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Powers: KIB needs plans, review of organization
After three months with the Kodiak Island Borough, new manager Michael Powers is calling for some changes and new directions for the borough and praises borough staff and the community for its diversity. In a three-page 90-day report, Powers calls for expanded recycling, short- and long-term goal...
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Hepatitis C back on the rise
As Alaska communities struggle to combat a growing heroin epidemic, reported cases of hepatitis C are increasing in the state, particularly among young adults, according to an epidemiology bulletin from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. In the Kodiak Island Borough, the number ...
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Alaska carbon credit market grows
In 2006, the 8,200 acres of the Afognak Forest Carbon Project became the first forest carbon credit program in Alaska. Now, proponents of carbon credit programs like the one on Afognak are trying to expand Alaska’s forest carbon credit supply to take advantage of new customers and give private la...
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Trusty Tusty, Part 4: Years of bumps add up
Editor’s note: This is the final part of a four-part series about the health of the ferry Tustumena and the need to replace the 52-year-old ship. It was first published in the Juneau Empire and has been serialized for your convenience. Every year, the Alaska Marine Highway System Ferry Tustumena ...
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In the Courts: Aug. 26
Nation Ralph Sega pleaded guilty to driving without a valid operator license. He was fined $500. Brandon Reed pleaded guilty to assault 4 and theft 3. He was sentenced to 180 days jail and is on probation until June 9, 2019. Jose Dejesus Mercado was convicted of refusing to submit to a chemical t...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 26
July 20 At 1 a.m., police cited a man in the 2600 block of Mill Bay Road for violating conditions of release. At 1:44 a.m., a person asked for assistance removing an unruly customer from the 1900 block of East Rezanof Drive. He calmed down before police arrived, and they said they no longer neede...
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WORD AND DEED: Everyone takes in scenery, faith at their own pace
“How beautiful on the mountain are the feet of those who bring good news.” Isaiah 52:7a Have you known the excitement of sharing the Emerald Island with a first-time visitor? For me the excitement is almost overwhelming. I get excited for them. It comes from the knowledge and experience of what t...
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ROCKIN' OUT: From surf to jazz
The rockabilly trio Full Blown Cherry began as a surf band. They started playing together in 1997. The band has grown into one of the most exciting and strongest acts on the Philadelphia scene. There are four members in the band. I think Full Blown Cherry is an amazing band because it’s a differe...
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