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Fierce winds expected in Kodiak
Forecasted “hurricane force winds” cancelled the state ferry Tustumena’s trips between Homer and Kodiak on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. A sailing from Homer to Kodiak is rescheduled for Thursday. The National Wea...
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John Malloy continues coaching in Prague
Nearly 5,000 miles away from his hometown of Kodiak, and on a different continent, John Malloy has continued his passion for coaching. The 1994 Kodiak High School graduate is in his third year coaching boys basketball at the International School of Prague in the Czech Republic, the last two years...
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Alaska Science Forum: Wolves move back into Calif.
A headline in the print edition of the San Francisco Chronicle catches the eye of a visiting Alaskan: Wolves feed on calf. In a Dec. 20 story, Chronicle reporter John King reported that wolves were likely responsible for killing and eating a young beef cow from a rancher’s herd in northern Califo...
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Emerald heights geared for senior tenants
Nearly one year after it opened, the Emerald Heights apartment complex on Near Island has unfilled units available for Kodiakans aged 55 and over. Talks for the development of Emerald Heights began in 2010, after it was determined that there was a need for housing exclusively for older residents,...
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Fish Tech, KIB manager hire on agenda
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly has a work session today to discuss solid waste, a lease extension for the Kodiak Fisheries Research Center and the timeline for hiring a manager. The assembly will discuss the Solid Waste Advisory Board recommendations for the solid waste contract. The borough’...
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Thorvold L. Olsen
Thorvold L. Olsen, age 80, of Kodiak, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 24, 2015. Thorvold was delivered by a midwife on Kodiak Island, Aug. 23, 1935, to Hans and Gladys Olsen. He grew up in the village of Afognak Island near Port Bailey, where his father helped build the dock for Port Bailey. Tho...
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Threat to PFD needs real discussion
To the editor: With the idea of the state taking our PFD or part of it, there should be a good public discussion, not just words, like, “I think the public sees it my way,” or a vote on the matter. How about when the oil prices come back to where they were, the PFD goes back to the people as Gov....
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 29
Gabriella Grace Santiago was born at 9:47 a.m. on Dec. 19, 2015, to Annie and Felix Santiago. She weighed 7 pounds, 7.8 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Elliya Mariana Vásquez McGuire was born at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2015, to Nievecitas and William McGuire. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and ...
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