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Garage-raiding bear shot dead
A bear that raided garages in Bells Flats and Lake Louise housing and raided chicken coops in Bells Flats was shot dead last weekend, officials said Wednesday. John Crye, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, confirmed that a Bells Flats resident shot the bear on Saturday after the bear broke into the resident’s chicken coop. The bear reportedly had raided three different chicken coops in Bells Flats be...
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Achievers: April 2
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Kodiak by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant...
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Storm invades Anchorage
Kodiak’s women’s hockey team is returning to Anchorage to attempt to obtain another title in the Fools on Ice Tournament. After winning the advanced beginner’s division last year, the Kodiak Storm will play in the intermediate division this year, “as many players have close to 10 years of experience,” team member Sherry Anderson wrote in a release. The annual women’s tournament runs starts Friday and ends Sunday a...
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A blue and gold weekend
It will be a blue and gold weekend for Kodiak High School’s sports teams. On Friday, the baseball and track and field squads will compete in annual blue and gold scrimmages. The baseball game will begin at 5 p.m. at Baranof Field, while the track meet gets started at 2:30 p.m. with discus and long jump at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The field events begin at 4 p.m. The track team will conduct the shot put and high ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 29
March 23 Around 2:04 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:22 a.m., police cited a driver on Hemlock Street for having no proof of insurance. At 3:02 a.m., police warned a driver on Mission Road for the vehicle not being in her name. At 9:35 a.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of Monashka Road. At 12:46 p.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Center Avenue. They left when police ask...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 2
March 28 At 1:25 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle driven off the road into a ditch. The troopers found that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 4:32 a.m., AST received a report of an assault at a Kodiak residence. They found that a woman had assaulted a family member and intentionally damaged property belonging to ...
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Community events: April 2
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today Noon-1 p.m. — History in Places: Landscape Names of Kodiak Island with Tiffany Brunson, at Kodiak National Wildlife Reserve Visitors Center. Friday, April 3 5 p.m. — Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival submission deadline, see islandtrails.org/film. 5-7 p.m. — First Friday Art...
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Kodiak Launch Complex back in operation this year, officials say
Local construction crews have cleared all of the debris from the Kodiak Launch Complex and the damaged facilities will be back in operation by the end of this year, Alaska Aerospace Corp. officials said Tuesday. “The demolition contractors and personnel from companies like Central Environmental Inc., and others have been fantastic,” said Barry King, director of launch operations, in a news release. “They were effi...
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Old Harbor fights domestic violence
The entire community of Old Harbor got up early Friday to hurry about putting the last touches on what has become to them a very important day in their battle against domestic violence, sexual assault and child maltreatment. The day alone signified the entire community’s commitment to fight the evil together, officials said. Children hurried about as they painted the signs, adults checked that everything was set j...
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Troopers: Kodiak suspect believed to be armed with rifle
The Alaska State Troopers are seeking a Kodiak man who is believed to have assaulted a woman on Friday, left armed with a gun, and assaulted her again on Sunday, according to an AST report. Bryce Beltran, 19, reportedly assaulted the woman in the Bells Flats area on Friday around 12:30 a.m. and left in a stolen vehicle with a .308 rifle, the report said. The vehicle was found later that day. On Sunday, the trooper...
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