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We need knowledgeable people serving residents
The person that the Borough Mayor recommended for the Planning and Zoning Commission is the best candidate. He is an honest and hardworking man. He also was on the Borough Assembly at one time. His wife was born and raised in Kodiak and they are both longtime residents. And for someone who says h...
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SEW MUCH HELP: Local guild supports girls — one stitch at a time
Kodiak’s local quilting guild spent a day sewing feminine hygiene products for girls in developing countries in an effort to keep girls in school. The Bear Paw Quilters are sewing kits that contain washable and reusable feminine hygiene products for the nonprofit organization Days for Girls, whic...
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Local joining service and music group
A former Kodiak student is joining Up With People, an organization that joins community service with performing arts. Aaron Polasky plays guitar, sings, has a little bit of theatre experience and graduated from Kodiak High School last May. He applied to join the nonprofit Up With People on the ad...
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Senate passes bill to turn off daylight saving time in Alaska
The Alaska Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to eliminate daylight saving time in the state. The bill from Sen. Anna MacKinnon, an Eagle River Republican, passed 16-4 and now goes to the House. The bill would stop the state from springing forward by setting clocks to an hour later, beginning ...
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St. Mary’s students show science skills
For some students at St. Mary’s Catholic School, science projects offer a chance to explore something of interest to them in their own life. Those students got that chance Tuesday at a science fair. One student chose to assess whether chewing gum helped students concentrate while taking tests bec...
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Absurdity is as absurdity does
I find it absurd that the appointment of Mr. (Greg) Spalinger to the P&Z was denied. Mr. Spalinger is a past member of the Borough Assembly. Apparently, neither Mr. (Aaron) Griffin nor the rest of the Assembly, the mayor or the clerk all appear to not know very much about past Assembly members. T...
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Assembly, P&Z joint session scheduled for Thursday
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and the Planning and Zoning Commission have a scheduled joint work session to discuss the future of updating three sections of borough code dealing with land. At their most recent special meeting to take public testimony on proposed code revisions, P&Z voted to ...
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GUEST OPINION: Get involved with teacher evaluations
It’s no surprise that when parents and community members get involved in the education process, positive things happen for our children. As a parent, I am the most influential person in my child’s life. When I am engaged and take part in their education, they do better. What happens in our school...
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