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House report: Halfway through the session
We are now over the halfway mark for this session and we had a late night in the House of Representatives. After weeks of financial review and committee deliberation, the House signed off on a historic $375 million reduction to the state’s operating budget. The operating budget funds state agenci...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 17
Jonas Calibo Marquez was born at 5:11 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015, to Charlyns Calibo and Ferdinand Marquez. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. His mother and father both work at Best Western Kod...
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Arboleda claims first Pro-Build bowling title
Alvin Arboleda gave his cheering section plenty of chances to celebrate at the Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship Tournament. Behind a string of strikes, Arboleda claimed his first Pro-Build bowling title by easily defeating Steve Maly with a handicap score of 236-173, Sunday at Tropi...
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Alumni update: Nelson finishes frosh season
Jerica Nelson’s freshman season at the University of Alaska Anchorage came to a surprising end Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Division II West Regional. The top-ranked UAA women’s basketball team was stunned by Point Loma in a 64-63 loss at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. UAA (2...
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Thomet misses 1st on the nod
Kodiak High School and Alaska running stand-out Levi Thomet finished a mere tenth of a second behing the winner of the two-mile competition at the New Balance National High School Championships, Sunday in New York City. Thomet’s time of 8 minutes, 48.22 seconds earned him second place behind Drew...
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Budget remains biggest Capitol topic
Hello again from Juneau. With a little over a month away from the legislature’s scheduled adjournment on Sunday, April 19, the Capitol is a busy place as Senate and House committees work through bills, resolutions and confirmation hearings for the governor’s appointees to the state’s boards and c...
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Art teacher creates ornament for Capitol tree
A local art teacher was selected to create an ornament that will hang on the Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., next year. Kodiak High School art instructor Bonnie Dillard was one of 10 Alaskan artists chosen for the project. Children and adults around the state will be creating the orna...
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Kodiak Area Native Association seeks VPSOs
As the first three village public safety officers prepare to receive firearms training at a training academy in Sitka, the Kodiak Area Native Association has also started advertising for VPSOs to serve Larsen Bay, Old Harbor and Ouzinkie. Bethel radio station KYUK reported VPSOs from Hooper Bay a...
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