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KPD closes Chiniak Highway, Roslyn Bridge washed out
Kodiak’s Chiniak Highway is closed after heavy rain washed out the road near Roslyn Bridge on Monday, the Kodiak Police Department said. In a Nixle advisory, KPD said its Emergency Operation Center is monitoring the areas affected by rainfall. Craig Eckert, station manager of the National Weather...
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FREE TO ROAM: State Supreme Court invalidates emergency bison hunt on Kodiak Island
Bison can roam freely and will not be hunted on Kodiak Island — at least not those in the Saltery Cove area. The Alaska Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the bison herd that have wandered off grazing lease areas are not considered feral and new Board of Game regulations about emergency bison hun...
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Library holds week of Narnia activities
The Kodiak Public Library is hosting a week of Chronicles of Narnia-themed activities culminating in a two-person telling of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” the most popular book in the classic series by C.S. Lewis. Cut Glass Theatre, an Oakland, California company, will use a veteran of ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 29
Dec. 16 At 1:59 a.m., after a 911 call, police cited a man on Center Avenue for having an open container. Around 2:26 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:38 a.m., police cited a driver on Center Avenue for having no proof of insurance and driving without a license. At 5:45 a.m., ...
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Garden Gate: Ways to brighten up winter
It was a late afternoon a few Decembers ago, and I was at the post office, pulling mail from an overstuffed box. As I tugged, a corner of red paper poked out from between envelopes. It was my Ode magazine. I couldn’t wait to flip through its pages. At home, with a cup of tea, I turned to the lead...
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Fish Factor: Fishing season heats up in Alaska
Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska’s fisheries, and that’s why most people think of summer as the fishing season. But that’s not the case. The heart of winter is when Alaska’s largest fisheries get underway each year. On Jan. 1, hundreds of boats with hook and line gear or pots begin plyin...
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Gov. Walker halts six major projects
Citing the state’s $3.5 billion budget deficit, Gov. Bill Walker has halted new spending on six major projects, including the Kodiak Launch Complex, pending further review. Walker signed the executive order Friday but his action was announced Saturday in a news release. “Our budget deficit grows ...
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Senior Life: Ringing in the New Year
Kodiak Senior Center will be hosting a happy hour to ring in 2015 on Tuesday, Dec 30 at 3 p.m. Since the center will be closing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec 31, the international appetizer event will be held on Tuesday. Come join your friends to taste appetizers from around the world. We will toast i...
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