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Alumni Update: Anthony snags second All-American accolades
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony is an All-American again. The talented junior for the University of Alaska Anchorage earned his second All-America cross country honors Saturday at the NCAA Division II Championships in Spokane, Wash. Anthony was the top Great Northwest Athletic Conference finisher, finishing 25th out of 248 runners. He covered the 10-kilometer course in 31 minutes, 2.6 seconds. Last season, Anthony placed 2...
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Pioneering family seeks to name creek in Chiniak
For the past 20 years, Marsha Galloway has been trying to create a memorial to her father. On Dec. 13, the state of Alaska will decide whether or not to name an unlabeled creek near Chiniak School in honor of Richard Weisser. If approved, Weisser Creek would immortalize the name of a 32-year Kodiak Island resident who fought to open Chiniak land to settlement. Galloway and the rest of her brothers and sisters no l...
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Births: Nov. 26
• Emma Mae Christiansen was born at 7:16 a.m. Nov. 15, 2013, to Katie Pearman and Andrew Christiansen. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is Mia Pearman. Proud grandparents are Margie and Chaco Pearman and Allan Christiansen and Carolyn Anderson from Kodiak. • Princess Alyssa Kylie Seui was born at 11:16 p.m. Nov. 16...
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Ouzinkie man accused of runway joyride
A Ouzinkie man allegedly stole a vehicle, raced it down the Ouzinkie Airport runway, then totaled it after going off a 40-foot drop. Andrew Panamarioff, 21, faces three counts of violating conditions of release (class B misdemeanors), one count of obstructing an airport (an unclassified misdemeanor), one count of reckless driving (an unclassified misdemeanor) and one count of first-degree vehicle theft (a class C ...
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Education: Field trip to the Coast Guard base
A group of 29 girls from Kodiak High School visited Coast Guard Base Kodiak on Tuesday to learn about career opportunities for women through the Women in Engineering program. The Women in Engineering program promotes education in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM). The trip was financed by a nontraditional occupations grant received by the Kodiak Island Borough School District. A nontraditional occup...
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Troopers seek help finding alleged meth dealer
The Alaska State Troopers are seeking the public’s help as they search for a 23-year-old Kodiak man who is wanted on a $500,000 warrant for weapons misconduct and drugs charges. In a press release, troopers said Brandon Timpke has blond hair and blue eyes, and is 5 feet 10 inches tall and 175 pounds. Troopers believe Timpke is still on Kodiak Island, but there is a chance he may be elsewhere in Alaska. Anyone with...
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Sen. Begich unveils bill aimed at helping Coast Guardsmen
Sen. Mark Begich has proposed new legislation to boost child care and education benefits for Coast Guardsmen and their dependents. The Coast Guard Quality of Life bill (S.1760) calls for increased oversight of child care centers at Coast Guard bases, provides tuition assistance to the spouses of active-duty Coast Guardsmen, and allows the Coast Guard to spend housing money on child care centers. “With over 42,000 ...
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Sega claims Lancer Smith title
Heavyweight Leo Sega emerged as Kodiak’s only champion at Saturday’s Lancer Smith Memorial wrestling tournament in Palmer. Sega, last year’s 4A state heavyweight champion, edged Palmer’s Ben Button 3-2 in the championship match. Button pinned Sega in the third round at last week’s Peninsula Duals. This week, Sega got the best of Palmer’s big man to improve to 10-1 on the season. “For the non-wrestler, it looked li...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 26
Thursday, Nov. 21 • At 2:56 a.m., a caller reported a subject was looking into vehicles on Rezanof Drive. • At 3:38 a.m., a man was arrested for criminal trespass. • At 10:11 a.m., a caller reported receiving a fake $20 bill. • At 7:50 p.m., a caller on Zentner Street reported a loud bang that rattled his windows. Officers were unable to find the source. • At 8:58 p.m., a man was inside a vehicle he didn’t own. He...
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Garden Gate: Amaryllis bulbs are a perfect holiday gift
Never mind the tinsel and fake Christmas trees: When boxes of Amaryllis bulbs start showing up in the stores, I know Christmas is around the corner. And if you treat the flowers right, they’ll bloom next Christmas. The baseball-sized bulbs that arrive in a colorful boxes are the perfect gift for winter-weary friends and relatives. In fact, the Greek word “amarysso” or “amarussein” from which “amaryllis” derives, m...
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