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City wants more time on borough’s ADU change
Kodiak City Council members voiced their concerns with a proposed zoning change, Wednesday during a joint work session with the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. In December, the assembly began the process of changing borough code to allow accessory dwelling units in R1 zones. Much of the residenti...
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In the Courts: March 18
Jerry V. Clark pleaded no contest to a charge of consuming liquor in a public place. Joseph Blair Markoski was convicted od criminal trespass 1 in a dwelling and sentenced to jail for 75 days, 75 days suspended, and fined $500 with $500 suspended. He is on probation two years. Peter J. McGrath pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 18
March 11 At 12:28 a.m., a man was arrested for assault IV domestic violence at St. Paul Harbor. At 4:25 a.m., community policing at East Addition Park. At 4:28 a.m., community policing at Baranof Park. At 4:33 a.m., security check at post office. At 4:34 a.m., community policing at Hillside Park....
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Pillans signs to play football at Mesa Community College
At an early age, Kordell Pillans was faced with the decision to play football or soccer. He picked football for one reason — a shorter season. “I was the definition of lazy,” Pillans said. Hard-working would be the adjective used to describe Pillans now. The Kodiak High School senior inked his Na...
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Tapestry: Dawson inspired as teacher, actor, singer
You can read some of the most flattering eulogies in social media. After longtime Kodiak teacher Doug Dawson died, his former students took to Facebook, commending and commemorating him for his influence in their lives. His sister-in-law, Ruth Dawson, wondered if Doug knew how much he was appreci...
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When the mission gives way to good times
When I was working as a camp counselor at Camp Leach on the Pamlico River in Washington, North Carolina, we were told the following story that made a huge impression on me. Apparently, there was a seaside village that became concerned about the number of boats that kept crashing on the rugged coa...
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Hebard, Wyche snag top award
West Valley’s Ruthy Hebard and West Anchorage’s Da’Zhon Wyche were voted the top 4A players in the state by the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches. Hebard, the senior post headed to the University of Oregon, led the Wolfpack to the Mid-Alaska Conference title and a fifth seed for the state ...
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AMAZING NATURE: Spring spawning for ‘sea hedgehogs’
They used to be called sea hedgehogs, their scientific name is Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis, but most people just call them green sea urchins. In Alaska, there are three species of sea urchins I know of: the green sea urchin, the red sea urchin and the white sea urchin. The most common is th...
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