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Smiley hired at Western Michigan
Former Kodiak High School girls basketball coach Stephanie Smiley has a new job. Last week, Smiley was announced as the director of operations for the Western Michigan University women’s basketball team. Smiley resigned as Kodiak’s coach in July after posting a 32-20 record during her two seasons...
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Assembly concerned about compost runoff
A plan to build a permanent sewage composting facility at the Kodiak Island Borough landfill encountered tough questions from the borough assembly Thursday night. Assembly members threw tough questions at city public works director Mark Kozak as they tried to solve a question even engineers can’t...
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Woman accused of theft from till
A Kodiak woman is accused of stealing more than $1,200 from Walmart while working there as a cashier. Dianna Garcia, 23, was arraigned in Kodiak superior court Aug. 5 on one count of second-degree theft, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $50,000 fine. According to co...
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Teen injured in ATV crash
The US Coast Guard and Kodiak firefighters rescued a 13-year-old Kodiak boy on Saturday after a major ATV accident in Chiniak. According to Alaska State Troopers, the unnamed 13-year-old was riding a four-wheeler about 11 a.m. Saturday when he flipped the vehicle. An ambulance responded from the ...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 12
The city’s downtown Kodiak revitalization special committee will meet at 4 p.m. today in the Kodiak Senior Center’s multipurpose room, 302 Erskine Ave. The meeting is open to the public.
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Garden Gate: Damp weather arrives, brings gray mold
After two months of beautiful weather, we all wondered when the other shoe was going to fall. Sure enough, a strong, low-pressure system formed near Japan and roared over Kodiak Island, bringing wind, rain and fog. Meanwhile, while the gale was brewing, a sinister disease was lurking on tomato le...
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Salmon expected to blow by forecast
Alaska salmon catches are poised to blow past the pre-season forecast of 179 million fish due to a plug of pinks that is coming in stronger than expected. “We are going to be short on sockeyes by five million or so, and we’re probably not going to make the chum salmon numbers either. So we’ll hav...
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Kodiak rentals still state’s most expensive
It’s an honor Kodiak could do without. For another year, the Kodiak Island Borough has been named the most costly place in Alaska to rent a home or apartment. According to the annual Alaska Rental Market Survey, the median price to rent in the borough is $1,365. That figure, which includes utilit...
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