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Assembly supports proposal for assessment of Chiniak trees
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly supports a contract with NorthWind Forest Consultants to assess trees on borough property in Chiniak burned in last summer’s Twin Creeks Fire. The assembly has discussed before whether or not to get an assessment, appraisal or timber cruise on the land, before t...
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Council passes several compost items
The Kodiak City Council passed a number of items relating to the new facility for dealing with biosolids or treated sewage at Thursday’s meeting, including purchase of a screener and woodchips. The council approved $97,000 for a used screener for the compost facility to separate reusable wood chi...
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Boatyard building proposal no surprise
To the editor: Several months ago I testified before the city council regarding their proposed building for the Dog Bay boatlift. I was told by Mr. Szabo publically that was an untruth and there were no plans. Members of the council chastised me with Charles Davidson telling me to get my facts st...
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Nick Neil Berestoff Sr
Lifelong Alaskan Nick Neil Berestoff Sr., 75, passed away Dec. 8, 2015, at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Assisted Living in Anchorage Services will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 14, at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin St., Anchorage. The Very Rev. Archpriest John Zabinko will officiate. Visitation w...
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GARDEN GATE: Thanks to houseplants for cleaner air
Every once in a while, I get a phone call from a distraught plant owner. The call might go something like this: “Ten years ago, I brought a plant cutting back to Kodiak after attending Mom’s funeral service. I planted it right away, but now it’s not doing so good. What should I do? it was Mom’s f...
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Kodiak wrestling fifth at NLC championships
For the first time since 2008, Kodiak did not have a wrestler stand atop the podium at the in Northern Lights Conference Championships. The streak snapped when junior Russel Delacruz fell to Colony’s Levi Hopkins, 7-5, in the 120-pound championship bout, Saturday at Wasilla High School. Kodiak to...
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Food poisoning limits Lindquist at juniors
Food poisoning dampened Talon Lindquist’s second trip to the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Lindquist missed both of his swimming events on Saturday — the 200-yard backstroke and the 200 butterfly — because of food poisoning, according to John Lindquist, his father and coach. “Really bummed ...
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FISH FACTOR: Program bringing Alaska fish to Alaskans
Caught by Alaskans for Alaskans is a business concept that bested 170 others in a global fisheries business competition last month at Stanford University in California. The contest, sponsored by Fish 2.0, awards creative approaches that build demand for sustainable seafood, reduce waste and suppo...
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