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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 6
Jan. 25 At 9:56 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to report of a domestic disturbance between roommates at a residence off Mission Road. The investigation found that a Marcus Benton, 24, threatened a roommate with a weapon and fled before the troopers arrived. The man was not located. Troopers received an arrest warrant for domestic violence assault in the third degree for Benton. Anyone with knowledge of his ...
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Subsistence advisory council to meet in Kodiak
The Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council is meeting in Kodiak next week to review the rural determination process, call for regulatory proposals for federal hunting and trapping and will get an update on the Buskin River sockeye project and have a question and answer time about the Karluk Lake nutrient enrichment program. Other topics on the agenda are a report from the Kodiak National Wildlife R...
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Finding humility difficult in our cult of preference
Less than nine months after moving to Kodiak, I am amazed at how my standards of traffic have changed. Recently, I was trying to turn left onto Mill Bay Road, and found myself getting impatient after waiting for three minutes. I caught myself thinking that traffic was heavy, and laughed at myself. I have lived in much bigger cities, with much worse traffic, but we adapt quickly to our surroundings, don't we? From ...
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Overwhelmed with joy by the outcome
Now we can say the code revision is dead! The people of Kodiak are truly family. They are the reason I moved back to Kodiak a long time ago when I first retired. For those who missed the meeting, it was Kodiak standing side by side with Kodiak. Men and women, young and older, were testifying giving good reasons why this terribly controlling code needed to be trashed permanently. In the beginning, there was a disse...
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In the Courts: Feb. 6
Flossie Jean Ashouwak pleaded guilty to attempted hindering prosecution in the first degree. Ashouwak was sentenced to 360 days in jail (260 suspended) and fined $2,500 ($1,250 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for alcohol/substance abuse and ordered to complete 75 hours of community work service and placed on probation for three years. Janelle E. Brenteson pleaded guilty to forgery in the second degr...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 6
Subsistence program meeting The Federal Subsistence Board is seeking comment on a proposed regulatory change to the rural determination process for the Federal Subsistence Program in Alaska. Under current regulations, the board determines which community or area is rural. The Regional Advisory Council will hold a public meeting to receive comments on a range of issues including a proposed rule change, from 7 to 9 ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kayunguq — Stormy
Kayunguq Stormy Kayunguq, eh? It’s stormy, eh? Despite mild temperatures, Kodiak lies in one of the most meteorologically active regions on earth. From September to April, a storm crosses the Gulf of Alaska every four to five days, bringing intense rain, high winds and heavy seas. Kodiak’s location guaranties exposure to the complete force of these storms, which build to their fullest stage by the time they reach ...
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Police seeking hit-and-run vehicle
A truck hit a pedestrian and left the scene near Kodiak High School on Wednesday night, and police are looking for the responsible vehicle, according to the Kodiak Police Department. The vehicle was described as a white Ford F150 with the year sometime between 1997 and 2003 with a broken passenger front light. The truck could have front-end damage as well, according to a KPD Nixle alert. The Kodiak Police Departme...
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Macahilas claims all-events bowling title
Stefan Macahilas was the big winner of the Kodiak Island USBC City Championship Tournament. Macahilas claimed the all-events Division I scratch title for the tournament that wrapped up last Saturday at Tropic Lanes. All-events scratch includes total pinfall in singles, doubles and team competition. Macahilas finished first with a total of 2,216 — 52 pins ahead of runner-up Matt Kiefer. Macahilas bowled a 300 in on...
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13 Kodiak wrestlers vie for championships
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Sitting in a doctor’s office in mid-November, Kodiak’s Jay-Ar Small never once thought his wrestling career was over. A fractured right hand wasn’t going to keep the senior down. “When they told me it was broken, I was pretty upset,” Small said. “But I knew I was going to comeback. I was going to comeback rather or not they told me not to.” Small never had to disobey the docs’ orde...
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