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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 31
Tuesday, Oct. 29 • At 1:49 a.m., a man was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 8:57 a.m., a caller reported a stolen vehicle. It is under investigation. • At 9:38 a.m., a man was arrested for violating two conditions of release. • At 11:50 a.m., a caller reported someone violated conditions of release. It is under investigation. • At 1:59 p.m., a caller reported her cat was impounded six days ago. She wanted it ...
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Achievers: Oct. 31
Kodiak Middle School and the Rotary clubs of Kodiak have announced their students of the month for October. Each month, KMS teachers and staff nominate one boy and one girl in each grade to be honored by the Rotary for achievements in and out of the classroom. Teachers write a list of the student's accomplishments and share them with the public. Kevin Diaz Kevin Diaz is a sixth-grade student at KMS and is the son ...
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Troopers: Oct. 31
Friday, Oct. 18 At 7:56 p.m., a 35-year-old Ouzinkie woman reported a disturbance at an Ouzinkie home. Investigation revealed the woman assaulted a 24-year-old woman living with her. Investigation also revealed a 21-year-old Ouzinkie man was suspected of breaking a van window of the person he lives with. The woman and man accused others of committing the incidents. They were both arrested and transported to the Ko...
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Stage and Screen: "Captain Phillips" worth a view
If you’re interested in an inside view of ship hijacking, “Captain Phillips” (2013) is your ticket. Starting with a quick view of the comfortable life of Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks,) the film takes us from a conversation about the finer points of his children’s lives to a wretched Somali village replete with poverty, hopelessness and violence. While Phillips is not presented as a wealthy man, the contrast with hi...
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New storytelling event comes to Kodiak
A new form of storytelling is coming to Kodiak on Friday. Galley Tables, an event dreamed up by Astrid Rose, Thandeka Carros and Brianna Gibbs, will give Kodiak residents a chance to share their personal stories with the community. The idea is that seven people will each tell a seven-minute story focused on a designated theme. “We live in such a small community and there are really great stories you don’t get to h...
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Public outcry kills Chiniak timber sale
Chiniak came to the city of Kodiak on Tuesday night. In a meeting so popular that it had to be moved to a larger room, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly heard a tide of outcry from Chiniak residents opposed to the idea of logging 800 acres of timber near their small town. In the end, the tide washed away all resistance and the assembly agreed to kill the sale. "This is Alaska's Emerald Isle, and they're taking it...
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Work under way to replace Ouzinkie's ailing dam
Help is on the way for Ouzinkie’s leaking dam, but getting there is half the effort. A crew from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is hard at work cutting a new road on Spruce Island. The road will bring heavy equipment and supplies to Mahoona Dam, which a 2011 inspection found near collapse. The dam was immediately taken out of service, leaving Ouzinkie’s 168 people reliant upon expensive diesel power in...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 30
Museum lecture tonight The Kodiak Historical Society presents The “Kashevaroff” gravestone and graveyards of Kodiak lecture at 7 p.m. tonight in the Baranov Museum. Come listen to Kodiak historian Dawn Black talk about the historic gravestone. There will be refreshments. Admission is free.
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Warm weather topples record
Unusually warm weather brought down a 77-year-old record on Monday as temperatures reached 55 degrees. That topples the old record of 54, set in 1936. The warm weather is courtesy of a Pineapple Express weather system carrying warm, wet air from the central Pacific as far north as Interior Alaska. Warm and wet conditions are expected to continue through the weekend, but no more record temperatures are expected. Tu...
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Cost of health care and substance abuse top Kodiak health problems
Health care costs and substance abuse have been identified as two top priorities for Kodiak, based on the results of a community health survey conducted by Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. Providence conducted the survey, formally known as the “community health needs assessment,” in June, and more than 700 residents responded. Providence has been conducting surveys every five years to gauge the health of t...
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