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Hundreds of crayfish invading Buskin
Crayfish, an invasive species, have been found occasionally in the Buskin watershed, and the Sun’aq Tribe is taking samples to figure out why it’s spreading. The problem is more widespread than previously thought. Since the early 2000s, the crustaceans have been spotted and reported occasionally. Sun’aq Tribe has had little success with traps and kick seines, small nets, catching the species to sample, but local s...
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Courts 7/29/2016
Trey Curtis, 22, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to 60 days jail with 57 suspended and fined $1,500. His driver’s license is revoked fo 90 days and he must use an ignition interlock device. He is on probation two years.
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Kodiak Tapestry: Frontier Baptist founders back before 50th
Raymond and Diane Kerr, founding members of the Kodiak Frontier Southern Baptist Church, finally made that long-awaited “return to Kodiak” trip, just a year before the church celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Kerrs and fellow charter members — mainly military — initially met at the Kodiak Electric Association auditorium for services. The current building on Rezanov was built in the early1970s. Serving as secret...
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Task force: Home pot growth OK
Commercial marijuana growing could be conditionally allowed in some residential areas, according to the Kodiak Island Borough Marijuana Task Force’s first discussion on cultivation. Task force members came to a consensus on allowing growing on business and industrial lots. Growing would be allowed with a conditional use permit as a home occupation on residential lots more than 20,000 square feet. On a residential ...
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Police Blotter 7/28/2016
July 8 At 12:20 a.m., a citizen requested a welfare check on a man in the Mission Road and Benny Benson Drive area who he thought may need help. The person declined his request, so he called the police. Patrolling officers were advised. At 2:45 a.m., police responded to a man with his car door open in the 500 block of East Marine Way. Nothing appeared to be missing, and everything was OK. At 10:24 a.m., police rec...
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Walton works for win on mound, at plate
Shaun Walton delivered when his team needing him the most. The rising junior fired a complete-game gem and drove in the go-ahead run in Kodiak’s 5-4 victory over West Anchorage in a consolation bracket game of the Matson Invitational Wednesday at Bartlett High School. Kodiak advances to play at 11 a.m. today. On the mound, Walton needed only 88 pitches — 65 for strikes — to pick up the win in seven. He allowed eig...
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Week In Words: Solid monsters possible source of leaking
While national politics are delving into their predictable fracas over these past couple of weeks, locally, we’ve seen some renewed interest in city and borough consolidation. This topic rears its head up every now and then, and despite the complexity of merging two local governments, the etymology of “consolidate” is pretty, well, solid. I talked about the prefix “com” (a cousin of “con” in “convention”) in last ...
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Small rocket launch possible this year
Visitors to Narrow Cape are sure to notice changes at Kodiak’s rocket launch facility as it prepares for upcoming Missile Defense Agency launches, but there may be launch activity prior to the military’s use of the facility. According to Alaska Aerospace Corp. CEO Craig Campbell, the company is in talks with an unnamed client who could produce a rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska as soon as this...
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Trooper Report 7/28/2016
July 15 A 28-year-old Kodiak man was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing without a commercial crew member license. The man was cited in the Naknek District Court and fined $260. July 21 At approximately 2 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted a 53-year-old Kodiak man while investigating a disturbance. Subsequent investigation revealed the man had operated a vehicle while his Alaska driver’s li...
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Country-crossing curator
The Baranov Museum welcomed its new curator of collections and exhibits Tuesday. Alana Blumenthal takes the position vacated by Anjuli Grantham in late May. According to museum director Tiffany Brunson, Blumenthal, who spent the past five years at the Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia, as curator and director of administration, has the experience she was looking for. “Since we’re a small museum, I need a curato...
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