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Begich: No hurry for MSA reauthorization
The US Senate is considering immigration, federal wiretapping and student loans, but Sen. Mark Begich wants Kodiak to know that he’s keeping an eye on fisheries. In an interview Tuesday, Begich said he’s been getting good feedback from Alaskans about the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Ac...
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KPD welcomes 171st police officer
From dispatcher to police officer, Kodiak Police Department’s newest addition is ready to help. Molly Marvel, sworn in as the 171st Kodiak police officer, has lived in Kodiak for three years, and is already familiar with the Kodiak Police Department from the year she spent working there as a disp...
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Smoking ban is not the assembly's business
To the Editor: What business does the borough assembly have writing a smoking ban that intrudes into every private business on Kodiak? Is it motivated by health concerns or is it really about increasing meddlesome borough powers and therefore the need to raise taxes to maintain a silly fleet of c...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 11
Friday, July 5 • At 12:09 a.m., a woman was cited for no insurance. • At 12:21 a.m., a caller reported people were letting off fireworks. The people were gone when officers arrived. • At 5:18 a.m., an officer was unable to catch a loose dog. • At 8:52 a.m., a man was cited for no proof of insuran...
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New season of 'Coast Guard Alaska' premieres next week
The new season of “Coast Guard Alaska” airing next Wednesday includes more dramatic rescues and stories of survivors from Alaskan waters. “I’m confident that it’s been our best season to date,” said C. Russell Muth, executive producer of the show. “We’re probably as proud of these episodes as we ...
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Alaska State Troopers: July 11
Wednesday, June 26 At 7:43 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident near the Kodiak fairgrounds and Rezanof Drive. Investigation revealed a 29-year-old Kodiak man driving a 2004 Ford Escape had pulled out from the fairgrounds in front of another driver who was...
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Stage and Screen: 'The Heat' – stupid but very funny
It doesn’t happen very often. In fact, I can’t recall the last time a shamefully senseless movie won approval from me. It happened the other day when I saw “The Heat” (2013). Starring Sandra Bullock (Sarah Ashburn) and Melissa McCarthy (Shannon Mullins) “The Heat” delivered torrents of laughter a...
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Junior all-stars power past Polar in first game
Kodiak’s Juniors Little League all-star team showcased its offense in an opening-round District I pool play baseball game. Led by Luke James, the island’s 13-and 14-year-olds blasted Polar 28-8 Tuesday evening in Anchorage. James belted a grand slam over the left-field fence, then added a double ...
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