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GUEST OPINION: Taking a break from alligators
This past Thursday’s borough assembly meeting was more casual and less focused than most. The weather outside was glorious, there were only a few members in the audience, and the meeting ended after only about an hour and a half — as opposed to its usual going full tilt for four hours until the m...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Career diplomat: Foreign Service wants you
The U.S. Foreign Service needs all types of people from all walks of life. Former U.S. diplomat Eva Groening made a stop in Kodiak last weekend to deliver that message in a speech at Kodiak College about careers in diplomacy. “I think all too often the image people have of being a diplomat is som...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rates at dump jump to pay for wastewater
Changes in solid waste are coming. At its Thursday meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a 20 percent increase in the tonnage fees for solid waste delivered at the landfill. However, individual residential monthly garbage bills shouldn’t increase that much because a garbage bill is...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Births: June 21
Karma Elizabeth Vaudrin was born at 10:14 a.m. on June 8, 2016, to Bethany and Ishmael Vaudrin. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her parents live in Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is Leland Vaudrin. Grandparent is Fely Frani. Miya Lynn Abston-Yovino was born at ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 swept at home
After being shut out in its first two league games of the season, Kodiak Post 17’s offense broke out against Service. Unfortunately, Post 17 couldn’t sustain the production through the entire game. Kodiak scored nine runs in the first four innings and held a six-run lead twice, but ended up falli...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Early pink salmon fight harder, taste better
We’ve had exciting times on our recent boat trips. Almost everywhere we’ve traveled, we saw pink salmon jumping. Why get so revved up about pink salmon? Because they can be so much fun. Go after them with tackle to match their small size, and fishing can be about as good as it gets. The best news...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiakans at Mayor’s Marathon
Four Kodiak runners tackled the Mayor’s Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Leading the contingent was Stephanie Grimes, who clocked a marathon time of 4 fours, 29 minutes, 8 seconds, good for 79th out of 303 females, 270th overall. She placed 10th in her age division of 40-44. Heat...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowdfunding to help Uyak lodge with recovery
A crowdfunding effort aims to raise money for recovery costs at the Spirit of Alaska Wilderness Adventures lodge on Uyak Bay. The fire that broke out on June 2 in the lodge bunkhouse destroyed six buildings at the site before it could be extinguished, according to Shelbee Davis, daughter of Spiri...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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