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NOAA ship updating Uganik Bay soundings
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Updating 100-year-old navigational information, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is surveying the seafloor in Uganik Bay and west of the Kodiak Archipelago. It’s part of a multiy...
You forgot to outlaw my slingshot
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: This letter is once again in response to the city overreacting, then over-thinking a deer that was harvested on near island. I think back to when one of the city council suggested we...
You forgot to outlaw my slingshot
by Neal Cooper
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: This letter is once again in response to the city overreacting, then over-thinking a deer that was harvested on near island. I think back to when one of the city council suggested we...
Guest Opinion: Fix ordinance to protect plinking
by Jack Maker
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak City Council will soon hold a public hearing on proposed Ordinance No. 1359. If adopted, the ordinance will prohibit the discharge of firearms and other dangerous weapons in the city. Th...
Do most city workers cost as much as claimed?
by John A. Parker
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
To the city council: Your information to the public, posted in your ad concerning Proposition 1 on Sept. 19, is somewhat deceptive. To simply state the average city employee has an hourly wage and ...
Trooper Report 9/29/2016
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept. 20 A 54-year-old Kodiak man was issued a mandatory court citation for possessing over the limit of subsistence king crab. The king crab was seized and donated to charity. Sept. 25 At approxim...
Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 29
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept. 20 A 54-year-old Kodiak man was issued a mandatory court citation for possessing over the limit of subsistence king crab. The king crab was seized and donated to charity. Sept. 25 At approxim...
Guest Opinion: Fix ordinance to protect plinking
by Jack Maker
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak City Council will soon hold a public hearing on proposed Ordinance No. 1359. If adopted, the ordinance will prohibit the discharge of firearms and other dangerous weapons in the city. Th...
Do most city workers cost as much as claimed?
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To the city council: Your information to the public, posted in your ad concerning Proposition 1 on Sept. 19, is somewhat deceptive. To simply state the average city employee has an hourly wage and ...
Council candidates eager for more service
by JOANN SNODERLY
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak City Council will have two three-year seats, currently occupied by council members Charlie Davidson and John Whiddon, on the ballot in the upcoming municipal election. The incumbents are...
Fact check Part 2: Collective Bargaining
by JOANN SNODERLY
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. This is the second in a series of articles this week in w...
Kodiak football finishes season on GCI
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak is not headed to the playoffs, but it will have a statewide audience for its final football game of the 2016 season. The Bears’ season finale at Eagle River will be broadcast live on GCI Cha...
NOAA ship updating Uganik Bay soundings
by JULIE HERRMANN
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Updating 100-year-old navigational information, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is surveying the seafloor in Uganik Bay and west of the Kodiak Archipelago. It’s part of a multiy...
Fact check Part 2: Collective bargaining
by JOANN SNODERLY
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. This is the second in a series of articles this week in w...
Council candidates eager for more service
by JOANN SNODERLY
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak City Council will have two three-year seats, currently occupied by council members Charlie Davidson and John Whiddon, on the ballot in the upcoming municipal election. The incumbents are...
Week in Words: Cousins getting together for a beat-down
by JARED GRIFFIN
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A historic night, this past Monday night, to say the least. One of the largest television audiences ever tuned in to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. “D...
Kodiak tennis takes regions
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first eight years in program history, Kodiak tennis was the default Region III champion. That’s because Kodiak was the only school in the region that fielded a tennis team. The Bears can fi...
Week in Words: Cousins getting together for a beat-down
by JARED GRIFFIN
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A historic night, this past Monday night, to say the least. One of the largest television audiences ever tuned in to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. “D...
Visitor numbers up for summer of ’16
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
This year Kodiak’s cruising tourists increased by one-third from 2015 numbers. According to Discover Kodiak executive director Chastity McCarthy, 21,386 cruise ship passengers visited Kodiak in 201...
Guest Opinion: Smaller dividends are painful but prudent
by Gov. Bill Walker
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Alaskans will soon receive our annual dividend checks. This year’s $1,022 check for every qualified resident will help Alaska families with things like winter fuel, food and clothes, holiday gifts,...