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Group looks for Fish Tech funding
The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group wants to keep the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center operating by finding funding from outside the system. The facility’s future is up in the air as the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks to cut its budget in light of the state’s tight fiscal situation. “We’re looking for ways to keep applied fisheries research within the university budget,” said Larry LeDoux, a member of th...
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Kodiak tops Dimond with 10-run first inning
After sitting through a two-hour delay, Kodiak High School’s baseball team came out blazing in its 2016 season opener. The Bears erupted for 10 runs in the first inning and posted a 10-5 nonconference victory over Dimond on the first day of the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament Wednesday evening at Baranof Field. Heading into the season, fourth-year coach James Arnold said the defense would will the team...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 14
March 25 At 1:28 a.m., a man reported someone breaking into his residence window in the 1900 block of Mil Bay Road, and it might be his son. It was. Police advised him of his civil options to keep the son off the property. At 3:09 a.m., a woman reported someone pounding on her front window in the 400 block of Lightfoot Avenue, and it might be her relatives’ ex-boyfriend. It was. He was arrested for two outstanding...
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Letter to the Editor: Manager contract still not dead
To the editor: Friday’s KDM carried a news story headlined “Assembly votes down divisive manager hire,” which does not discuss the political intrigue behind the voting and (perhaps?) gives one the wrong impression. Agenda Item 13A was to affirm a tentative contract between borough manager candidate Michael Powers and the Kodiak Island Borough, the contract having been negotiated by assembly members LeDoux and Pete...
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Week in Words: Advertising, piracy help keep things moving
Well, I told you I might do it. And I did it. Pirate Elvis made an appearance at the Kodiak Arts Council Auction last Saturday. And I almost won the costume contest. I was a close second place. Real close. I’m sure there are pictures making the rounds on social media. I lost to a little kid. Oh well. It was a wild night to wrap up a wild week. Relatively speaking. For instance, some Kodiak constituents had some st...
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New barrier walls
Nearing Mile 5 of West Rezanof Drive, between city Piers 2 and 3, motorists can’t miss the Brechan Construction crew at work installing new walls to protect the road and those using it from falling rocks. Merle Sena, project engineer for the Alaska Department of Transportation, said the new construction will feature larger, higher walls to protect the roadway, the only route for travelers from the city of Kodiak t...
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House candidate visits Kodiak
One of the challengers for Rep. Don Young’s seat in Congress can claim some roots in the Emerald Isle. Steve Lindbeck lives in Anchorage with his wife, Patty Ginsburg, but he said, “Kodiak is the foundation story for my family.” After filing papers Thursday to enter the race as a Democratic candidate, Lindbeck started campaigning, making a Tuesday visit to Kodiak. He said his father, a career Navy man, stopped her...
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Kodiak softball begins new era
New Kodiak High School softball coach Michelle Stratton isn’t beginning her tenure with a cupcake opponent; instead, she is diving right in against the defending small-school state champions. The Bears open up with Thursday and Friday games at Sitka, a member of the Southeast Conference that has collected six state titles since the small-school classification was added in 2005. To make things even more fun for Str...
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Kodiak baseball starts season today
The first pitch of the 2016 Kodiak High School baseball season gets tossed today when the Bears open their season at Baranof Field against Dimond in the second Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament. The game begins at 5:30 p.m. Wasilla plays defending state champion Chugiak in the first game of the tournament at noon. The tournament is named after Rex Matautia, a Kodiak teenager who drowned in Lake Gertrude,...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 13
March 24 At 12:05 a.m., a person requested police patrol the 900 block of Stellar Way for an unknown man that had been leaning on his house. Police were unable to find the man described. At 1:35 a.m., police cited a driver in the 600 block of Thorsheim Street for having no proof of insurance. At 2:49 a.m., police contacted a man in the Selief and Mylark lanes area due to the recent reports of thefts from cars. Eve...
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