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Jury reaches verdict in Coast Guard murder trial
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal jury in Alaska has reached a verdict in the case of a man accused of killing two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island. The jury began deliberating Thursday in the case of 62-year-old James Wells. He is charged in the 2012 sh...
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School District : FY ’15 Funding Request Should Stand
Officials see the latest school budget wrinkle as a step closer to a balanced budget and the maintenance of school staffing levels in the coming year. The Kodiak Island Borough School District on Thursday reported that it was recommending that $11.17 million request approved by the Kodiak Board o...
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Nelson to play for UAA
Jerica Nelson was surprised to see a basketball that she never takes out of her room sitting on a table inside Kodiak High School. Her mom sneaked it out of the bedroom for Wednesday’s special occasion.  In front of friends, family and the basketball, Nelson signed a national letter of intent to ...
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Crabs in, rides out at CrabFest
Without the Ferris wheel and other big rides, Kodiak’s 2014 Crab Festival will look different from previous years’ events, but visitors can count on getting a plate of steamed crab legs on the midway. “Pickled Willys will be doing the crab,” said Summer Wood, community relations director for the ...
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Kodiak bodybuilder a hit at NPC Champs
Born in El Salvador and raised in Kodiak, Sonia Cortez never thought she would find herself in a little bikini on a stage in front of hundreds of people.  That is where she found herself last Saturday, competing in the National Physique Committee State Bodybuilding Championships in Anchorage.  It...
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Vicki Lyn Canny
Vicki Lyn Canny July 9, 1952 – Jan. 1, 2014 Vicki Lyn Canny died on New Years Day 2014 in Kodiak, Alaska, at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, after a brief battle with cancer. She was 61. Ms. Canny was born July 9, 1952, in Lebanon, Ore., to Dennis and Elizabeth Canny. She spent her schoo...
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Tourist guide misleading
To the Editor, I received the 2014 Alaska Visitor’s Guide with the April 20, 2014, edition of the Anchorage Daily News that included a section on “Visiting the Emerald Isle” under a heading “Discovering Alaska’s Rain Forest, Kodiak Island.” The article notes the abundance of green vegetation incl...
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Where is KEA headed next
To the Editor, Recently the Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) co-op held its annual membership meeting, which was both enjoyable and impressive. For me, the high point of the evening was the statistic that KEA achieved a 99.4 percent renewable power generation (wind and hydroelectric) for the fir...
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