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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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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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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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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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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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Trident spends $37 million for latest Kodiak acquisition
Trident Seafoods will pay $37 million in its acquisition of Western Alaska Fisheries in Kodiak, according to the Japanese website Minato-Tsukiji.com, which monitors the fishing industry. The website said Tokyo-based Maruha Nichiro doubled its net profit estimate for 2014 fiscal year from 10 billi...
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Code revision continues
The revision process for Kodiak Island Borough code sections that govern land use continues with an additional public hearing slated for January. Three code sections are being updated: Title 16 – Subdivisions, Title 17 – Zoning, and Borough real property. The Planning and Zoning Commission, which...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 26
Dec. 15 At 12:24 a.m., a 911 caller reported disorderly conduct on Erskine Avenue. It was gone when police arrived. At 12:33 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mission Road. At 12:41 a.m., police conducted a security check on Egan Way. At 12:50 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehic...
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