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Cheap oil means tighter belts
As most Alaskans know, a sharp drop in the price of oil over the last year and a half blew a gaping hole in the state’s budget. This year, revenues are expected to cover just 40 percent of our costs. When your family’s income suddenly drops by more than half, you cut spending. That’s exactly what...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 9
Oct. 8 At 2:13 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of several personal checks stolen from a residence while the person was out of state. The checks had been forged and then cashed for $900. A suspect was identified and the investigation continues. A man pleaded guilty to operating Dunge...
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City Public Works projects updates
The Kodiak City Council received an update on the four largest projects the city is working on at Tuesday’s work session. Public Works director Mark Kozak said the compost facility project has gone well, except for a delay in electrical work. He said the city would be accepting the first delivery...
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Dog Bay infrastructure past expected lifespan
Due to wear since original construction in 1982, the city-owned infrastructure in St. Herman Harbor, including pilings and electric cabinets, needs urgent work. “We may have some fairly significant costs just to keep the harbor running before we ultimately replace it,” harbormaster Lon White repo...
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Lindquist competes at Speedo Winter Junior Nationals
When Talon Lindquist entered high school he picked swimming over basketball. It appears he made the right decision. The Kodiak High School sophomore has won four state titles — all in different events — and this week is competing in his second Speedo Winter Junior Championships. The four-day even...
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KANA, Threshold get Kodiak Community Foundation grants
The Kodiak Community Foundation named the recipients of the second and third grants of its 2015 Month of Giving, according to a Tuesday announcement from the organization. The Kodiak Area Native Association Elder Assistance Program received $1,000 to reward reliable, trustworthy youth or young ad...
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Lindquist competes at Speedo Winter Junior Nationals
When Talon Lindquist entered high school he picked swimming over basketball. It appears he made the right decision. The Kodiak High School sophomore has won four state titles — all in different events — and this week is competing in his second Speedo Winter Junior Championships. The four-day even...
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Clary, DeLoach inducted into Alaska HOF
A pair of Olympians headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2016 class. Don Clary and Janay DeLoach were announced Monday as the newest members into Alaska’s Hall of Fame. Clary, an East Anchorage graduate, was the first Alaska runner to qualify for the Olympics when he competed in the 5,000-mete...
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