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Quintathlon set for Saturday
The 19th annual Kodiak Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The unique event is a fundraiser for Kodiak High School’s cross-country team. The day begins with a 500-yard Lake Gertrude swim and is followed by a 9.5-mile bike ride to ...
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In the Courts: Aug. 7
Andrew Block pleaded guilty to driving without a license. Block was sentenced to 45 days in jail (45 suspended) and fined $500 ($250 suspended) and ordered to complete 40 hours of community work service and placed on probation for one year. Isaac Bodi pleaded guilty to attempted assault in the fo...
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Assembly moves forward Jackson Mobile Home Park ordinance
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly moved forward several ordinances Thursday evening to assist Jackson’s Mobile Home Park residents in moving their trailers by the park’s closing date. One issue that residents face is where to store their homes until they relocate or find another option. Borough ...
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Chugiak bounced from regionals
Chugiak’s American Legion baseball season came to an end Thursday morning in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Mustangs fell 20-1 to Bellingham, Washington in a Northwest Regional loser-out contest. Chugiak, Alaska’s state champion, finished the season with a 29-5 record. Bellevue controlled the game from t...
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Kodiak’s Art Walk starts Friday with contest kick-off
August’s First Friday Art Walk is will include a kick-off of the second year of The Frame Shop’s youth art contest. The contest is open to children in two age groups: 7 to 12 and 13 to 18. “We had so many kids last year,” said shop owner Sarah Culbertson-Stokes. “It had really great reception and...
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Local growers cultivate ideas to expand CSA
A small group of Kodiak growers gathered Tuesday to discuss furthering community-supported agriculture in Kodiak. Local grower Dana Myers started a small-scale CSA program in June when an Afognak resident posted on the local Facebook group “Friends of Kodiak” asking for local produce. “I put toge...
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Senior sales tax exemption should be ‘needs based’
To the Editor, I agree with Dixie Hood, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, that a senior sales tax exemption should be “needs based.” A “needs based” sales tax exemption should be implemented in Kodiak and not just for senior citizens. While I know this is not a popular idea it does make...
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KHS football team hits the field
Alaska high school football teams officially started practicing last week, but for Kodiak the season actually started months ago. “A lot of these guys have put in a lot of work since January,” first-year Kodiak coach Bill McGuire said. “We have been getting together at the field and in the weight...
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