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Community events: March 26
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today Noon-1 p.m. — Buskin River Marine Zone Project, talk by Tom Lance at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Friday, March 27 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Healing With Essential Oils at Kodiak Public Library, call Valene Wilde, 539-6456. Saturday, March 28 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 26
March 17 At 12:22 a.m., police cited a driver on Bartel Avenue for failing to transfer a vehicle title. Around 2:12 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 3:16 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Marine Way. At 5:33 a.m., police cited a driver on Cedar Street for having no proof of insurance. At 6:01 a.m., a 911 caller on Mill Bay Road reported a flashing white strobe light off short. Police confi...
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Man dies in Port Lions fire
Firefighters found the remains of a man after battling a house fire Monday in Port Lions, a state trooper report said. Troopers say a deputy fire marshal Monday recovered the remains of what is believed to have been 72-year-old Nicholas Nelson Sr., but the remains will be sent to the state medical examiner’s office for positive identification. Kodiak trooper post supervisor Sgt. Eric Olsen said they had “various s...
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BARRY QUICK RESPONSE: Minor damage, no injuries after Kodiak boat fire
A stove fire on a salmon seiner triggered the boat’s fire alarm, sending the Kodiak Fire Department and Kodiak Police Department to St. Paul Harbor Tuesday afternoon. Kodiak Police Chief Jim Mullican said a fire on board the Kodiak-based F/V Salmon Barry was confined to the stove area, and firefighters put it out after arriving. There were no injuries reported. Salmon Barry owner Barry Rosenkranz said he had just ...
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Alaskans pledge record $2.9 million of PFD money
The counting is not yet over, but about 29,000 Alaskans have pledged almost $2.9 million from their permanent fund dividends, surpassing last year’s record $2.7 million, a news release from Pick.Click.Give said Tuesday. The pledges will benefit Kodiak organizations and nonprofits, including Alutiiq Museum, Humane Society of Kodiak, Kodiak Arts Council, Kodiak Public Library Association, Kodiak Women’s Resource and...
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Don’t fall for IRS, Jamaica phone scams
Kodiakans have received multiple fraudulent phone calls in the past few weeks from people either posing as the Internal Revenue Service or calling from Jamaica about prize winnings. Kodiak Police Department Lt. D.J. Clumpner said these are the two main phone scams that have been going around Kodiak recently. The Jamaica one is a scam that has been going around in different iterations for years. “That’s a version o...
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Alaska Science Forum: Short, chubby and neurotic is good combination in cold
This message came from the grandfather of 5-year old Ben, who lives near Inverness, Scotland: Even in winter he will rapidly strip off and often plays in a sleeveless vest while others still have a shirt and woolly jumper on. He appears to be always warm. He goes to an excellent school but complains that the rule in winter is that they must wear their coats outside. He finds even a light coat uncomfortable in norm...
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For too long we have blindly trusted our elected officials
To the Editor, Good for you, Mr. Ross, for exercising your liberties! However, your accusations are false regarding the KODIAK COMPASS website and those that use that format to communicate with like-minded individuals. First of all, the website was developed to share information about political events that happen locally and throughout the United States. We are a conglomeration of many different activists with dif...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 25
March 16 At 5:53 a.m., a caller reported a domestic disturbance on Natalia Way. It was verbal only and the parties separated. At 6:08 a.m., police advised a driver on 12th Street of having no license plate light. At 6:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive East. At 8:33 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 11:11 a.m., a caller reported so...
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Riders enjoy new skate ramps at Baranof Park
It had been half a year since Elrik Hanson had picked up a skateboard. He got reacquainted with his board in a big way Monday afternoon. Hanson and a few of his buddies spent three hours testing the new ramps at Baranof Park. After several successful tricks, and some not so successful, they walked away satisfied. “I’m glad there is a mini-ramp section, because I can’t really mess with the big stuff,” Hanson said. ...
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