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Tapestry: Tuoi Le’s voyage to freedom and new life came at gun point
It was Tuoi Le’s knowledge of boat engines that got him hired for a job on a Vietnamese fishing vessel and eventually abducted from his home. But the horrendous voyage through Southeast Asia turned out to be a passage to freedom and a prosperous life in America and an escape from chaos, misery an...
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Who approved new coast guard housing?
To the Editor, US Coast Guard is building new townhomes costing $950,000 each? (duplexes at $1.9 million for two homes). Who approved this $1.9 million expenditure? After surveying who in Kodiak about available housing in the private sector? Will these 20 new, super-expensive townhomes mean 20 pr...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Sept. 5-12
Sept. 5 – Sept. 12 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Sept. 5 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening La...
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DOT fire exceeds $1 million in damages
The structure, a flatbed truck and a forklift were totally destroyed by a fire at a highway maintenance building near Chiniak early Saturday. “The losses are anticipated to be in excess of $1 million,” Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said. Ot...
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Council and borough discuss fisheries data, fees, economic development
The Kodiak City Council and Kodiak Island Borough Assembly met at a joint work session to talk about fisheries, building fees and economic development on Tuesday. Members of the fisheries work group, comprised of three members from the borough assembly and three from the city council plus the cit...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 4
August 22 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a person who had been subsistence fishing for two days in Afognak Bay for failing to log the subsistence fish on his permit. August 25 • Wildlife Troopers cited a person operating a motorized vessel in Uyak Bay for not having a Type 4 personal flotation ...
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Kalil, Larsen win Island golf titles
The final holes of the 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship were so anticlimatic that champion Rick Kalil had plenty of time to think about things other than golf. “All I was thinking when I was on the eighth hole was that I was hungry,” he said. Kalil dominated the first 27 holes of the two-day ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 4
August 3 • At 12:07 a.m., police arrested a woman on Purtov Street for criminal trespass. • At 12:46 a.m., a 911 caller reported gunfire sounds on High Avenue. They had stopped before police arrived, and police did not locate. • At 1:37 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting on Mozart Circle. It...
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