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In the Courts: June 24
Joshua Allan Goss pleaded guilty to driving without a valid operator license. He was sentenced to jail five days and fined $500. Merlita Q. Esmerelda pleaded guilty to driving without a valid operator license. She was fined $100. Laurie Lee Pikus pleaded guilty to reckless driving. She was senten...
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TEEING OFF: A pup reunion
Gizmo had a surprise family reunion this past week. While walking the pups through the Safeway parking lot, a person in a car flagged us down. I thought the nice lady wanted a pawgraph from the prognosticating pooch. I was wrong. She and another lady sprang out of the car. Trotting alongside them...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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AMAZING NATURE: Same and different on North Sea island
Summertime is often a time to travel. I just returned from a trip to my native country, Germany. After many days of visiting family and friends and eating bread and cheese, locally grown fresh asparagus and fresh strawberries, I was ready for a little adventure on my own. Linking the trip to more...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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ROCKIN' OUT:
AC/DC is an Australian rock band formed in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. Malcolm and Angus got the idea for the band’s name after their sister Margaret saw “AC/DC” on a sewing machine. AC/DC means “alternating current/direct current electricity. I find their music to be out of this wo...
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City walks back harbor fee hike by two thirds
The Kodiak City Council rolled back plans to implement an 18.5 percent increase in harbor rates and fees in July, opting instead for a more palatable 6 percent increase. The change comes in response to council concern that the larger increase — after just one week between the vote and bills being...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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CG Exchanges drop some weapons after Orlando
All Coast Guard Exchange stores in the U.S., including Kodiak and Ketchikan, that sell firearms have stopped selling “assault-style” weapons. John Riley, chief operating officer for exchanges for the Coast Guard, said the recent Orlando, Florida, shooting on June 12, in which 49 were killed and m...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Week in Words: Sun sets annual record with late sunset
This week we celebrated yet another glorious summer solstice. The sky was clear, the breeze was light, and the sunlight lasted forever. Or so it seemed, at least. The word “solstice” comes from the 13th century Old French word of the same spelling, though, of course, pronounced a little different...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stutes, Stevens differ on special session issue
The work of Kodiak’s elected state officials is not yet complete. Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep. Louise Stutes are back in town following the special session adjournment over the weekend, but not for long. A proclamation from Gov. Bill Walker Sunday called legislators back to Juneau for another speci...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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