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Keep some change Saturday
Kodiak customers have the chance Saturday to make purchase without paying sales tax. The first Saturday in March of every year is designated sales tax-free day by the city of Kodiak, which otherwise charges 7 percent tax on most retail purchases within the city limits up to a cap. Sales tax free ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 2
Feb. 26 At 12:19 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious person running in between buildings on private property in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road. Caller turned his headlights on the man and he ran. At 5:40 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious vehicle that was running and parked in front of her res...
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ESS hoops start regional tournament
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball coach Ross Elvehjem has one goal for his team as it enters the 1A Peninsula Conference Championships — win two games. The Ravens’ journey of fulfilling the coach’s wish begins today at 6:30 p.m. when they face No. 2 seed Nikolaevsk in the opening roun...
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Local Results: March 2
Kodiak Hockey League Saturday, Feb. 27 Bantams Homer 7, Kodiak 1 Goals: Homer — Casey Otis (2), Dylan McBride, Terry Gilliland, Fiona Hatton, JJ Williamson; Kodiak — Braxton Gruner. Assists: Homer — JJ Williamson (3), Ethan Pitzman, Dylan McBride, Aiden Arno. Peewee Homer 10, Kodiak 1 Goals: Home...
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Kodiak sports trivia: March 2
QUESTION: Who are the four Kodiak girl basketball players who eclipsed 1,000 career points? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Former Kodiak standout swimmer Laura Griffing swam for the University of Idaho. In 2015, her senior season, she placed 13th in the 100 breaststroke and 19th in the 200 breaststroke at the...
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Many sources of change in northern realm
In anticipation of an arctic science conference happening next month in Fairbanks, an editor asked me to write a column on climate change in the north. I told her climate stability would be the bigger story, since basswood trees used to grow in Fairbanks and redwoods once dropped their cones into...
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New trash cans pop up downtown
Now people in downtown Kodiak can enjoy a bit of eye-grabbing local history while discarding a candy wrapper or paper cup. Colorful new trashcans covered in vintage salmon labels were installed last week, thanks to Bruce Schactler, who got the idea after seeing similar cans in Oregon. He presente...
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School board explains midwinter budget revisions
Members of the Kodiak Island Borough Board of Education presented years of budget information to explain a massive midwinter revision at a borough special session Thursday as KIB Assembly members begin the process of creating a fiscal year 2017 budget. School board members requested the meeting a...
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