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'The more we recycle, the more we save'
To the editor, No matter where you come down on the question of dumpsters vs. roll carts it's obvious that, as a business owner, you save a lot of money going to roll carts. The way to do that is to recycle cardboard, paper, plastic bottles, and cans with Threshold Services. You can drop them off...
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Ordinance would turn Borough meetings into Sunday school
In the July 3 Borough Assembly meeting, Ordinance NO. FY2014-20, a measure to abridge the freedom of speech in assembly meetings was discussed. Under the guise of “proper decorum,” the Borough Assembly proposes to disfranchise any expression of opinion that is inconsistent with speech that is “ap...
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Sun’aq Tribe starts Buskin study ahead of runway
The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak announced that it is starting an environmental investigation of the Buskin River outlet. This is being done partly to mitigate for the loss of fish habitat and other adverse environmental impacts associated with the Kodiak Airport runway extension beginning this summer....
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Tapestry: Wounded Warriors open up about their injuries
When John and Maureen Eaton first started hosting men and women of Wounded Warriors, they danced around the uncomfortable topic of their injuries. It wasn’t pity that kept them from talking about it, but a feeling of awkwardness, said Maureen. Maureen reports she and her husband discovered that t...
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Flashing the leather
Baseball gloves come in all forms and have been around since the late 1800s. There are outfield gloves, infield gloves, first baseman gloves and catcher mitts. The common thread is that all gloves are cherished by their users. “There is a bond between a player and his mitt,” Kodiak Post 17’s Bran...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Naut'staat - Plants
Naut'staat - Plants Ilait naut'staat yaatutaartut. - Some plants are poisonous. Kodiak Island is often called Alaska's Emerald Isle, a nickname that reflects its thick carpet of green summer plants. Abundant rain, mild temperatures, and long summer days combine to make the region's mountains and ...
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In the Courts: July 11
Patrick M Reilly Jr pleaded guilty to Fish & Game charges. Reilly Jr was fined $250 and placed on probation for one year. Marlon R. Inga pleaded guilty to attempted assault in the fourth degree. Inga was sentenced to 90 days in jail (60 suspended) and fined $1,500 ($1,250 suspended) and ordered t...
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Coast Guard, Good Samaritans help in two boat rescues
U.S. Coast Guard assets from Kodiak and Good Samaritan ships were involved in three different rescues Wednesday, one locally, one on the Kennicott ferry and another near Kotzebue. In the local operation, the Coast Guard and the crew of the fishing vessel Katherine assisted three men aboard the ve...
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