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Assembly votes down manager contract, but may reconsider
With a vote of three to two, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly failed to approve a contract with a borough manager candidate. Assembly members Frank Peterson, Mel Stephens and Dennis Symmons voted no while assembly members Kyle Crow and Larry LeDoux voted yes. Assembly members Rebecca Skinner an...
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Auction coming up
It’s auction night on Saturday as the Kodiak Arts Council prepares to auction off a rare carved ivory boat and hundreds of other items. It’s the council’s largest fundraiser, said executive director Katie Oliver, with the event usually raising about $30,000 for the nonprofit. The ivory and baleen...
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Charter skippers expect good year
Kodiak charterboat operators are optimistic for a good season this year and say bookings are about on par with previous years. Dave Jones, owner of AlpenView Wilderness Lodge and president of the Kodiak Association of Charterboat Operators, said he has heard from several charterboat operators tha...
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Thomas “Tom” Cornelius Sweeney
Longtime Kodiak resident Thomas “Tom” Cornelius Sweeney passed away peacefully with loving family members present on March 29, 2016, in Providence Hospital, Anchorage after bravely battling his medical challenges. He was 84. Tom was born Feb. 9, 1932, in Helena, Montana. During his high school ye...
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Kimberly Dawn Forman
Kimberly Dawn Forman of Kodiak died March 19, 2016, at home, surrounded by loved ones. Her death came just 26 days after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She was 54. Kim, as she preferred to be known, was born March 22, 1961, in Kodiak, Alaska, to Theresa (Chichenoff) of Afognak Village an...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 8
March 21 At 3:25 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 1700 block of Mill Bay Road. The driver was negative for impairment. At 4:54 a.m., police gave a no camping warning to a man in his vehicle in the Hillside Drive and Cope Street area. At 8:19 a.m., police warned a driver in th...
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In the Courts: April 8
Setema Aitolu pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Aitolu was sentenced to 45 days in jail (42 suspended) and fined $1,500 and had their license revoked for 90 days and ordered to use an ignition interlock device after regaining the license and ordered to comply with recommendations of ...
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KDM EDITORIAL: Nor red nor blue nor purple
In 1990 Wally Hickel, a staunch Republican, ran successfully for governor on the Alaska Independence Party ticket. He had no interest in actual secession, except in the sense of leading more conservative voters away from centrist Arliss Sturgulewski, the Republican Party’s official candidate. It ...
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