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Alaska State Troopers: April 30
April 15 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a Kodiak man who failed to report his registration goat permits. He was given two citations for failure to submit drawing permit hunt/tier permit hunt. April 23 At 1:56 p.m., AST received a report of a theft from a repair shop on Rezanof Drive near the airport. They found that items valued at approximately $340 had been stolen the previous week from two shops both contai...
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Community events: April 30
Today 9 a.m.-noon — Symposium about drug-endangered children, Sun’aq Tribal Hall. 3-5 p.m. — How to make deodorant, body wash, etc. workshop at Kodiak Public Library. Friday, May 1 7 p.m. — Galley Tables storytelling, Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Saturday, May 2 9 a.m.-noon — Sea kayak rescues and recoveries, Coast Guard Base Kodiak MWR pool. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. — Community cleanup, meet at Kodiak High School parking lo...
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Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak alarmed by US Navy plan to use sonar, live bombs
Officials of the Sun’aq Tribe say they are working hard to ensure subsistence and economic resources are not adversely impacted by the U.S. Navy’s planned military training activities that would involve use of live bombs, naval shells and active sonar near Kodiak Island. Tom Lance, Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak’s natural resources director, said the U.S. Navy will begin the Northern Edge military readiness training activ...
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Former and current Kodiakans on 40 under 40 list
One current Kodiakan and three former Kodiakans are on the 2015 Top 40 Under 40 list by the Alaska Journal of Commerce for their accomplishments. The Top 40 Under 40 list “recognizes the state’s top young professionals younger than age 40 who have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community,” according to the nomination form. Current Kodiakan Anna Stevens along with former residents Cl...
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Walker snags shot put school record
Richelle Walker woke up Saturday morning not knowing what she had accomplished the day before. All the Kodiak junior did was break a 26-year-old shot put school record. She eventually found out when she arrived at Joe Floyd Track and Field for another meet against Service. “(Marcus) Dunbar told me, and I was like, ‘I broke what record?’” Walker said. Walker’s reaction resembled that of others — surprise. The 5-10 ...
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Swimmers shine at Junior Olympics
The Kodiak Kingfishers swimming team claimed 14 titles and produced one state record at the Alaska Junior Olympic Swimming Championships that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The sibling duo of Talon and Tahna Lindquist combined to win 11 of the 14 titles. Tahna, a Kodiak High School senior headed to the University of Hawaii in the fall, was named the girls’ athlete of the meet for her winning performances in the 10...
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Playbook: April 29
Thursday, April 30 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 1:30 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Bartlett, ACS, Lumen Christi at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Friday, May 1 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 1:30 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. South Anchorage at East Addition Field. Junior varsity, 3 p.m. Varsity, 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.; Track:...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 29
April 10 At 2:04 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road about defective equipment. At 2:06 a.m., police cited a driver on Benny Benson Drive for having no proof of insurance. Around 3:01 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 7:44 a.m., police cited a driver on Powell Avenue for failing to register the vehicle. At 8:16 a.m., a caller requested a patrol on Mission Road. At 8:45 a.m., a caller re...
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Alaska Science Forum: Serpentine Hot Springs and early Alaskans
Skiing across the raw, open landscape of the Seward Peninsula a few weeks ago, my friends and I dreamed of getting out of a big wind and into the tub at Serpentine Hot Springs. Although none of us had been there, we all recognized the Serpentine valley by black tors guarding the surrounding hillsides. With yellowish light and silky lenticular clouds as a backdrop, the landscape had a not-of-this-Earth feel. If it ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Whales and eagles but no bears (oh, my!)
My wife and I had celebrated a small weather break with a stroll along the top of sea cliffs after dinner. Looking down below us we noticed three sea otters alongside a reef. That wasn’t unusual, because we see them feeding there on almost every visit. But this time they were absolutely still, not moving a muscle and within easy reach of the exposed rocks. That was most certainly out of character! A glance out to ...
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