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City mulls pitching in with Southeast for ferry plan
A proposal to contribute money to develop a strategic plan for ferry service was presented at a Kodiak City Council work session Tuesday. In May, Gov. Bill Walker and Southeast Conference board president Garry White signed a memorandum of understanding under which the conference will create a 25-...
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AAC chief reassures assembly on access
In an address to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly last week, Alaska Aerospace Corp. CEO Craig Campbell said there are currently no plans to cut off public access at Narrow Cape beyond what is needed for launches, but he stopped short of saying that commitment would continue should the company p...
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Former AST vessel at home in Homer
The Alaska State Trooper vessel Woldstad, long based in Kodiak, has been sold to a Homer-based company. Support Vessels of Alaska conducts research and surveys and charters vessels. SVA purchased the law enforcement vessel for $366,000 plus a buyer’s premium, according to Alaska Department of Pub...
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Firefighter hurt Tuesday
A residential fire off Sitkinak Drive caused more than $100,000 in damages and destroyed a truck in the garage Tuesday morning, according to Bayside Fire Department chief Howard Rue. Rue said one of the Bayside firefighters was taken to the hospital due to smoke inhalation, but there were no othe...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 8
Aug. 26 At approximately 5 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an altercation that occurred on the fishing vessel Miss Destinee in Kodiak waters. Subsequent investigation revealed that a 39-year-old Anchorage man had repeatedly assaulted a crewmember during the 2016 salmon seine seas...
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Week in Words: Tactful diplomacy not on everyone’s mind
This past weekend, while volunteering to sell donuts at KMXT’s booth during the Kodiak State Fair (which was pretty awesome, by the way), the Rock Island Rollers, our local roller derby team, challenged us to a tug-of-war contest. Just picture it. Public radio nerds vs. the Rock Island Rollers. T...
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Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist takes out 22-year-old school record
One school record has eluded John Lindquist during his 16 years as Kodiak High’s swim coach — the boys’ 100-yard breaststroke. He has had swimmers come close to Ben Millard’s 1994 mark of 59.89 seconds, but none have topped the 22-year-old standard that was set in a preliminary heat at the state ...
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Suspect in series of gun thefts due to change plea
One of two men accused of burglarizing multiple homes and stealing numerous firearms along with money and other items is scheduled to change his plea later this month. According to court documents dated Aug. 31, Shay Monkiewicz’s attorney, John Cashion, filed an application for a change of plea h...
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