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Kodiak is full of volunteers
Want to meet some of the finest people you will ever meet? Look for a volunteer. Despite what many civic organizations like churches, Rotary, Lions, and Elks club are finding with their requirements of long-term commitment, finding volunteers isn’t hard to find. I went by the Humane Society the o...
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Winter ferry schedule released, cancellation/change fees increase
The Alaska Marine Highway System has released the winter schedule for all Alaska ferries and announced an updated cancellation and change fee system requiring immediate payment for all trips. According to the online schedule, Kodiak will see the Tustumena make trips from Kodiak to Homer about thr...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football hosts Kenai
Players on the Kodiak High football team will have an early wake-up call for their game on Saturday. The Bears’ important Northern Lights Conference tilt against Kenai will begin at 10 a.m. at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Home games traditionally start at 2 p.m., but the game had to be moved up bec...
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Local government addresses bycatch management impacts
The Kodiak City Council passed a letter commenting on an environmental impact statement for Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch management at its Wednesday special meeting, while the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is scheduled to consider an identical letter at its special meeting tonight. The Kodiak Fi...
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Focusing on transition to motherhood: Betsy Lund
This is the second piece in a series focusing on working to find a balance with motherhood, exercise, work, time for self, etc. This series includes perspective from several local moms on their experiences and what has or hasn't worked for them in the journey of motherhood. Today's featured mom i...
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Shocked by logging activities in Chiniak
Three weeks ago I had the great pleasure of coming to Kodiak with my wife and two young children to visit my father-in-law, who is a longtime Chiniak resident. We fished, took in the sights. In all, it was a very enjoyable time for all of us. Imagine my shock when I came across miles and miles of...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 27
Aug. 22 At 9:05 p.m., a Kodiak man reported several items were stolen from the vacant lot next to Walmart. A 55-gallon burn barrel he used to dispose of paperwork, two cinder blocks and three “construction candles” were taken sometime in the last week. Troopers searched the area and found one of ...
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An inquiry about the word quarry
One word that seemed to rock headlines and the P&Z public comment period was “quarry.” Recently, the word “quarry” has come to connote, for lack of a better word, “oops.” A big “oops,” as in, “Oops, I’m sorry I destroyed half of a trail in a conservation-zoned piece of public property.” “Quarry” ...
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