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Kodiak man arrested as suspect in Coast Guard assault
State troopers arrested a 51-year-old Kodiak resident Thursday as a suspect in the attack of a civilian employee inside the Coast Guard base. The attack caused serious physical injuries, a sketchy news release issued on Sunday said. The release said that at about 5:48 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a call from the U.S. Coast Guard Police seeking assistance about an assault investigation on USCG Base Kodiak. ...
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Drug dealers penetrate Kodiak
It’s a scene not often seen in Kodiak: Federal agents and deputized law-enforcement officers, guns drawn, surround a home on Hemlock Street before an entry team with loaded firearms rushes into the living room, kicks open a locked bedroom door and places three men in handcuffs. Saturday morning, Feb. 7, was the homeowner’s birthday. She was cooking, preparing for well-wishers. Her 4-year-old daughter was in the li...
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CHOREOGRAPHED FUN: Player introductions have become entertainment
Salutes. Fist pumps. Elbow bumps. Handshakes. Foot taps. Those are just some of the gestures that basketball players make during pregame introductions, a part of the game that has become choreographed entertainment. The time is gone when a simple a handshake did the job. Now players use the moments before the tip to display their personality in a variety of ways. “I’m not sure what it all means,” Kodiak boys coach...
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Community events: Feb. 20
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6 p.m. — “Forrest Gump” at Kodiak Public Library Sunday, Feb. 22 2 p.m. — Pianist Scott Withrow, Kodiak Public Library. Monday, Feb. 23 6 p.m. — Presentation about the Kitchen Gardeners Series, Kodiak community gardens and farmers market, at the Kodiak Public Libr...
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Eating Kodiak shellfish 'risky,' PSP specialist warns
Kodiak shellfish have some of the highest levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning in Alaska. Rules of thumb such as don’t eat shellfish in months containing the letter “r” can supposedly help determine if shellfish is safe to eat, but for PSP researcher Julie Matweyou, the issue is not so simple. Shellfish feed on dinoflagellates, which can contain saxitoxin. That saxitoxin then accumulates in the shellfish and ca...
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Terrence Dwayne Moore
Terrence Dwayne Moore, 34, died on Feb. 16, 2015, at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. A memorial service will be held in Anchorage on Saturday Feb. 21. A second service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Kodiak Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1514 Mission Road in Kodiak. Terrence was born on April 27, 1980, in Fort Stewart, Georgia. He attended Chester Valley Elementary, Romig Middle ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 20
Jan. 18 At 12:20 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on Marine Way. A man was taken into protective custody. At 6:45 a.m., a caller reported criminal trespassing on Center Avenue. A man was banned from the area. At 12:07 p.m., police responded to an assault on Mill Bay Road. It was verbal only. At 12:45 p.m., police arrested a man on Mill Bay Road on suspicion of driving with a suspended license and cited him...
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Let every nation know
“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty. This much we pledge and more.” This excerpt from JFK’s inaugural address on Jan. 20, 1961 still rings true to our present day. JFK said, “We dare not tempt them with weakness.” A Democratic presiden...
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In the Courts: Feb. 20
Karen R Wimmersberg pleaded no contest to criminal trespass in the second degree. Wimmersberg was sentenced to 10 days in jail.
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Have a hip and holy Lent
Remember back in the good ol’ days, when men were men, and priests were men, and even God was scared? You could count on people sitting in the same pews every week, everyone in America was Christian, and prayer in schools wasn’t just expected, but mandatory. Back then, people knew they were sinners, so everyone went to church, and everyone tithed, and everyone gave up chocolate and drinking for Lent. Or do you rem...
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