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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 26
Tuesday, Sept. 17 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 22-year-old Kodiak man for taking an over limit of coho salmon from Pillar Creek. Bail was set at $130. Thursday, Sept. 19 • At 10:50 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report that a 73-year-old Kodiak man was found dead in his home in the Bayside area of Kodiak. Troopers, Kodiak Fire Department, and Bayside Volunteer Fire Department responded to the ho...
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Artist trading card show debuts at The Big Read event this weekend
Pocket-sized pieces of art inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe will be on display at the Kodiak Arts Council’s second annual trading card show, which opens at The Big Read kickoff on Saturday. Artist trading cards are about the size of a baseball card, and can be made of any media. The pieces can’t exceed the 2.5-by-3.5-inch dimensions. “The idea of a trading card is it’s something really simple and small,” v...
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Playbook: Sept. 26
Friday, Sept. 27 Volleyball: Kodiak at the West Spiketacular at West Anchorage High School, 4 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak at the SoHi Pentathlon at Soldotna High School, 2 p.m.
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Chamber hosts election forum for candidates
Proposition No. 1 and education spending were issues of contention Tuesday night at the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce’s only candidate gathering before the municipal election next week. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is the only major contested race in the upcoming election. The race between incumbent Carol Austerman, Frank Peterson, and Dennis Symmons took up most of the time in the forum as candidates answered ...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Lions headed to Region II Championships
Emma Nelson’s inauguration into cross country was no breeze in the park. The Port Lions senior left Friday’s meet at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park impressed with Kodiak’s runners. “Holy cow they are fast,” Nelson said. “I was hoping there would be someone jogging nice and easy, but there wasn’t.” Nelson wasn’t too shabby in her first high school 5-kilometer race. Wearing Port Lions’ blue uniform, she navi...
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Whiddon seeks reelection
Keeping the City of Kodiak economically healthy is a top concern for John Whiddon. Whiddon is wrapping up his first three-year term on the Kodiak City Council, and is seeking reelection for a second term. If reelected, he hopes to help the city develop long-term fiscal policies that will ensure that the quality of life and services offered in the city are maintained. “I’ve enjoyed being involved and setting sound ...
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Not every letter should be printed
Editor: This is about what appears in the paper. I was taken aback to see Mr. Coen’s “rebuttal to my rebuttal” of his letter concerning the Zimmerman trial. As I have always understood it, Party A writes a letter, Party B rebuts it, and it stops there. Each individual gets one crack at the bat and it’s over. To carry it further only invites a tit-for-tat slew of letters back and forth, which ultimately ends up loo...
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Alumni update: Horn debuts in Germany basketball league
Former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage basketball star Alysa Horn made her debut in Germany on Saturday. Horn tallied eight points, five rebounds, three steals and one assist in Viernheim’s 63-57 win over Heidelberg. Horn started and shot 2 of 10 from the field and hit 4 of 6 free throws in 35 minutes. Viernheim is a Division II team in Germany’s Women’s Basketball League. This is Horn’s first season ove...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 25
Sunday, Sept. 22 • At 1:18 a.m., a caller reported her friend told her she was just assaulted by her husband. There were no injuries and both parties separated. • At 4:59 a.m., officers were out with a man on the ground on Marine Way. He got up and left when an officer asked him to. • At 5:08 a.m., a 911 caller reported a fight with a person on the ground on Marine Way. There was no assault and no man was on the g...
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Davidson seeks reelection
Charles Davidson has served on the Kodiak City Council for more than two decades. He is up for reelection for another three-year term, and it is those years of experience that Davidson feels make him the right candidate for the job. “I’m running again because I want to see completion of the major projects — the pumphouse at Monashka Bay and the dock,” Davidson said. “I feel I have the experience and the insight fr...
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