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Proposal would put revenue into Alaska Permanent Fund
It’s time to put our wealth to work By now, most of you know we have a budget challenge: Over the past two years, Alaska’s oil revenue has plummeted by 88 percent, mainly due to a sharp drop in oil prices. We’ve cut the budget from $8 billion in 2012 to $4.8 billion. Despite these reductions, our...
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Assembly split four to three on liquor license request
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted Thursday to not ask for more public comment time on a liquor license location transfer application for a possible package store on Kodiak State Airport grounds. The assembly voted on Jan. 7 to postpone a request to give more people notice of the applicatio...
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Stutes opposed to rural school counting change
Ahead of the new legislative session, Rep. Louise Stutes said making sure small communities like Kodiak do not bear the brunt of state budget cuts will be a top priority. “Obviously the budget is going to be a huge issue,” Stutes said, referring to the $3.6 billion deficit confronting the Legisla...
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Suspect emailed about killing man on Shuyak
The man found shot on Shuyak Island in November 2015 was shot multiple times and the man accused of killing him was planning to leave the state, according to an Alaska State Trooper affidavit obtained at the Kodiak Courthouse. Steven McCaulley, 56, was found dead on Nov. 17, 2015, from an apparen...
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Fish Work Group speeds up process of analysis
The Kodiak Fish Work Group met Wednesday to review alternatives for trawl bycatch management and get updates on an economic analysis and the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. The group looked at the first few elements of the four alternatives currently before the North Pacific Fishery Man...
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Scott Norton is Washington’s only varsity college wrestling coach
Google “Scott Norton” and the first item that comes up is about Scott Norton, the professional wrestler. A little further down the page is Scott Norton, the professional bowler. Fifth on the list is Scott Norton, the former Kodiak High School standout wrestler and current Highline College (Washin...
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Tapestry: Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on time of Jesus
Trusting the Bible as God’s divine word is a matter of faith; the faithful transmission of scriptures throughout the ages is a matter of record. That faithful transmission has been borne out by the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Weston Fields, executive director of the Dead Sea Scroll Foundat...
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In the Courts: Jan. 15
Frederick Theodore Angasan III pleaded guilty to sexual assault in the third degree. Angasan III was sentenced to 365 days in jail (350 suspended) and placed on probation for five years and ordered to obtain a sex offender evaluation and risk assessment. Gary L. Davidson pleaded guilty to proof o...
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