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Mullican begins official duties as Kodiak fire chief
Jim Mullican Jr. has been selected as Kodiak’s fire chief and began his official duties Tuesday, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said. Mullican, 51, will lead a department with 13 firefighters, including a deputy chief and three captains. “I am very excited to be part of the management team of the...
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P&Z meeting on code revision tonight
The Planning and Zoning Commission is holding a special meeting tonight to take public testimony on the controversial updates to the Kodiak Island Borough’s three code sections dealing with land in the borough. After the public hearing at the meeting, P&Z is expected to take action in line with a...
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Alaska Science Forum: Digging up Augustine's top-heavy legacy
Augustine Volcano sits alone, a 4,000-foot pyramid on its own island in Cook Inlet. Like many volcanoes, it has a tendency to become top heavy. When gravity acts on Augustine's oversteepened dome, rockslides spill into the ocean. A scientist recently found new evidence for an Augustine-generated ...
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Local Results: Feb. 4
City League Basketball Jan. 29 Water of Life A 100, Golden AK Excavating 68  Tony Will 28 points, Michael Manifo 21, Austin Cowley 19, Mikel Garner 15, Elijah Hiner 13 and Daniel Wooley 4 for Water of Life. Jeff Ryser 28 points, JR Valladolid 15, Zach Keplinger 13, Rob Plentikoff 6, Julian Hiner ...
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NLC Power Rankings: Winning not mandatory
David Anderson reminded me this past weekend that winning isn’t mandatory during the regular season of high school athletics in Alaska. The Kodiak boys’ basketball coach is right. Look no further than his 2011 team that went 1-9 during the Northern Lights Conference regular season and somehow tur...
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The day the President caught a dolly at the Buskin
In the late afternoon of August 7, 1944, in the middle of World War II, if you had been standing on Brooklyn Avenue, which ran about where the back of Sutliifs Hardware is now, you could have waved to President Franklin Roosevelt as he drove by in a station wagon. It was Roosevelt’s first visit t...
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Outdoor Kodiak: We live in rain country
Kodiak is wet. That isn’t news to anyone who has lived here even a little while, but the details might surprise even the crusty among us. Before writing this week’s column I went online to dig through the weather statistics for 2014, and I learned a few things that surprised even me. Kodiak’s ave...
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Assembly gets code revision, budget updates
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has agreed to nix the current process to update three sections of borough code dealing with land use. “I think we need to send a clear message to the public that this process is being killed, it’s done,” assembly member Frank Peterson said at Thursday’s work ses...
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