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The way governments spend money is offensive
To the Editor: Last week I read the Alaska Bulletin where Senator Murkowski was overwhelmed by contacts from people like you and I about asking her to vote so as to end this trillion-dollar disaster last Friday. After Murkowski said it was a bad law, she along with other republicans overwhelmingl...
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Who will pay for damage to Chiniak Highway?
To the Editor: I liked the recent comments by Tanya Inga about logging in the Chiniak area. I’d also like to point out that they’re still spraying thousands of gallons of toxic chemicals to kill foliage. That’s not the only thing they’re killing. I wonder what it’s doing to the birds and mammals?...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Duck season opener
Are you fed up with howling wind? I’ll play weather service and forecast that next Tuesday, Oct. 8, the winds will die and the weather will be perfect. It might happen sooner, but it’s a certainty that the weather will be terrific a week from now. How can I know that? Because Oct. 8 is the openin...
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Births: Oct. 1
• Xanthos Andrei Dungca Lopez was born at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2013, to Rannele Dungca and Santos Lopez. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 21 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak. His father works at Ocean Beauty Seafoods Inc. Proud grandparents are Rashid and Arnel Dungca ...
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Senior Citizens of Kodiak awarded third national accreditation
Senior Citizens of Kodiak has been awarded its third national accreditation, the first such honor among Alaska’s senior organizations. The accreditation was awarded through the National Council on Aging and the National Institute of Senior Centers. Senior Citizens of Kodiak supports people 60 and...
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Windstorm knocks out power, sends Kennicott into pier
“Fall came in with a vengeance this year,” said deputy harbormaster Lon White. It’s as apt a summary as any for a second consecutive weekend of high winds in Kodiak. While the arrival of autumn and winter winds is an annual occurrence, the first storms of the season inevitably catch some people a...
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City council approves police recording system upgrade
In a Thursday meeting, the Kodiak City Council approved a $30,794 upgrade to the Kodiak Police Department’s recording system. The Stancil Multimedia Logging Recording System used by KPD takes in and records emergency and nonemergency calls at the department. According to a city report, the system...
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Barry J. Devol
Barry J. Devol, former long-time Kodiak resident Barry Jay “Bear” DeVol, 52, of Warrenton, Ore. passed away Sept. 4, 2013 in Portland. Barry was born Oct. 9, 1960 to Vernadean (Dean) and Robert (Bob) DeVol and moved to Kodiak at a young age in the 1960s. His family’s home was always open to his n...
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