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Old Harbor resident fires handgun at man
An Old Harbor resident was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges stemming from a shooting that took place in Old Harbor Saturday, Feb. 15. Shaun Pestrikoff, 35, was charged with first-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon after firing a handgun at a fellow Old Harb...
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Rep. Austerman discusses budget cuts
Alaska House Representative of the 36th District and Kodiak native Alan Austerman spoke in downtown Kodiak Saturday to a group of about 18 people, concerning the 2014 fiscal year state operational and capital budgets. Austerman reported an anticipated $2 billion cut in the budgets, mostly due to ...
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Garden Gate: Cold remedies
It’s my birthday, and I have a cold. It began as a subtle awareness that something different was happening; a little odd; not quite right. I was busy at the time — drafting a proposal, planting seeds and processing photographs — so the change was imperceptible at first and hard to identify. And t...
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Fish Factor: Seafood sales peak during Lent
Last Wednesday marked the start of Lent, a time of fasting, soul searching and repentance for hundreds of millions of Christians around the world. And what the burst in the holiday sales season from Thanksgiving to Christmas means to retailers, Lent means the same to the seafood industry. The 40-...
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Girls enter postseason perfect
Amy Fogle doesn’t get nostalgic very often. But when the topic of the 2001 Kodiak High School boys basketball undefeated season comes up, even she cracks a smile. More than a decade after coaching the boys to an undefeated season, she has the Kodiak girls basketball team five games away from a pe...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Ilangcarluku
– Discipline; Lecture Tuyum llangcaraa. – The chief is lecturing him. Historic sources agree that there was little crime in Alutiiq villages before the 1950s. Detailed rules managed both the ownership and inheritance of personal property and the use of prime fishing and hunting locations. Similar...
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Public safety blotter: March 7
Thursday, March 5 • At 12:21 a.m., a male was ordered to leave a property on Shelikof St. and was given a one year trespass notice. • At 12:33 a.m., a driver on W. Reznof Drive was given a warning for speeding. • Around 12:41 a.m., three bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:06 a.m., a drive...
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District-wide AD is not a one-person job
To the Editor, I am writing to express my concerns with the latest actions of the superintendent and the administrators in the central office. Over the past few years, I have been saddened and demoralized by my perception of a slow but steady decline of the Kodiak Island Borough School District a...
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