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Pier 1 construction to begin again next month
Building a new Pier 1 will begin again in October after construction was stalled for almost a year as permits had to be modified to accommodate sea lions, according to Jeremy Woodrow, a Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesman. The contractor, Pacific Pile and Marine, will beg...
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ANTHC, Providence ask for hospital lease consideration
In the past month, representatives from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Providence Health and Services have spoken to the Kodiak Island Borough assembly hoping for further discussions about running the borough-owned hospital as the current lease with Providence approaches its expir...
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Strong, Lynch exhibit leadership qualities
Thinking about the upcoming local election reminds me of a quote I read recently: “People with goals succeed because they know where they are going.” This comes to mind as I carefully listen these days for our local candidates’ visions for Kodiak, the goals they plan to work toward if elected. Wh...
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OPNION: Old Joe haunts elections
As Kodiak prepares to go to the polls, I find myself thinking of Old Joe. I always do when an Alaskan election takes place. It seems ages when Joe Vogler terrorized Alaskan politics with his demands for Alaska’s independence from the United States. Old Joe’s cragged face, lined by Alaska winters ...
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Assembly incumbent works for Kodiak
Chris Lynch has served admirably on the Assembly for a long time, and her attendance record is unmatched. This is extremely important for an assembly member who is engaged in the process. There is no one on the Borough Assembly and no one running who is more involved in the community. She has ser...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 30
Sept. 23 At 1:58 a.m., police received a 911 call from a woman in the 200 block of Thorsheim Street and were unable to locate her. At 2:28 a.m., police received a call regarding the woman in the prior call and said she was intoxicated but coherent. She refused medical help. At 5:38 a.m., a person...
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Bell’s Flats celebrates playground
Womens Bay residents spread wood chips beneath park equipment at Panamaroff Creek Park on Saturday, one of the final steps in a multiyear project to fix up the park with new playground equipment. Cathy Wilson, a 35-year resident, said the project began when another neighbor became interested in f...
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City takes measures to save water
Kodiak is facing a water shortage that it has not seen since 1999, said Mark Kozak, city public works director. Beginning Sept. 18, the water level at the Monashka Reservoir, which supplies Kodiak, has dropped 32 inches. Kozak said that from Sept. 19 through 24, during active fish processing by l...
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