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Kodiak chiropractor withdrawn from state board after arrest

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Kodiak chiropractor charged with three felonies has been withdrawn from consideration for a state board. Gov. Mike Dunleavy in January nominated 45-year-old Christopher Twiford for a seat on the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board.


Dunleavy slashes education, $6.7M from Kodiak schools

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020 would have a devastating impact on K-12 funding as approximately $325 million would be cut from the Department of Education and Early Development budget.


Dunleavy: Alaska Guard forces ‘stand ready’ in Trump border emergency

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has pledged the Alaska National Guard’s support, in the wake of President Trump's emergency declaration connected to security along the nation’s southern border.


Seven whales stranded on Kodiak in 2018

KODIAK — There were seven whale strandings along the shores of Kodiak Island in 2018, according to the Protected Resources Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Chiropractor charged with felony assaults

KODIAK — The operator of a local chiropractic clinic has been charged with multiple felonies, after he allegedly assaulted his partner and pointed a gun at her. Christopher Twiford, who runs Arctic Chiropractic and was named to the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board by Gov. Mike Dunleavy to start se


Dunleavy floats budget to slash AMHS funds

KODIAK — Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed amended budget for fiscal year 2020 has proposed to drastically cut funds to the Alaska Marine Highway System — and perhaps privatizing it — as part of his $1.6 billion reform.


Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor

KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter aircrews searched and assisted the good Samaritan fishing vessel Kona Kai with locating five people in a life raft from the sunken commercial fishing vessel Pacific 1, approximately 40 miles west, southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Frida