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Legion support
To the editor: The American Legion Auxiliary held its annual baby contest on Saturday, June 28. The American Legion was full of beautiful babies decked out in some fancy patriotic attire. The judges had a very hard time judging. I want to take this opportunity to say thank you to the ladies of th...
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Decorum ordinance
To the editor: Borough Assembly members Carol Austerman and Chris Lynch sponsor and co-sponsor a request for a public comment ordinance (KDM July 17, 2014). Let me see if I remember correctly. Chris Lynch was awarded contracts worth tens of thousands of borough resident taxpayer dollars while hol...
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Public Safety Blotter July 5
At 2:48 a.m., officers received a phone call of “suspicious circumstances” on Marine Way but upon checking determined all to be OK. From 3:08 to 3:16 a.m., police conducted bar checks on Marine Way and West Marine Way. At 4:38 a.m., officers answered a 911 call of a report of domestic violence on...
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2014-15 arts lineup features ‘radio play meets comic book’
The Kodiak Arts Council has released its lineup up of six performances for the 2014-2015 season, and it promises a wide variety. “We had a couple priorities this year,” Arts Council Director Katie Oliver said. “We wanted to bring in a traveling theater production because Kodiak has a very active ...
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Stage and screen: ‘Once’ was more than enough
If you’ve seen “Once” (2006) you’ve seen “Begin Again” (2013.) To be honest, all you need do is hold “Once” up to the mirror and you’ve seen “Begin Again” — these films are virtual mirror images of one another. “Once” features a forlorn unknown Irish male guitar playing songwriter who has lost hi...
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Tour shows off Kodiak’s color, gardens
This weekend, community members will have the opportunity to take a peek inside the gardens that defy Kodiak’s weather and climate, and get some tips on growing your green thumb. Five gardens in Kodiak and two in Bells Flats will be available for viewing during the Kodiak Garden Club’s annual tou...
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Native corporations encourage voting no on 1
The Old Harbor, Afognak and Ouzinkie native corporations sponsored a forum Friday encouraging Kodiak residents to vote no on ballot measure 1. If voters approve it on August 19, measure 1 would repeal Senate Bill 21, an oil tax reform bill that was passed by the Legislature, signed into law on Ju...
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Report: Most Alaska fish are safe for consumption, have low mercury content
The Alaska Department of Epidemiology has released updated fish consumption guidelines for Alaskans. Although all fish contain some level of mercury, “Most species of Alaska fish, including all five wild Alaska salmon species, contained mercury levels that were too low to constitute a health risk...
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