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Jeffrey reappointed to Board of Fisheries
Gov. Sean Parnell reappointed Kodiak’s Sue Jeffrey to the Alaska Board of Fisheries Wednesday, according to a press release from the office of the governor. Jeffrey has lived in Kodiak since 1972 and has served on many local boards and committees throughout the years. She is a two-term member of ...
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Emergency responders stage mock quake response
As recent earthquakes in Chile and Los Angeles stoke earthquake fears, emergency responders on Kodiak shifted to high gear getting prepped for a potential massive quake and tsunami. A magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Chile hit Tuesday night while a magnitude 5.1 quake grazed the Los Angeles area last ...
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KHS boys begin run for repeat title
The Kodiak boys track and field team enters this season as the defending large school champions and veteran coach Marcus Dunbar believes his team has enough firepower to make a run at a repeat. “I think we will have a very good team, and if there is not a superpower team out there, we will be in ...
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Kodiak nonprofits benefit from Pick.Click.Give
Alaskans have pledged a record $2.7 million to nonprofits from their 2013 permanent fund dividends, according to a Wednesday release from the Department of Revenue. The top Kodiak beneficiaries of the Pick. Click. Give. program will be the Humane Society of Kodiak at $8,250, the Kodiak Public Lib...
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Achievers: April 3
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary presented the winners of its third annual Kids Don’t Float poster contest during the March 31 meeting of the Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education. Wes Hanna, Kodiak flotilla commander, said 220 children from local schools took part. Winning poste...
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Stage and Screen: Can a Lunchbox Keep You From Being Lonely in a City of Twelve Million People?
Saajan Fernandes is a “pencil-pusher” in a government office in the 2013 Bollywood film “The Lunchbox” or “Dabba” in India. While set in present day India, Saajan’s work place looks more like a 1950s corporate bull pen than an electronics age cubical maze replete with the latest in calculating an...
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Yakutsk mayor clarifies Spruce Island statements
On Tuesday, Aysen Nikolayev, mayor of Yakutsk, Russia, clarified recent statements about returning Kodiak’s Spruce Island to the Russian Orthodox Church. He emphasized the need to have “a restoration of rights” of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning Spruce Island. He denied that he or any Russ...
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Schools look at rosier budget numbers
Kodiak Island School District officials have started looking at new numbers for the fiscal year 2015 budget following the passage Friday of a bill by the state Senate that allocates $75 million more to schools than in the current funding formula. “It’s safe to say that we’re far from the worst-ca...
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