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Walker leads girls track at state
Richelle Walker paced the Kodiak girls at the 4A state track and field championships with a podium finish in the shot put. The junior recorded a runner-up finish with a toss of 33 feet, 8.75 inches. She also added a fifth in the discus with a mark of 107-04. “She was our big point-getter,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. The weekend capped a record-breaking season for Walker, who broke the school’s shot put recor...
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KHS baseball heads to state
Kodiak didn’t pick the easy route, but the end result was the still the same — a trip to the state baseball championships. After falling in Thursday’s semifinal, the Bears won three straight elimination games to secure a runner-up finish in the Southcentral Conference Championships and claim the conference’s second berth to the big show. The state clincher was a 5-2 victory over Soldotna — the team that knocked th...
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Jackson’s trailer park resident arrested on domestic disturbance charges
A 68-year-old Jackson’s Trailer Park resident was arrested and taken to jail after she allegedly assaulted a family member, the Alaska State Troopers said. Hazel Malutin was arrested after troopers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance on Turner Lane at about 3:18 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper report said. Malutin was transported to the Kodiak City Jail where she was remanded on one count of assault in the...
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Tustumena passengers report stolen wallets, cash
Two passengers aboard the M/V Tustumena on Wednesday reported that their wallets and cash has been stolen from their purses while they were asleep in the forward observation deck of the ferry, the Alaska State Trooper said. The M/V Tustumena had left Homer and sailed to Kodiak through the night. Troopers received a call about the theft at around 2:12 a.m. The trooper report said a case worth about $700 was stolen ...
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Missing Trident worker found dead at Akutan
The body of a 30-year-old woman who worked for Trident Seafoods was found in Akutan a day after a village public safety officer reported her missing, the Alaska State Troopers said. No foul play was suspected, a trooper report said. Yuliana Zazueca, of Bakersfield, California, was reported missing on May 26 after she failed to report for work for her scheduled shift at Trident Seafoods. Trident employees and repre...
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Borough talks more plans with Jacksons
Kodiak Island Borough staff will be contacting the state of Alaska regarding potentially declaring an emergency about Kodiak residents who may become homeless when Jackson Mobile Home Park closes in May 2016. During the assembly’s work session on Thursday, assembly member Larry LeDoux pushed for the borough to hire a person to coordinate efforts to find a solution for the residents of Jacksons and potentially havi...
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Fish Factor: State workers brace for layoffs
Alaska’s salmon industry is ready to get corked by the inability of state lawmakers to pass a budget. More than 20,000 state workers are bracing for 30 day layoff notices, meaning they’ll be off the job when the new fiscal year starts on July 1. The timing couldn’t be worse for Alaska’s salmon managers who are nearing the peak of a season that could set new records. “There is some budget, about 27 percent of our n...
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Building A Sustainable Future: Conversations With Alaskans
Next weekend, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott and I will kick off a series of conversations about the future of our state. The essence of these conversations is: What do we want our state to look like? What services do we want our government to provide? How will we pay for those services? As most of you know, the price of oil fell precipitously over the past year, and with it, Alaska’s biggest source of revenue. Alaska...
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Lucky Kodiak fifth-graders
East Elementary fifth-graders are very fortunate kids. I was able to be involved in the annual end-of-school-year Camp Woody trip this year as a grandparent volunteer. The weather was a bit damp, but that didn’t put a damper on the staff, volunteers or students on this awesome trip. I just wanted to commend the teachers and staff that worked so hard plannng, scheduling, fundraising and sacrificing their personal t...
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Thomet, Pillans win titles on Day 1 of state meet
Kodiak snagged a pair of state titles on the opening day of the 4A state track and field championships Friday at Dimond High. Senior Levi Thomet set a new state standard in the boys 3,200-meter run, while junior Kordell Pillans topped the discus field. Thomet lead wire-to-wire in winning the 3,200 in 9 minutes, 9.41 seconds, breaking Jake Parsean's 2008 state record of 9:11.00. The mark was well off of Thomet's pe...
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