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Assembly forwards opt out ordinance
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed in the first reading an ordinance to opt out of commercial marijuana establishments, but will likely add a sunset clause before a public hearing and final approval at its next regular meeting. The assembly has had much discussion at recent work sessions a...
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Hospital auxiliary improves patient care
Since its inception, Kodiak’s Hospital Auxiliary has operated with the goals of improving healthcare in Kodiak, supporting community healthcare workers and creating better quality of life for patients and their families. In the past, the auxiliary provided items like waiting room chairs, curtains...
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GARDEN GATE: Relative of berry came from China
When I was little, growing up in the rainy Pacific Northwest, spring and summer couldn’t come too quickly. Tagging along with my mother on grocery shopping trips provided a little sunshine in the form of bright red oranges. As we wheeled the cart by the larger-than-life bins in the produce sectio...
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FISH FACTOR: Reds a bright spot in tough global market
Early signs point to continuing headwinds in world markets for Alaska salmon. Global currencies remain in disarray, the ongoing Russian seafood embargo is diverting more farmed salmon to the U.S., and tons of product remains in freezers from back-to-back bumper sockeye runs. (The majority of Alas...
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Moose drop Bears
In the closing seconds of Saturday’s 47-34 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball loss to Palmer, Kodiak’s Kobe Mendones couldn’t believe what his coach told him to do. Mendones, a senior reserve, gathered in an inbounds pass underneath Palmer’s basket and was ready to pass the ball back to h...
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CG flies fishing vessel captain
The Coast Guard picked up a boat captain from the Ocean Beauty Cannery in Lazy Bay and brought him to Kodiak. The captain of the Providence reported breathing difficulties and said he was driving his vessel to Lazy Bay. At the cannery, a Coast Guard helicopter crew flew in and took the man to Kod...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 22
Feb. 17 At 2:31 a.m., someone reported neighbors yelling and banging on the door in the 2800 block of Woody Way. They were knocking on the door of their residence. At 2:41 a.m., a citizen asked for patrols in the 800 block of Hillside Drive. Police did so without incident. At 3:05 a.m., police re...
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Kodiak girls fall to Palmer
Kodiak’s girls basketball team dropped to 0-8 in the Northern Lights Conference following a pair of losses at Palmer. The Bears fell 65-33 to the Moose on Friday and 64-32 on Saturday. Kodiak has lost 12 straight and is 2-14 overall. Palmer improved to 4-3 in the NLC, 10-10 overall. Senior guard ...
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