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Assembly adds Symmons to fill vacancy
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly appointed Dennis Symmons Thursday, filling a vacancy left by departing assembly member Carol Austerman. The assembly originally received two applications from Symmons and Mel Stephens, a former assembly member who chose not to run for re-election in 2014, but St...
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Philippine Consulate officials assist Kodiak residents with their legal documents
Get your passport renewed and stay for some kutsinta. More than 200 of Kodiak’s Filipino population spent the weekend getting their passport renewed in the Kodiak Teen Center, where a contingent of officials from the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco set up desks to help immigrants ge...
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Borough moves forward mobile homes ordinance
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly moved forward two ordinances intended to relax laws surrounding moving mobile homes. The assembly also forwarded an ordinance to expand a road service area in hopes of getting funding to fix a street. The first ordinance would allow mobile homes to be stored in ...
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GARDEN GATE: Now or never for last of summer rhubarb
It seems like August signals the beginning and the end of many things: Fishing for silvers begins in earnest. So do back-to-school sales, berry picking and photographers looking for the return of northern lights viewing. On the flip side of the coin, fireweed is topping out and rhubarb beds are b...
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FISHERIES REPORT: Dream of electric fishing vessels nears
The first seagoing electric powered passenger vessel in the U.S. is set to launch next summer in Juneau. The Tongass Rain is a 50-foot, 47-passenger catamaran designed for eco-education and whale watching tours. Its primary fuel source will be rain, delivered to the boat via Juneau’s hydroelectri...
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POLICE BLOTTER
July 16 At 1:33 a.m., police cited a driver on Powell Avenue for having no proof of insurance. At 2:02 a.m., a 911 caller reported suspicious circumstances on Rezanof Drive West. Everything was quiet when police arrived. Around 2:41 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:45 a.m., po...
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Kodiak couple prepare to say goodbye to their Quonset hut home
A Kodiak woman who has lived in a Bells Flats Quonset hut for more than four decades is preparing to say goodbye to the home in which she holds record. After arriving as a hippie to work in the canneries, squatting in and eventually purchasing her Quonset hut, marrying her husband, becoming a sno...
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Wounded vets in Kodiak for camaraderie and healing
It started as a simple idea from a former Kodiak resident. Now, 10 years later, that idea has turned into a bigger annual event supported by at least 35 local businesses and organizations, more than a dozen individuals and 16 Kodiak skippers. About a dozen wounded veterans began arriving in Kodia...
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