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Add sunset clause to PFD ‘seizure act’
To the editor: Gov. Walker calls it the Permanent Fund Protection Act, but a more accurate name would be the Permanent Fund Seizure Act.  Walker tells us that he “reduced the $430 million appropriation for oil tax credits to the governor’s original proposal of $30 million, the statutory minimum r...
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Teeing Off: On the road
Nothing beats getting pummeled by a dog after six long days on the road — not even right-out-of-the-oven-melt-in-your-mouth cookies. When I walked through the door of the Clarkston apartment last Saturday, it was like Gizmo had not seen his daddy for a year. The pup went crazy, sprinting around t...
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Post 17 hosts Bartlett in final home series
While teams jockey for position atop the American Legion baseball standings, Kodiak and Bartlett are battling to stay out of the cellar this weekend in Kodiak. Bartlett Post 29 is seventh in the eight-team National Division with a 1-12 record (14 points), while Kodiak Post 17 is last with a 0-11 ...
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Sports Briefs: Ostrander makes 5,000 finals
Former Kenai High School standout Allie Ostrander advanced to the 5,000-meter run finals at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Thursday in Eugene, Oregon. Ostrander, a freshman at Boise State University and the only college runner in the field, placed fourth in the second of two heats to punch her tick...
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Bear sightings down despite nearby encounters
Two bears are believed to be behind recent sightings in populated areas, according to a local wildlife biologist. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has received recent observation reports from the Monashka and Womens Bay areas, said Nathan Svoboda, an area wildlife biologist for the agency. ...
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Berry-licious year follows warm spell
Berries are coming out considerably earlier than normal, and Kodiak’s back-to-back warm years have something to do with it. Bill Pyle, supervisory biologist with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, said the refuge is conducting a survey of berry sites to track the early fruit. “We have cameras i...
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Update: Morning power outage occurred during testing
A short system-wide power outage Thursday morning caused anyone who gets power through Kodiak Electric Association to lose it. According to a KEA release, "During routine testing of the control system at the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Facility, a system communication interruption occurred." The po...
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Morin finishes at Teen Masters
Despite producing his highest game at Teen Masters, Kodiak’s Josh Morin did not make the cut in America’s premier youth bowling tournament. The recent Kodiak High School graduate rolled a 211 in his third of six games during the final day of qualifying Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Even ...
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