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Landfill buffer zone changed
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved changes to a green belt buffer around the landfill and zoning in Old Harbor. The green belt buffer around the landfill needed to be modified due to development at the landfill, said borough assessor Bill Roberts. Removed from the buffer was a lot member...
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Goofus bill takes aim at sex education
To the editor: I have become intrigued by an unusual bill making its way through this legislative session, SB 89. In part, this bill requires written permission from a child’s parent before that child may participate in any school activity involving “sexual matters.” So, does this mean that if yo...
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Demand 100 percent observer coverage
To the editor: Federal fisheries management requires good science and data adequate for analysis. Improvement involves more at-sea monitoring (ASM), i.e. observer coverage. Last December, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-New Hapmpshire, was joined by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, writing to the Depar...
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GARDEN GATE: Enjoy all the carrots of the rainbow
As the saying goes, it’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness, an axiom we can apply to our seemingly unending stretch of rain: It’s better to plant flowers than curse the weather. By “plant” flowers, I’m saying that simply gathering flowers around you (store-bought bouquets, forced h...
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Ninilchik boys grab Peninsula title
The Ninilchik boys scored a close 57-55 victory over Seldovia in the Peninsula Conference championship game Friday at Homer High School. Tyler Presley netted a game-high 25 points to lead the Wolverines to their first conference title since 2001, and first 1A state appearance since 2010. Seldovia...
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Holding the line on domestic violence, sexual assault
“My parents call me in and we turn up the TV so we don’t have to listen to it, because it isn’t our business.” They are words that affected a 17-year-old Rebecca Shields deeply — words uttered by a family member she was visiting. They described a response to the screams that would often escape th...
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Return to River City
This weekend, prepare for a flashback to both 1987 and 1912 when the Kodiak Arts Council production of The Music Man opens. Set in 1912, the musical brings a small Iowa town to life, something the arts council also did in 1987. With a live orchestra, just like the 1987 production, and some of Kod...
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Three KHS students headed to Arctic Winter Games
Three Kodiak High School students will experience Greenland for the first time. Shaun Walton, Krystal Fabricante and Art Alejandro are representing Alaska at the 24th Arctic Winter Games, a weeklong event featuring nine contingents from the circumpolar north. This is the first time the games are ...
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