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Coast Guard Blotter: April 5
March 22 The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel Donna Jean near Kake after discovering several safety issues aboard the vessel March 22. They escorted the 40-foot fishing vessel, with five adults and three children aboard, to Kake Harbor. The Naushon crew conducted the boarding in Keku Strait when they discovered the vessel had an expired life raft, insufficient surv...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 5
Sunday, March 24 • At 12:32 a.m., a woman was arrested for violating conditions of release. • At 2:25 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 6:03 a.m., a man left a property when an officer asked him to. • At 8:45 a.m., a caller reported an accident. Both parties exchanged information. • At 12:37 p.m., an officer assisted the corrections officer in looking for possible contraband on an inmate. Non...
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Around Kodiak: April 5
Island Trails Network is holding its annual Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival at 6 p.m. tonight at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. There will be movies, pizza, prizes and an auction. Admission is $25 for individuals or $40 for a family. The Kodiak Arts Council is holding a First Friday art walk from 5-7 p.m. Come explore local artwork at The Frame Shop, Northern Exposure Gallery, Harborside Fly-By, Kodiak Arts Cou...
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Kodiak harbor will reach out to CDQ groups
The Kodiak harbormaster’s office will reach out to the Bering Sea fishery’s Community Development Quota groups in an effort to bring more business to the harbor. The Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) program allocates an annual percentage of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands fisheries to clusters of western Alaska villages. There are six major CDQ groups in the region. Many of the CDQ fishing vess...
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“Storis Museum” needs your help
To the Editor: The retired US Coast Guard cutter Storis was listed on the National Register of Historic Places December 31, 2012. The ship is nationally historic, with much of that history made while based in Alaska. When I first started working to obtain Storis and return her to Juneau as a maritime museum and education center after her Feb. 8, 2007 decommissioning, I toured Juneau and spoke to many people in the...
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In the Courts: April 5
Dismissals One count of fourth-degree assault against Blake Gloria, 41, was dismissed Feb. 21. One count of fourth-degree assault against Alvin Holdiman IV, 25, was dismissed March 15. Assault • DeLisa Michener, 22, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault. Michener was sentenced to 46 days in jail (45 days suspended), and received credit for time served. Michener was fined $1,500 ($1,500 suspended), and will be on...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Port Hobron
Masriluq : Port Hobron Masrilumi arwarsurtaallriit. : They used to hunt whales at Port Hobron. Today the derelict hull of a wooden ship, rusting tanks, and building remnants are all that remain of the whaling station at Port Hobron. Nestled against the shore of Port Hobron Bay, a narrow fjord on the northern coast of Sitkalidak Island, the now-abandoned station was an active commercial enterprise run by the Alaska...
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Another Day in Paradise: Packing for a journey
My wife and I are getting ready for another journey. We will be traveling to Petersburg for the Southeast Alaska Congress, a large gathering of all of the Salvation Army units in the Southeast. That tradition has been going on with The Salvation Army since before Alaska was a state. After Congress, we will be traveling to Angoon with four other Salvation Army officers to get the property there ready to reopen this...
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Baseball debuts blue/gold scrimmage
Kodiak High School’s baseball team has been given a gift this spring with Mother Nature. And the Bears are taking advantage of the warm weather by playing in the first baseball blue/gold game Saturday at 2 p.m. at Baranof Field. Normally at this time in the season, the field is still covered in snow and ice and the team is stuck practicing indoors. Not this year — the team has had only a handful of indoor practice...
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Big-money bowling tourney Sunday
The island’s most lucrative bowling tournament is Sunday. The third Pro-Build Championship Tournament begins 11 a.m. at Tropic Lanes. The tournament showcases a pair of oil patterns that are used on the Professional Bowlers Association tour and are much more difficult than what bowlers see during league play. The bowler who can figure out the lanes the best walks away with a first-place prize of $1,000 — but that ...
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