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Mag 8.0-wave warning misses Kodiak
A tsunami warning triggered by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake missed Kodiak by hundreds of miles and was subsequently downgraded to an advisory. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday the epicenter of the quake was 30 miles northwest of Amchitka, a small island more than ...
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Mailman retiring after 30 years of doing Kodiak routes
For Steven Tyner, retirement from 30 years on the job as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Kodiak beckons on July 1. He has a mixed mind when it comes to the day — especially when it comes to what to do with all his new leisure time. “I’m relieved to be retiring,” Tyner told the Mir...
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Borough Assembly discusses healthcare plans, meeting decorum
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly introduced two ordinances — including one on meeting decorum — and approved several contracts at its regular meeting on Thursday. The contracts included a fuel tank replacement at the Chiniak school and a healthcare plan switch for the International Brotherhood ...
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June 3, 2014
• At 10:27 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances on Melnitsa Lane. • At 3:06 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 3:09 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mission Road. • At 3:31 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 3:38 a.m., officers investigated su...
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Is this Rome?
To the editor, In the old days of Rome, when Rome the city was burning down, Nero played the fiddle. Today, we have a modern Nero. With Iraq under siege and crumbling to the terrorists, Obama plays golf! He, like Nero, has no military experience or statesmanship for a foreign policy, which now sh...
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Superfoods in my pocket
On my way out to the car the other day, I reached into my pocket and found, not keys, but a handful of seeds. They must have spilled out of a seed packet that got crumpled and forgotten after sowing lettuce, spinach and cress last week. I pinched out a few seeds for a look. They were rust colored...
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Kodiak Post 17 drops one to East Anchorage
One big inning cost Kodiak Post 17 a win in its first road game of the season Friday night. East Anchorage scored eight runs in the fifth inning to hand Kodiak a 14-11 loss in an American Legion AA league baseball game at Bartlett High School. "We had some mental errors and everything snowballed ...
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Expert: Most seaweeds in Kodiak are edible
Around ten people braved the rain Saturday to learn just how safe it is to eat most of the seaweeds on Kodiak. Gayla Pedersen taught the class, and took everyone out to the beach near Lake Gertrude at Fort Abercrombie. Pedersen told the class that all of the seaweed around Kodiak is safe to eat. ...
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