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Week in Words: Patriots, tribes bringing it home
Over the past week, news stories about the sovereignty and dignity of native tribes, nations, and their citizens have made headlines. This week, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that tribes have authority over child support orders, and that a state has an obligation to enforce those orders. (The Pa...
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Fields to challenge Stutes for House seat
Kodiakan Duncan Fields will challenge incumbent Louise Stutes for a seat in the Alaska House of Representatives. “I haven’t filed the paperwork yet. I have it in hand. I anticipate filing sometime this week, but I have committed. I’m going to run for the House seat from District 32,” Fields said....
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Students renovate dumpsters
Kodiak High School welding and art students turned regular dumpsters into bear resistant ones and decorated them with bear aware messaging. Nate Svoboda, area wildlife biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, approached the Kodiak Brown Bear Trust, Alaska Waste and Kodiak High Schoo...
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School board budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education got an update on their budget at Monday’s meeting. Business manager Sandy Daws said the budget advisory committee meeting has held five meetings so far, and they plan to deliver recommendations to the board at the April 4 work session. ...
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Club boat owner plans to appeal
To the editor: Regardless of what happens at sentencing, I will be appealing this conviction for a long list of reasons. I did not get a fair trial and will be releasing the details after sentencing. This prosecution was nothing more than a modern-day witch hunt that went after a small business f...
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Kodiak soccer aims to build off 2-6 campaign
Kodiak High School’s boys soccer team had a groundbreaking first season by finishing in the top four of the Northern Lights Conference South Division and qualifying for the regional tournament. The Bears aim to build on that in their second season. The team has two goals: make a return trip to re...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 30
March 14 At 3:35 a.m., a taxi driver in the 300 block of Shelikof Street turned in a wallet and ID card. It was placed into evidence for safekeeping. At 8:14 a.m., a person reported someone was inside the building in the 100 block of Center Avenue and no one should be. No forced entry was found, ...
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ALASKA SCIENCE FORUM: Ghost ship artifacts emerge in museum
Ships with no humans aboard have long ridden the seas, often floating with supernatural stories of being piloted by dead crew members or becoming visible to sailors and then vanishing. Alaska has its own ghost ship. Workers for the Hudson Bay Company abandoned the S.S. Baychimo just offshore of W...
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