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Council talks with Stevens, Stutes about budget issues
The Kodiak City Council heard from the Kodiak area’s state legislative officials, discussed the elected official travel policy, and conducted interviews with candidates for open positions on two boards at Tuesday’s work session. First up on the agenda was a talk with Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep.-el...
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A tour of the new Kodiak High School
Sophomore Michael Ramos calls the new Kodiak High School building beautiful. “I like it because everything is covered,” he said. He was talking about the roof. In the northern Philippine school where he came from five years ago, he said, the basketball court had no roof. KHS started the spring se...
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Kodiakans must speak loudly about borough code replacement
There are those who think the Kodiak Island Borough Code is old and outdated. If you are one of them, then move to where you have the restriction that is best suited for you. Currently this is still a semi-free country. So, instead of trying to make me — and my friends — live in your type of soci...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 7
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. is holding a regular Board of Directors meeting Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Kodiak Senior Center in the multi-purpose room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call the Kodiak Senior Center 486-6181.
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Write a new story – Alaska’s fiscal sustainability
As Alaskans we pride ourselves on our rugged individuality. In certain unfortunate situations, that individuality manifests as an inability to compromise, or worse yet, to form partnerships and find solutions. With the recent and steady advent of lower oil prices, we find ourselves in the unusual...
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Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story
On April 1, 1946, the sea floor ruptured just south of Unimak Island in the Aleutian Islands. Seawater displaced by the giant earthquake sent a 100-foot wave into the Scotch Cape lighthouse on Unimak, destroying the concrete structure and killing the five men inside. They never knew what hit them...
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Teeing Off: Johnson should go in as a Mariner
To me, Randy Johnson is the greatest baseball player ever to wear a Seattle Mariners uniform. Yes, there was Ken Griffey Jr., Edgar Martinez, Jay Buhner and Ichiro. But, nobody sported a better mullet than the Big Unit. That is why he gets my vote. There must have been nothing scarier to a hitter...
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NLC RANKINGS: 3A tops the state
The 3A boys basketball classification reigned supreme last season, and it appears that will be the cream of the crop this season. All the 3A hype is centered on Barrow — the early-season media darlings. The Whalers, with all-world freshman Kamaka Hepa, is 4-1 against 4A schools. The only loss was...
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