Coast Guard Base Kodiak established

KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Base Kodiak was officially established Wednesday during a ceremony at the Billiken Theater on the base. Capt. Mark Carmel, deputy director of operational logistics office in Norfolk, Va., presided over the ceremony in which Capt. Karl Moore became the first commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Kodiak. “The base supports the Coast Guard mission in Alaska by providing...

An angel with fixed wings

Discovery Madisyn is a typical 6-year old girl. She loves playing with Barbies, pretending to be a princess and playing with her younger brother. She’s full of life, energy and always has a smile on her face. Jessica Gardner, Madisyn’s mom, a Kodiak resident and single mother of two, was working full-time at the Kodiak Island Housing Authority. But Jessica and her family’s world came to a...