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Kodiak man pleads guilty to illegal use of pesticide
A Kodiak man pleaded guilty to running a pesticide business without the proper certifications. According to a press release from the Alaska Attorney General, Anthony M. Sanchez, 53, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of commercial application of a pesticide without being a certified pesticide applicator, in Anchorage on Friday. Sanchez was fined $4,000 ($3,500 suspended), and will serve two years of informal ...
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Shirley Janette Beehler
Shirley Janette Beehler, age 77, of Flemington, Mo. passed away on Tuesday night, April 9, 2013, at her home in Flemington. She was born on March 9, 1936, in Parnell, Mo. the daughter of Vea and Izola Arnold. Shirley was united in marriage to Asa Paul Beehler on June 18, 1955, in Fox River Heights, Ill. Shirley worked as a teacher’s aide in St. Charles, Ill. and Kodiak Island, Alaska before becoming a homemaker in...
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Good Samaritan cleans up problem dumping area
Last week a Good Samaritan cleaned up an area that has been a problem dumping ground for trash for the Kodiak Island Borough. Jack Maker, borough code enforcement officer, received a few calls last week about a big pile of appliances that were dumped out at the Monashka Bay Road turnoff just past Pillar Creek Road. When he left to investigate the situation on Thursday afternoon, he was expecting the worst, but whe...
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Get Mayor Selby out of office
To the Editor: Our brainless borough mayor has cost us taxpayers big bucks for his stupidity again. Three weeks ago I wrote the editor and told you people what he was doing with suing an assemblyman and now you can read it in the Kodiak papers of April 2 and 9. Mr. Selby does not do his homework before he opens his big mouth. I know what rules Mr. Stephens has to follow as an attorney, as I did my own attorney wor...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Trout in lakes
Are you anxious for cooperative fish but having no luck with Dolly Varden? Since your trout tackle is tuned and handy, why not try for rainbow trout stocked in road system lakes by ADF&G? Let’s get one thing straight before you write off “stockers.” The rainbows in local lakes are like no other stocked trout! In most places trout are raised large enough for catching before they leave a hatchery. As a result they a...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 16
Monday, April 8 • At 12:59 a.m., two women were arguing. They went their separate ways. • At 1:49 a.m. and 1:56 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 1:50 a.m., a man received a citation for no proof of insurance. • At 2:11 a.m., an officer observed multiple vehicle doors were open. There was no one around and nothing seemed disturbed. Officers secured the doors. • At 2:26 a.m., an officer observ...
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School board budget changes will affect students
Dear Editor, On April 10, the KIBSD superintendent presented the proposed budget for the 2013-14 year to the School Board. The district is anticipating a $1 million shortfall, which it is planning to cover by not replacing 11.5 teacher and 4 special educator positions, along with reductions in instructional aides and sereupport staff. These cuts will fall mostly on the middle and elementary schools (2 teacher posi...
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Kodiak canneries important to Alaskans' history
Dear Editor, Nearly 50 people gathered during the last session of ComFish on Saturday to hear fellow Kodiakans share their knowledge about a handful of our archipelago's historic canneries. We heard from Linda Eaton, who recently discovered that her family's cannery-turned lodge at Zachar Bay was founded as a co-op and is one of four canneries that once existed in the relatively small bay. Wallace Fields told us a...
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Births: April 16
Mhycott Zahn D. Fernandez was born at 10:10 a.m. April 9, 2013, to Franz and Ramilyn Fernandez. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 inches long. His parents are originally form the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. His mother works at Trident Seafoods and his father works at Global Seafoods. Also welcoming him to the family are Mycus Zhane D. Fernandez and Mhacoi Zac D. Fernandez. Proud grandparents a...
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John “Spencer” Schaeffer
John “Spencer” Schaeffer passed away on April 2, 2013. Please come have a drink & celebrate his life on Wednesday April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rendezvous.
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