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National Safe Boating week observed
National Safe Boating Week starts on Saturday, and the local branch of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be doing free boat checks now and throughout the summer. The auxiliary's Eduardo Vitorino said there are currently nine qualified vessel examiners in the auxiliary with a goal of 15 before the end of the year. "It's quite a big goal, but it's doable," Vitorino said. "We have a strong auxiliary membership and it's ...
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CGC Munro changes command
A new commanding officer took over the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro on Friday. Capt. Samuel Jordan returned to Kodiak to take command of the Munro from leaving CO Capt. Jeff Thomas, who has run the 378-foot cutter since June 2013. During the change of command ceremony, Thomas was given a citation for meritorious service. "Displaying strategic vision, Capt. Thomas led Munro to outstanding levels of success with si...
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Arnold no-hits Houston to clinch South Division
Jakob Arnold’s Saturday outing against Houston started eerily similar to last year’s baseball game against the Hawks. In both contests, Arnold plunked the first hitter, who came around to score. Fortunately for Arnold and Kodiak, the similarities stopped there. Arnold settled down and no-hit Houston in an 8-1 Southcentral Conference victory. The senior right-hander struck out 11 and walked one in seven innings. It...
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KHS boys soccer qualifies for regions
Kodiak’s boys qualified for the Northern Lights Conference Soccer Championships in their first varsity season. The Bears, the South Division’s No. 4 squad, drew the defending state champions Colony Knights in Thursday’s tournament opener that begins at 1 p.m. at Colony High School. The Knights are the North Division’s top seed and enter the tournament with a 14-2-1 record. Colony’s only losses came to Cook Inlet C...
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Jackson Park comprised of hardworking people
To the editor: In response to the recent article on Jackson Trailer Park, not everyone in Jackson is so-called “trailer trash people.” Many people here are very hardworking people who work themselves tooth and nail for minimum wage or less, who struggle to make ends meet to pay their bills and taxes. Some are hardworking fishermen who come home after a tough season battered half to death from that ocean, absolutel...
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Kodiak softball swept by Homer
Homer ended Kodiak’s chances of defending its Northern Lights Conference softball title. The Mariners were the ones celebrating a conference crown after sweeping Kodiak, 11-4 and 15-0, in a Friday doubleheader at Homer High School. Homer improved to 5-0 in the NLC and sealed the title against a team that beat them three out of four times last season. The Mariners will be making their 14th state appearance in the l...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 19
April 14 Around 2:38 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 3:05 a.m., police gave a driver on Mission Road an advisement for having colored headlight lens covers. At 7:29 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Powell Avenue. At 8:21 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive about having a brake light out. At 8:26 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road for passing in a school zone. At 10:0...
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Downtown workers ask city to deal with problems
Several business owners and workers at downtown businesses complained about numerous safety issues with inebriates and homeless people and asked the Kodiak City Council to deal with the problem. At the Thursday council meeting, workers told of seeing people urinating, defecating, vomiting, acting sexually, catcalling, being physically violent, drunk, dealing drugs and passing out on a regular basis downtown. Two m...
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Jackson residents pack assembly chambers
Jackson Mobile Home Park residents filled the Kodiak Island Borough assembly chambers and the borough conference room Thursday to give public comment on the park sale and closure. The common thread among all the residents, many of whom gave comment to the borough assembly downstairs at their work session before coming upstairs to the Kodiak City Council meeting, was that they didn’t know what they would do or wher...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 18
April 13 Around 1:19 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 1:20 a.m., police gave a man a permanent trespass from West Marine Way. Around 1:42 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:07 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive East about having no license plate light. At 2:15 a.m., police cited a driver on Sharatin Road for having no proof of insurance. At 2:30 a.m., a caller requested ...
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