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Planning day yields downtown, housing, co-op projects
Wednesday’s Kodiak Strong planning day yielded a trio of projects aimed at bringing a farmers’ market to downtown Kodiak, creating a local food co-op, and creating affordable housing. Each project will have its own kick-off day to explain the project to the public and bring in other voices and vo...
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Troopers seek gun burglars
The Alaska State Troopers are seeking public help in finding people responsible for a home burglary and the theft of guns, ammunition and money, according to a trooper report. Sometime between noon on Thanksgiving and Saturday morning, troopers said, someone took two pistols, about $200 and five ...
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Assembly reviews strategic plan
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed progress on the borough’s strategic plans items at Tuesday’s work session. The list contains three items regarding public understanding of various issues along with items addressing a multi-year fiscal plan, business development, a land sale plan, and ...
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5 KHS runners head to California for Foot Locker
Brenden Thompson is tired of running in chilly conditions. That is one reason why the sophomore decided to join four other Kodiak High School runners at Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country West Regionals in Walnut, California. “I’m looking forward to the warm weather,” said Thompson before the s...
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Norse goddess presides at shopping ritual
Dominating the news last week was the glorious return of every curmudgeon’s favorite holiday to scorn: Black Friday. There’s probably no other day more full of etymological paradox than Black Friday. Associating such negativity with Friday is not really new. For instance, in observance of the day...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 3
Nov. 26 At 11:16 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a vehicle in a ditch near Mile 10 of Rezanof Drive. The van slid into the ditch because of icy conditions. The driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. The van received moderate damage and was later removed. Nov. 28 Alaska Wildli...
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Black Friday bottom line
Even with the rise of online shopping and the varied tourism and moving seasons, for many local retailers, Black Friday is still a big shopping day. Trevor Brown, the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce director, said most retailers in Kodiak do participate in Black Friday with sales and good deals. “I th...
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Coast Guard awards local pilot for role in rescue
The Coast Guard gave a local pilot and charter business owner an award for his help in the rescue of a kayaker last year. Rolan Ruoss, who owns Sea Hawk Air with his wife, received the award at Air Station Kodiak Tuesday from Capt. Mark Moran, commanding officer of Air Station Kodiak. On Christma...
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