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Public Safety Blotter: April 26
April 8 At 9:10 a.m., a man requested police assistance as his wife had been drinking. It was verbal only, and the parties separated. At 11:21 a.m., a person reported a suspicious vehicle with two occupants on Ismailov Street. It was gone when police arrived. At 2:20 p.m., a woman turned herself in for a warrant. At 2:34 p.m., a man reported a fuel tank was stolen from his skiff in St. Herman Harbor. Patrolling of...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Launch complex, MDA back together again?
Alaska Aerospace Corp. hopes a proposed contract will breathe new life into the state-owned venture and renew the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska’s role in national defense. On Friday, the Missile Defense Agency released a notice of intent for a sole source contract with AAC, the operator of the launch complex at Narrow Cape, for testing the region’s ballistic missile defense systems. According to the notice, “Th...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: April 25
April 7 At 1:48 a.m., police received a report of a man shoving a woman in the 1600 block of Selief Lane. There was no assault; it was verbal only. At 3:24 a.m., police received a report of several people fighting inside a building in the 300 block of Shelikof Street, and it spilled into the street before police arrived. Police spoke with most of the people involved and only one claimed injury. He did not want to ...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Response equipment presentation on Tuesday
The Kodiak public is invited to attend an oil spill preparedness and response outreach event Tuesday. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation will host the event. Spill reporting, an overview of hazards, reporting requirements and what to expect in each stage of spill response will be discussed. The presentation will also feature an overview of the spill response equipment that is available in Kodiak a...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball drops 2 to Kardinals
For the past three seasons, Kodiak baseball has owned the Southcentral Conference South Division with a 13-2 record against Kenai, Soldotna and Homer. The Bears have already been saddled with a pair of South Division losses in 2016. Kenai scored a 9-2 win over Kodiak on Friday and a 12-9 victory on Saturday, both contests played at Baranof Field. Kodiak (0-3 conference, 1-5 overall) never lead in Friday’s game and...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenai tops Kodiak in softball marathon game
Scoring was not at a premium in Kodiak softball’s Northern Lights Conference opener against Kenai. In a game that lasted 3 hours, 40 minutes, the Kardinals outlasted the Bears, 36-27 in six innings, Friday at East Addition Park. Yes, you read that correctly, 36-27. “It was definitely a hitters’ game,” said first-year Kodiak skipper Michelle Stratton, who was making her home debut. More like it was a scorekeeper’s ...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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GARDEN GATE: El Niño y La Niña: No telling what’s next
Gardeners, outdoor enthusiasts, fishermen and families are celebrating the warmer than average April. But if April is the new May, then is May the new June? Perhaps, for a couple months. It all depends on El Niño, which is weakening, according to Climate.gov. Thanks to El Niño we are coming out of a winter that’s been anything but normal: For the third year in a row, Alaska’s winter has warmer than average temps a...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Processors step up to pay for needed flyovers
Cuts affecting Alaska’s fisheries will be spread across all regions and species, depending on the final budget that is approved by state legislators. As it stands now, the total commercial fisheries budget for fiscal year 2017 from all state and federal funding sources is about $64 million, a drop of $10 million from two years. “With cuts of that magnitude, everything is on the table,” said Scott Kelley, director ...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Kodiak Women’s Show larger than ever
The Kodiak Women’s Show is back for the fifth year this Saturday to offer Kodiak women a one-stop shop for a variety of goods and services, and even a good chair massage. The event will help provide women with all the tools they need to be “happy, healthy, beautiful and just shine,” said event coordinator Ellen Simeonoff. Nearly 40 vendors will be on hand. “There’s really too much to list,” Simeonoff said. This ye...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers hire goes through
With a vote of 5-2, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a controversial hire for borough manager. The contract with Michael Powers of California fell under public dispute after assembly member Mel Stephens said he opposed the hire due to Powers’ history. In previous cities he managed he was dogged by allegations of misconduct involving a police vehicle confiscation and eavesdropping. Assembly members Kyle ...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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