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Jackson Park residents question $0 assessment
A Jackson’s Mobile Home Park resident expects more appeals to a 2016 borough property assessments of $0 on mobile homes still in the park. Judi Kidder, a resident and spokesperson for a Jackson’s resident group, said the assessment felt like a “punch in the gut.” Borough assessor Bill Roberts sai...
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Ash not headed for Kodiak
The eruption of Pavlof Volcano on the Alaska Peninsula about 400 miles from Kodiak released ash up to 37,000 feet and cancelled flights. Dave Schneider, a geophysicist at the Alaska Volcano Obsertvatory in Anchorage, said the ash has been following a northerly trajectory, and as of 4:30 p.m. Mond...
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Wild Alaskan sentencing postponed
Sentencing for the owner of a former crab vessel for illegal dumping was postponed until May 9, according to court documents. Darren Byler, 55, was found guilty by a jury in December 2015 of violating the Refuse Act and making false statements while running the converted crab vessel Wild Alaskan ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 29
March 13 At 12:50 a.m., a driver reported she hit a deer in the 3300 block of East Rezanof Drive, but it was too dark to see if it was in the road or able to run off. Police could not find the deer. At 1:10 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 3300 block of East Rezanof Drive. Th...
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Herbicides harm children, fishing industry
To the editor: Do we possibly have a Flint, Michigan, water situation here on the island? Kodiak has a good reputation for clean and wild seafood. But what would happen if the word got out that maybe the seafood that leaves this island is not so clean and pure as advertised? How can you call Kodi...
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UAA's Alysa Horn honored with hoops award
Alysa Horn has fit right in with the University of Alaska women’s basketball coaching staff. Even though some Kodiakans had to do a double take when they saw the former Kodiak High School standout on national television during the team’s semifinal win over Grand Valley State last Wednesday. She w...
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JUNEAU UPDATE: Board would depoliticize Tier 3
Hello from Juneau! We have less than four weeks remaining in the regular session; we’ve already passed a pared-down operating budget and are now looking into the capital budget. This budget funds capital projects, usually projects with total costs over $10,000, and has been much reduced in recent...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Fine tuning for more, bigger king salmon
I’m sure everyone who’s trolled for king salmon can relate. Have you ever been on the water with the certainty that kings are lurking, but you simply can’t catch them? Even worse, have you ever fished around other boats who are scoring regularly while you can’t get a hit? I sure have! For most an...
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