open to children in two age groups: 7 to 12 and 13 to 18. “We had so many kids last year,” said shop owner Sarah Culbertson-Stokes. “It had really great reception and the kids had a lot of fun.” Like last year, voting can be done in person at The Frame Shop and via likes on the art, wh...
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Local growers cultivate ideas to expand CSA
A small group of Kodiak growers gathered Tuesday to discuss furthering community-supported agriculture in Kodiak. Local grower Dana Myers started a small-scale CSA program in June when an Afognak resident posted on the local Facebook group “Friends of Kodiak” asking for local produce. “I put together a box and shipped it to her that first week,” Myers said. After shipping the box off, Myers realized it was a much ...
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Senior sales tax exemption should be ‘needs based’
To the Editor, I agree with Dixie Hood, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, that a senior sales tax exemption should be “needs based.” A “needs based” sales tax exemption should be implemented in Kodiak and not just for senior citizens. While I know this is not a popular idea it does make sense. I am not against senior citizens. I’ll be one very soon. But this is an antiquated entitlement program that need...
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KHS football team hits the field
Alaska high school football teams officially started practicing last week, but for Kodiak the season actually started months ago. “A lot of these guys have put in a lot of work since January,” first-year Kodiak coach Bill McGuire said. “We have been getting together at the field and in the weight room. It’s been good to get out here and put some pads on and run around.” Close to 40 players attended Tuesday evening...
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Alumni update: Horn posts 2 wins
Alysa Horn helped lead Logan to a pair of victories in the women’s Queensland Basketball League in Australia over the weekend. On Saturday, Horn dropped a double-double, netting 14 points and 12 rebounds in a 79-63 win over South West Metro. The former Kodiak High School star went 5 for 11 from the field and drained all four of her free throws in 21 minutes. On Sunday, Horn tallied 15 points and eight rebounds in ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 6
July 17 At 2:30 p.m., AST contacted a man and woman parked near Jackson Mobile Home Park in a Honda Accord. The two were contacted under suspicioun that they were trespassing in Jackson’s. The investigation revealed they were not trespassing but drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle. The vehicle was impounded and the trooper’s applied for a search warrant for the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing. July 2...
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Chugiak falls in regional opener
Days after being crowned Alaska’s American Legion baseball champions, Chugiak failed to hold a four-run lead in its opener at the Northwest Regional on Wednesday in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gillette Post 42, Wyoming’s state champion, rallied from a 4-0 deficit to stun the Mustangs, 9-5. Chugiak dropped to a loser-out game that starts at 9:30 a.m. today. Vander Lekites, Zach Bohrer and Jason Hess each had two hits for Ch...
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Judge declares Kodiak troopers’ entry illegal
Cole orders suppression of evidence against Kodiak resident Billy Yovino Sr.
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