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Government should not control a free press
To the Editor: Journalists are under a lot of pressure, and the public puts a lot of blame on journalists and reporters for not always explaining the full truth. The government makes mistakes and doesn’t want citizens to know when they mess up or what they did to mess up. To cover up their mistakes, they only let journalists announce a certain amount of information they have on events or stories. The government se...
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Kodiak Teen Court graduate sworn in as lawyer
A Kodiak High School alumnus and Kodiak Teen Court graduate has passed his final test. Sam Booch was sworn in as an attorney in front of friends, family and colleagues in the Roy H. Madsen Justice Center Wednesday afternoon. While Teen Court volunteers have graduated from law school before, Booch is the first to return to Kodiak. Superior Court judge Steve Cole spoke about his connection to Booch through Kodiak Te...
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Kodiak boys looking to build from last year’s 16-win performance
David Anderson has increased Kodiak’s boys basketball win total in each of his three seasons on the sideline. He hopes the pattern continues this season. “When we set up the program that was one of our goals is to keep increasing the program and be competitive with every team that we play,” Anderson said. The task is getting harder. The team is coming off a season with 16 wins, the most by a Kodiak boys team since...
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Museum receives grant for basket repair
The Baranov Museum has been awarded a $9,500 grant to mend some of its aging baskets. The museum received the grant from the Museums Alaska Collections Management Fund to complete conservation work on its collection of baskets from the Alutiiq and Unangan cultural regions. The grant from Museums Alaska is supported by the Rasmuson Foundation to manage Alaska collections through training and conservation materials....
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 19
Tuesday, Dec. 17 • At 1:22 a.m., a caller reported a man owed him cab fares, and he would bring the information to the police station. It is under investigation. • At 8:33 a.m., a caller reported a bear has gone through the dumpster on Hillside Drive. Officers had no contact with the bear. • At 9:13 a.m., an officer removed debris from the roadway on Mill Bay Road. • At 10:55 a.m., a caller reported finding drug p...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls ranked second
After topping last week’s preseason rankings, Kodiak’s girls basketball team fell a spot in the latest Alaska Basketball Coaches Association poll. Dimond, last year’s state runner-up, claimed the top spot in the rankings released Wednesday. The Lynx have not played. Kodiak dropped to No. 2. The Bears begin their season at 4:30 p.m. today against Eagle River (0-1) at the Lady T-Bird Classic in Anchorage. West Ancho...
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Playbook: Dec. 19
Thursday, Dec. 19 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Service at the Service Cougar Tip-Off at Service High School in Anchorage, 7:45 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Eagle River at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Service Cougar Tip-Off at Service High School in Anchorage. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage ...
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Local Results: Dec. 19
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Tuesday, Dec. 17 F/V Incentive 68, Channel Side 65 Jemuel Medina 29, Jordan Fogle 23, Ben Kondro 9, Nick Mangini 6 and Ashely Hiner 1 point for F/V Incentive. Adrian Abad 13, Edwin Agbayani 12, Lito Antonio 11, Ryan Cornelio 11, Dominic Barcelon 10 and Junray Abad 8 points for Channel Side. Airstation 79, Nets System 73 Sean Donohue 16, Robert Custer 12, Kyle Jacobs 10, ...
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Gulf pollock quota vaults upward in 2014
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is giving Kodiak fishermen an early Christmas present. At the council's December meeting, which ended Monday in Anchorage, councilors approved a 52,000 metric ton increase in the pollock quota for the Gulf of Alaska. The 2014 pollock quota for much of the Gulf will 162,351 metric tons, compared to 110,272 metric tons this year. The news out of the NPFMC isn't all good f...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 18
Monday, Dec. 16 • At 7:57 a.m., a caller reported bear tracks in his yard on the 1400 block of Selief Lane that were not there Sunday night. Officers did not find the bear. • At 10:19 a.m., a woman was arrested for a warrant. • At 10:41 a.m., a caller reported being in a two-vehicle accident. There were no injuries and both parties exchanged information. • At 11:15 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on a sle...
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