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Berry-licious year follows warm spell
Berries are coming out considerably earlier than normal, and Kodiak’s back-to-back warm years have something to do with it. Bill Pyle, supervisory biologist with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, said the refuge is conducting a survey of berry sites to track the early fruit. “We have cameras i...
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Update: Morning power outage occurred during testing
A short system-wide power outage Thursday morning caused anyone who gets power through Kodiak Electric Association to lose it. According to a KEA release, "During routine testing of the control system at the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Facility, a system communication interruption occurred." The po...
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Morin finishes at Teen Masters
Despite producing his highest game at Teen Masters, Kodiak’s Josh Morin did not make the cut in America’s premier youth bowling tournament. The recent Kodiak High School graduate rolled a 211 in his third of six games during the final day of qualifying Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Even ...
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Alaska State Troopers: July 7
June 29 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 50-year-old Alaska man following a check on an unmarked subsistence gillnet near Nelson Island. Investigation revealed the man had been subsistence salmon fishing with a gillnet during the daily closed period from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. He was issued citatio...
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Week in Words: Colonies formed United States of Vespuccia
This week we celebrated the anniversary of the day that the original thirteen colonies declared independence from England. It’s more of an existential birthday, though. The U.S. didn’t achieve true political independence until the Treaty of Paris, signed on Sept. 3, 1783. Kind of like how we cele...
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Nonprofits, KIB face ‘domino effect’ in social services
As local nonprofit organizations face budget uncertainty, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly prepares to trim its budget further. The assembly hasn’t yet determined how to divide funding, but the nonprofit allocation was reduced 40 percent. For the Kodiak Womens Resource and Crisis Center, a 40 p...
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City union petition filed for fall ballot
A group of city employees filed an application Tuesday to place unionization on the municipal ballot. If the city clerk certifies the application, the option to reverse the exemption from the State of Alaska Public Employment Relations Act will go before voters in the city’s Oct. 4 election as Pr...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 6
May 12 At 4 p.m., police received a report of a loose dog that appeared injured in the 300 block of Maple Avenue. There were no injuries, it was just old, and it was impounded. At 4:53 p.m., police cited several vehicles in the 500 block of Alimaq Drive for parking in a no parking zone. At 11:36 ...
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