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Capitol Report: Feb. 4
As the Co-chair of the House Finance Committee The first two weeks of session were incredibly busy. We met which each of the state department heads to get a sense of what they would like to see in FY15 and how that relates to the Governor’s budget proposal. In addition, we have heard many present...
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Obituary: Benjamin Tobias Fogler
Our arms are empty and our hearts are shattered. Precious baby Benjamin, your very short time with us brightened our lives and graced us with a feeling of renewal. Our little cowboy, you are dearly loved and will be terribly missed. Benjamin Tobias Fogler passed away peacefully in his sleep Jan. ...
Feb 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet peas brighten up gloomy days
January is over and we’re one month closer to the gardening season. I’ve been getting emails and comments from local growers for something, anything to ease the blur of dreary weather. So how about starting seeds indoors? What kind of seeds? Well, it’s time to start plants like celery, but I’m th...
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Rainiest, warmest January in years
Rain fell on Kodiak for 19 straight days, but as the calendar turned its page, the rain stopped. Twenty-five of Kodiak’s 31 January days had rain or snow, and 2014 will go into the history books with the third-wettest January in recorded history. According to National Weather Service records, onl...
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City, borough put adviser under a microscope
City and borough officials are taking a hard look at Heather McCarty as the next government fisheries analyst in Kodiak. Kodiak’s city and borough governments have been without a fisheries adviser since last year, when Denby Lloyd resigned. The search for Lloyd’s replacement has been a slow one, ...
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Alcohol forum shares stories of suffering, triumph
On Friday night, Kodiak parents and teens heard from speakers who are passionate about the risks of teenage drinking. Among them were a doctor, a district attorney, a two teenage youth court judges and a 28-year-old man who spoke in public for the first time about his experience going to jail at ...
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Restitution, counseling ordered in $1,000 Kodiak domestic violence vandalism case
A Kodiak man was ordered last week to pay restitution and attend counseling for a domestic violence outburst that destroyed more than $1,000 in property including framed artwork a table and a front door. Brian A. Dougherty, 30, was sentenced Jan. 23 after pleading guilty to one count of fourth-de...
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Minor earthquake felt in Kodiak
A Magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon about 37 miles northeast of Kodiak, according to U.S. Geological Survey preliminary data. The temblor was reported at 12:20 p.m. and was 28 miles below the surface of the ocean. The epicenter was near Marmot Island. It was felt in Kodiak. T...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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