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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 4
November 21 • At 8:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers were advised of a death on a fishing vessel anchored on the west side of Afognak Island. The investigation revealed that a man had hanged himself onboard the vessel. No foul play was suspected, and the body was transported to the Alaska State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. November 26 • At 3:12 p.m., the troopers received a report that a woman had left t...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 4
Nov. 16 Around 2:33 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 12:36 p.m., police began investigating larceny on Alimaq Drive. At 2:55 p.m., a 911 caller reported assault on Ole Johnson Avenue. A man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing another man. At 8:10 p.m., a 911 caller reported a dangerous driver of a vessel in the Alimaq Drive area. A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence....
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Borough discusses nonprofit funding policies, approves trip limit opposition letter
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved a letter opposing trip limitations on a Prince William Sound pollock fishery at a special meeting before discussing policies regarding nonprofit funding and assembly consensus at the work session immediately after the meeting. The letter will be sent to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, who are meeting Wednesday through Monday, and opposes the reduction of a trip limit from...
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Kodiak High runners head to California
Kodiak’s nationally ranked runner will attempt to run into the history books Saturday in sunny California. Senior Levi Thomet is competing in the Foot Locker West Regional Cross Country Championships with the hopes of becoming the first Alaska high school runner to qualify twice for the prestigious Foot Locker National Championships. The top 10 finishers in Saturday’s seeded boys race that begins at 9:20 a.m. Alas...
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Port Lions runner joins Kodiak team in California
Chandra Christiansen will be running in just her fifth cross-country race on Saturday. To commemorate the event, she picked a race that could have as many or more competitors as her hometown has residents. Christiansen lives in Port Lions, a village with roughly 200 residents on the north end of Kodiak Island. So, it is easy to understand why the freshman is a bit nervous to be traveling to Walnut, California to c...
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Santa delivers cheer, Christmas gifts to Chiniak
“It’s a Christmas miracle!” exclaimed a young boy in Chiniak as snow began to fall the minute he and the rest of the Chiniak children pushed their way out the Chiniak School doors to watch a U.S. Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter containing Santa, elves and gifts land nearby. Santa to the Villages is a program by the Coast Guard Spouses Association of Kodiak that brings gifts and Santa to rural villages in the Kodiak...
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Assembly hears about Leisnoi's Chiniak logging
Leisnoi staff members, including the incoming and outgoing chief executive officers, defended the corporation’s current logging operations in Chiniak at Tuesday’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly work session. Current logging operations by A1 Timber Consultants are expected to be completed in 2016, said incoming CEO Jana Turvey, who will take over the position from current CEO Von Veeh in January. During the past ye...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 3
Water main flushing Between Dec. 3 and Dec. 30 the City of Kodiak Public Works Department will be flushing water mains. Flushing activities will encompass the entire water system. During these activities water system customers may experience discolored water. All water used in the flushing program and all water in the mains is treated, disinfected water. While the discolored water is aesthetically unpleasant it me...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 3
November 15 At 12:40 a.m., a 911 caller reported assault on Rezanof Drive East. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree domestic violence. Around 1:54 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 3:34 a.m., a caller reported criminal trespass on Thorsheim Street. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the third degree and criminal trespass. At 3:47 a.m., police responded to a ...
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Ila Hughes to swim for Northern Arizona
Ila Hughes is headed back to the state where she started her swimming career. Kodiak’s senior swimming star recently signed her National Letter of Intent to compete for NCAA Division I Northern Arizona University next fall. Hughes is very familiar with Arizona. She was born in the Grand Canyon State and still has many relatives that live there. That weighed heavy in Hughes’ mind when she narrowed down colleges. Sh...
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