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Stock cars could return to KIRA lineup
In the words of Darrell Waltrip, “Boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racing boys.” A Kodiak resident is making a push to revive stock car racing on the island, something that hasn’t happened since 2008. “I would like to race again, but I am too old to get back on a bike,” Craig DeHart said. “I’v...
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Alutiiq Museum hires Dana Haynes as gallery manager
Dana Haynes has been hired to serve as the Alutiiq Museum’s gallery manager, a position that oversees the museum store and reception desk. She will greet visitors, support store sales and customer service, manage admissions, lead tours, work with local artists, develop store products and events, ...
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Assembly approves P&Z commissioner
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved the confirmation of a new commissioner they originally voted against to the Planning and Zoning Commission at their Thursday meeting. Greg Spalinger was confirmed by a vote of four to one. Assembly member Aaron Griffin was absent and assembly member Chr...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 6
March 25 At 12:43 a.m., a 911 caller reported an attempted suicide on Selief Lane. A man was taken into protective custody. At 10:19 a.m., police warned a driver on Simeonoff Street for having an obscured license plate. At 10:37 a.m., a caller reported loitering on West Marine Way. They left when...
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Kingfishers swim well in Homer
Amaya Rocheleau and Nevin Lee led a contingent of Kodiak Kingfishers at the Sprint Championships that concluded March 28 in Homer. Rocheleau was the top point-scorer in the girls’ 8- and-under division, winning the 25-yard backstroke and 25 and 50 freestyle. Lee tied for the top point-scorer in t...
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SCOK awarded grant
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. (SCOK) has been awarded a Tier 1 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation in the amount of $25,000. The grant will be used as a match for the new Kodiak Area Transit (KATS) bus and for repairs to the older KATS bus. KAST is a coordinated transit system serving social ser...
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Police: Man found dead in Kodiak harbor
Police recovered the body of a man from St. Paul Harbor in Kodiak Friday night and initial investigation indicated it was that of a Homer fisherman who was reported missing since Feb. 22, police said. Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace said the body’s clothing and physical characteristics matched ...
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America’s unofficial holiday: Opening Day
Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween are all great holidays, but they can’t hold a fungo to the best day of the year — Opening Day. Opening Day is America’s unofficial holiday. It is the only day on the baseball calendar where every team is still in contention for the World Series. Stadiums will...
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