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4 fishermen receive Carnegie Medal for Kodiak fishing boat rescue
Four fishermen who risked their lives and saved five men during a severe winter storm off Kodiak Island in 2012 received the Carnegie Medal on Monday. Daniel Hardwick and Gregory Plancich, both of Vashon, Washington, along with Jim Fultz of Siletz, Oregon, and Wayne Kitt of Loon Lake, Washington, received the distinction, given to people in the United States and Canada who risk their lives to save others. The meda...
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DECK THE DOCK: Festival lights up faces of children, parents with holiday cheers
Hundreds of people crowded the docks of St. Paul and St. Herman harbor Saturday evening to pick their favorite decorated boat at the second annual Harbor Lights Festival, sponsored by the Kodiak Maritime Museum. The rain that sprinkled off and on throughout the evening didn't stop the Christmas cheer. One boat had a Santa in the crow's nest along with a Santa in an airplane on deck. Another boat had Santa in a ski...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 22
Dec. 11 At 2:35 a.m., a caller reported a bear on Mylark Extension. It went back into the woods. At 3:10 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 3:34 a.m., a caller reported a bear on Mylark Extension. Police hazed it back into the woods. At 7:19 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign. At 11:18 a.m., police were notified of criminal trespass on East M...
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Borough approves dock fabrication, Womens Bay shelter
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved two contracts Thursday, one for fabrication of a new dock in Anton Larsen Bay and one for the construction of an emergency shelter in Womens Bay. The new dock will replace the current dock in Anton Larsen Bay. It will be 80 feet long and 12 feet wide, larger than the existing 60 feet by 10 feet dock. Ranier Welding of Washington was chosen as the winning bidder for $554,...
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Harbor security cameras to cost $4,500
The installation of 16 cameras around St. Paul Harbor will enhance security but not replace foot patrols by harbor officers at St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak deputy harbormaster Derrick Magnuson told the Port and Harbor Advisory Board Friday. The harbormaster’s office expects the equipment for this first stage of the security-enhancement project to cost about $4,500, Magnuson said. Harbor office employees will carry out ...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls streak snapped at 31 games
One of the best stretches in the history of Kodiak High School girls’ basketball came to an end Saturday. The Bears’ 31-game winning streak was snapped in a 54-45 loss to East Anchorage in the T-Bird Classic championship game. The streak stretched over three seasons — it started with two games left in the 2012-13 season — and three coaches. Stephanie Smiley and Krista Hicks both won a pair of games, while Amy Fogl...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers win six in Reno
A pair of Kodiak High School wrestlers came up short in their bid to become All-Americans at the Reno Tournament of Champions over the weekend in Nevada. Senior Nolan Wandersee went the furthest, going 4-2 in the 220-pound bracket. All four of his victories came by pin. He won his first match in 23 seconds against Soldotna’s Taylor Macree, but then was bounced to the consolation bracket with a 10-5 loss to fifth-s...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys hoops start season 0-3
A sluggish second half against Juneau kept Kodiak from netting its first victory of the season. After a tightly contested first half, the Crimson Bears outscored the Bears 31-15 in the final 16 minutes to take a 52-38 boys basketball victory Saturday at the T-Bird Classic in East Anchorage. Kodiak lost to tournament host East Anchorage, 75-43, on Friday. The Bears lost all three of their season-opening games at th...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Rec: Dec. 19-Dec. 26
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Winter Youth Swim Lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least four years old to participate. They will be held Monday through Wednesday, starting at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. from Dec 22-31. Friday, Dec. 19 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 Lap/Ae...
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Kodiak Launch Complex to get share of fed money
The Alaska Aerospace Corporation will receive half of the $6 million in the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Omnibus Bill for state-owned spaceports, according to a news release from AAC. “I am very proud of the hard work put in by our congressional delegation: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Mark Begich and Congressman Young,” AAC President Craig Campbell said in the release. “Sen. Murkowski and her colleagues r...
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