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Asbestos causes High School cost increase
Potential asbestos-containing material found in part of the walls being torn down for the Kodiak High School renovation is causing an almost $200,000 increase in the cost. Vermiculite, a mineral that is used for insulation, was found in three of the walls of the school district's business buildin...
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Sea Stories: ‘Alaskeros’ die for cannery workers’ rights
In 1981 two young cannery worker union organizers, Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo, were gunned down in Seattle by hitmen hired by a corrupt union president in league with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos. Viernes and Domingo were part of a uniquely American story involving racism, violence,...
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ARBOREAL POACHING
A Kodiak landowner wonders who cut his trees. He says someone with a modern saw ignored the “no trespassing” signs and sneaked through his land, slicing up small spruce to harvest a tree that was about 10 to 12 feet. The landowner suspects the big tree may have been sold to an institution during ...
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Kodiak residents insured under Premera Blue Cross receive mailings about cyberattack
Affected Kodiak residents received mailings Monday from Health insurance company Premera Blue Cross, informing them that the FBI is helping investigate a “sophisticated cyberattack” that may have captured their personal information, including bank account information and Social Security numbers. ...
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Hatchery shows new building at open house
Pillar Creek Hatchery showed off a new building at their annual open house on Saturday as they prepared to send the latest batch of salmon into Kodiak rivers. The new building provides more office space, storage space, a workshop, and a two-bedroom and two-bathroom apartment for seasonal employee...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Walk, bike or paddle to stay in hunting trim
The seeds for this week’s column were planted about a year ago. I “wintered” too well, gathering a few pounds through the holidays as I meanwhile allowed weather and schedules to come between me and my regular exercise routine. By spring, I was in sad shape. It wasn’t so much a matter of poor eat...
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Thank you, Kodiak teachers and staff
The Kodiak Community Education Alliance Board would like to say thank you to all the Kodiak teachers and staff members of 2014-2015. As we say goodbye to entirely too many of you who are leaving the district, whether it is because you are retiring or moving on elsewhere, we want to recognize and ...
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KHS boys soccer plays first varsity match Friday
The wait is over. The Kodiak High School boys soccer program officially kicks into action at 5:30 p.m. Friday against Kenai at Joe Floyd Track and Field. It will be the inaugural varsity match for the Bears after the club was elevated to the big leagues last December. “This is a huge win for thes...
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