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AMAZING NATURE: Dilution not solution to pollution
Today I was asked a question that I continue to ponder. Someone was looking for a speaker to explain to a class why pollution is a problem in the ocean environment. At first it seemed like this was so obvious that it hardly needs discussing, but as I thought about it more and more, it became clea...
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Rockin' Out: Inspiration from Eire
Enya was born on May 17, 1961, in Ireland. She has won four Grammy Awards and has become one of the most successful female vocalists in the world. Enya is very popular and has sold over 75 million albums. Her music is peaceful and I like her voice. It is inspiring and beautiful. I listen to her s...
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Volunteers make library work
Preparing the Kodiak Library’s acquisitions for circulation requires a precise touch to put protective coverings on books and DVD cases. Fortunately, a special volunteer has the knack and the will. “My kids are all grown,” Patty Heyes said. “Now I have lots of free time.” Last fall she joined the...
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No good way to test pot on island
A city attorney told council members that, without a testing facility, she is not sure how marijuana cultivation, manufacturing or retail businesses could operate in Kodiak or other areas off the road system. “This is very important because I am very perplexed as to how communities that are off t...
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Group looks for Fish Tech funding
The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group wants to keep the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center operating by finding funding from outside the system. The facility’s future is up in the air as the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks to cut its budget in light of the state’s tight fiscal situation. “We...
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Kodiak tops Dimond with 10-run first inning
After sitting through a two-hour delay, Kodiak High School’s baseball team came out blazing in its 2016 season opener. The Bears erupted for 10 runs in the first inning and posted a 10-5 nonconference victory over Dimond on the first day of the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament Wednesda...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 14
March 25 At 1:28 a.m., a man reported someone breaking into his residence window in the 1900 block of Mil Bay Road, and it might be his son. It was. Police advised him of his civil options to keep the son off the property. At 3:09 a.m., a woman reported someone pounding on her front window in the...
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Letter to the Editor: Manager contract still not dead
To the editor: Friday’s KDM carried a news story headlined “Assembly votes down divisive manager hire,” which does not discuss the political intrigue behind the voting and (perhaps?) gives one the wrong impression. Agenda Item 13A was to affirm a tentative contract between borough manager candida...
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