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School board approves money for computers and iPads
The Kodiak Island Borough school board has approved half a million dollars for new Apple computers and iPads. The $506,483 approved by the board during a Monday meeting will replace 325 iPads and 352 MacBook Pros owned by the school district. The district had budged $500,000 in the fiscal year 20...
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Snow crab fishery starts early
The Bering Sea snow crab fishery is off to an early start, in hopes of avoiding sea ice up north. “Usually nobody goes fishing until after Christmas. The bulk of the activity usually picks up in January,” said Heather Fitch of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Unalaska. As of Monday, only...
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Kodiak girls return bulk of roster from record-setting team
Expectations are high for a Kodiak girls basketball team that is coming off one of the best seasons in school history. The Bears finished fourth in the state with a 22-8 record, including a program-best 17-0 start. The bulk of that record-setting team is back to make another try for the school’s ...
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Obamacare is a good start
To the Editor: I for one am for a single-payer health care system, but for the time being, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a good start, especially in regard to Alaska Natives. Let’s remember that programs like the Indian Health Service are funded by the federal government and came about b...
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Local Results: Dec. 18
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Monday, Dec. 16 Strangers 73, Loose Cannons 69 Darren Muller 30, Scott DeTorres 23, Craig Larionoff 11, Jeremy Kewan 5, Chaylen Delgado 2 and Grant Avehjem 2 points for Strangers. Charlie Garcia 19, Dan Walker 18, Jason Blondin 12, Clieford Tamarra 11, ...
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Borough assembly takes steps to increase rural representation
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly is planning to step up its rural outreach. In an effort to better represent borough residents living away from the Kodiak road system, borough assemblymen Frank Peterson and Aaron Griffin are backing a proposal that would have each of the assembly’s seven member...
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Koniag picks new CEO
Koniag Inc. has named Elizabeth Perry, formerly of SWCA Environmental Consultants, its new CEO. The Native corporation for the Kodiak archipelago has been led by board chairman Ron Unger and interim president Tom Panamaroff since March, when President/CEO Will Anderson resigned amid dismal financ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 17
Thursday, Dec. 12 • At 8:26 a.m., a caller reported a reckless driver on Mill Bay Road. Officers were unable to locate the driver. • At 3:35 p.m., a caller requested an officer remove two drunken people. They were gone when officers arrived. • At 5:20 p.m., someone reported a vehicle passed a sch...
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