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Gardeners make case for community plot
Kodiak's gardeners made their case for a community garden on Tuesday night as they asked the Kodiak City Council for use of a plot of land on Larch Street. While the council was receptive to the proposal, they and Mayor Pat Branson said details including liability and insurance need to be worked ...
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Arts Council needs affordable ticket pricing
To the Editor: This past weekend was the Christmas performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet in the high school auditorium. Since its first complete performance in the United States in 1944, the ballet has burgeoned into a Christmas tradition in the United States and perhaps more so here in Kodiak, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 11
Saturday, Dec. 6 • At 10:53 a.m., a caller reported being told her belongings were stolen. She said she would go to the police station to fill out a report. • At 3:30 p.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Hillside Drive. • At 5:56 p.m., a business gave police trespass information about ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within
NIKISKI — In a chilly building across Cook Inlet from the white pyramid of Mount Redoubt rest a few dozen plastic-lined cardboard totes filled to the brim with an amber liquid. Each chest-high cube holds about a ton of fish oil extracted this summer from the heads of salmon. It’s a product that w...
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Wash your hands this winter
To the Editor: The season is upon us when holiday cheer isn’t the only thing in the air — I’m referring to germs, and the sickness that often accompanies them. Earlier this week I was running errands that included the usual trip to the post office. As I was making my way towards the door, the per...
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Does secrecy in the government keep us safe?
To the Editor: Secrecy in the government and/or media is an argument that has been going on forever. The argument is does secrecy keep us safe or not? As we watch the news, we tend to see a lot about the latest celebrity drama or gossip. Perhaps society doesn’t want to hear that —maybe they want ...
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PHAB talks transient float replacement
Kodiak’s channel transient float on Near Island Channel is more than 60 years old and needs to be replaced. The Kodiak ports and harbor advisory board discussed the issue during a Tuesday meeting. “It’s amazing how long it’s held up, but it’s going to need to be replaced,” shipyard operations man...
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Sun’aq appoints new officers
On Sunday, the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak appointed new officers and board members during its annual meeting at the Sun’aq Tribal Center. Two three-year seats were up for election with four people vying to fill them. Frank Peterson and Sophie Frets took the most votes and were elected to the Sun’aq T...
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