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Launch complex dedicates control center in Kodiak to chief engineer
The Pacific Spaceport Complex — Alaska on Monday dedicated its Launch Operations Control Center in Kodiak in honor of Ed Allen, who was part of the early development team for the launch facility. Allen started working at the Kodiak Launch Complex in 1998. His leadership and more than 50 years exp...
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Oil tax reforms wrongly left out of fiscal proposals
I appreciate vibrant discussion on public policy. But some are proposing revenue plans that notably ask individuals to pay, and leave Alaska's three major oil companies, who profit handsomely even at low oil prices in Alaska, out of plans to address our fiscal gap. That's a recipe for a public ba...
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Rang is Wrangell Medical Center’s new CEO
Robert Rang, administrator of Providence-Chiniak Bay Elder House in Kodiak, has been offered a contract for the position of chief executive officer at Wrangell Medical Center, WMC board President Terri Henson said. Henson said Rang has accepted the contract and will start working at WMC on Oct. 1...
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Baranov hosts class on making berry jams
Making jam might seem difficult, but it’s not that complicated. Baranov Museum director Tiffany Brunson taught two groups of people on Saturday how to make blueberry and salmonberry jam as part of the museum’s monthly Arts and Crafts days. “We try and do things that are traditional, that are rela...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Fly fishing for silvers — offshore
The incredible offshore silver salmon isn’t news to anyone with a boat. It promises great fishing onshore in the very near future. Offshore fishing is so good, in fact, that you can catch all the fish you want in short order, leaving the rest of the day in need of excitement. In fact, the silver ...
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Cecil Roy Sholl
Cecil Roy Sholl October 14, 1967 August 20, 2015 Cecil Roy Sholl passed away on August 20, 2015. Cecil was born on October 14, 1967. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis and Cecil, and his brother, Louis. Cecil is survived by the following family members: brother Randy, sister-in-law ...
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Kodiak appears in football rankings
For the first time this season, Kodiak High’s football team is ranked in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network medium-small schools poll. The Bears make their debut at No. 5 after starting the season with wins over Nikiski and Eagle River. The defense has been the centerpiece to Kodiak’s first 2...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 25
Ryder Kalsen Barnes was born at 2:48 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2015 to Andrew and BreiAnne Barnes. He weighed 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are originally from Clarkston, Washington, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Nathan Faber, DMD, and the baby’s father work...
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