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In the Courts: Dec. 6
Dismissals • One count of fourth-degree assault against Phillip Rastopsoff, 49, was dismissed Nov. 27. • Four counts of sexual abuse with a minor, one count of exploiting a minor, and 11 counts of possessing child pornography against Ah Limchantha, 46, were dismissed Oct. 14. Sexual abuse Ah Limchantha, 46, pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of a minor. He was sentenced to 40 years in prison (26 years su...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 6
Kiwanis Christmas tree sale begins The Kiwanis Club of Kodiak begins its annual Christmas tree sale at 5 p.m. Friday in the Worldwide Movers building on Bartel Avenue. Trees, wreaths and garlands are available until 8 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Art Walk begins The Kodiak Arts Council’s First Friday Art Walk takes place from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Stops include the Barano...
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Coast Guard blotter: Dec. 6
Tuesday, Dec. 3 The Coast Guard assisted three boaters aboard a disabled vessel about 12 miles west of Ketchikan. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a call for assistance from the captain of the Lady Serena at 5:59 p.m. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast but did not receive any responses. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan was launched to...
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Island Flavor: Bragging rights to Kodiak beef
Now that I’m on my way to Colorado to spend the holidays with my family, I’m thinking about those family traditions that are, well, not very nice. The way we shop, for example. We think it’s fun selecting, buying and even wrapping presents while the intended recipient stands beside us, watching us, without a clue that the gift is for him or for her. Not nice. Or how we lie about the ingredients used to make tradit...
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Sabado’s season finishes at UAA
Maureen Sabado’s junior volleyball season at University of Alaska Anchorage ended Thursday in California. Brigham Young-Hawaii swept UAA 25-19, 25-19, 25-17 in the NCAA Division II West Region Volleyball Championships in San Bernardino, Calif. The Kodiak High School alumna powered five kills and had a hitting percentage of .444. She also added a solo block. The seventh-seeded Seawolves — making their fourth NCAA T...
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Griffing to compete against Olympians
Former Kodiak swimming star Laura Griffing will step in the pool with a pair of Olympians today at the AT&T Winter National Championships at the University of Tennessee. Griffing is competing in the 100-yard breaststroke alongside 2012 U.S. Olympic swimmers Micah Lawrence and Caitlin Leverenz. The winter nationals is a three-day event that showcases the best swimmers in the nation. Griffing, a 2011 KHS graduate is...
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Kodiak heads to North/South Tournament
Kodiak wrestling is coming off Thanksgiving break and will be competing at the North/South Tournament at Wasilla High School beginning today. Kodiak will wrestle a pair of duals today and then enter the tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday. This tournament is not as big as the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament but will still feature the majority of the Northern Lights Conference and Cook Inlet Conference schools. “Every w...
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Playbook: Dec. 6
Friday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia at the Denail Conference Championships in Nikolaevsk, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Kodiak ESS at the Denail Conference Championships in Nikolaevsk, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla, 9 a.m.
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After quiet summer and fall, bears move into town
Ample berries and salmon kept the bears out of town this summer. Now the berries and salmon are gone, but the bears aren’t. According to reports collected by the Kodiak Daily Mirror, bear activity is climbing, reaching levels not seen since last year. According to data from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, more bear sightings and encounters have been reported in the past week than in August, September and O...
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Shipyard seeks $4 million more from state for Tusty work
The shipyard that handled the ferry Tustumena during its yearlong stay in dry dock is seeking $4 million for work it says went above and beyond the initial $6.2 million contract. Unalaska’s KUCB-FM first reported the claim on Monday. Doug Karet, the attorney who put the claim together, said “the state added a significant amount of work to the contract that wasn’t contemplated when Seward Ship’s (Drydock) took on t...
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