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Winds and ice stop Northwest Passage journey
Beavers and jet skis surprised four adventurers on their recent attempt to row through the Northwest Passage. Vancouver, British Columbia residents Kevin Vallely, Paul Gleeson, Frank Wolf and Denis Barnett are now back home after the team stopped short of its goal of gliding through the northern ...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisheries work group will need new consultant
The Kodiak Island Borough and City of Kodiak will soon begin the search for a new fisheries consultant. Consultant Denby Lloyd announced his resignation from the position to the entire work group, during a Monday morning meeting. Lloyd has accepted a position in Anchorage as the executive directo...
Sep 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football remains out of rankings
Despite a record-setting performance from Kodiak’s offense, the Bears remained unranked in the latest Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll. Kodiak rushed for a program-best 532 yards in a 60-15 drubbing of Thunder Mountain Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The Bears’ previous-bes...
Sep 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pat Branson seeks second term as city mayor
Pat Branson is looking toward the future. As the current City of Kodiak mayor, she’s been involved in key talks about Kodiak’s critical infrastructure needs, and is ready to lead the city in addressing those needs. “I think we have a lot to catch up with, with infrastructure with the City of Kodi...
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High winds in Kodiak cause problems
Flying trampolines, runaway barges and falling trees were just some of the problems caused by the close to 70 mph winds that Kodiak experienced on Sunday. The weather service station at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport recorded a peak wind of 67 mph from the west northwest at 6:35 p.m. Sunday. R...
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Letter about Zimmerman case was berating
To the editor: Having read Ms. Lisa Zeimer’s screed” about Massad Ayoob’s editorial on the Travon Martin/George Zimmerman case and her berating Mr. Ayoob as being what amounts to a self-serving hack writer whose main intent is to “scare the pants off everyone (presumably) so they will buy his boo...
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Say 'no' to Proposition One
Dear Editor: Unless you want to limit your vote, and unless you want to cost the borough more money, you must vote “No” on Proposition 1. The population of Kodiak is already far too small to provide a broad field of candidates without limiting it even further. We cannot afford to shut out good ca...
Sep 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sidewalk to Nowhere a great story
Dear Editor: Brilliant yet succinct report of Kodiak's own "Sidewalk-to-Nowhere" in Thursday's KDM ($2.8 Million Sidewalk Complete). However, I would have liked a map to accompany the feature. Even though I've worked here in Kodiak for 30 years, I still get confused. And although the sidewalk see...
Sep 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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