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State Trooper Report: June 6
May 25 At approximately 7:52 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a single motorcycle collision on Rezanof Drive near Abercrombie Drive. Subsequent investigation revealed that Leo Robichaud, 36 year old of Kodiak, had been operating a 1996 BMW Motorcycle recklessly in the area before colliding with a large lighted construction sign and the guard rail. It was also discovered that Robichaud was operating...
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Kodiak circles the bases to state
Kodiak coach Sam Catt likes to keep defenses on edge with his aggressiveness on the base paths. Catt, who coaches third base, preaches to his players to always take the extra base when possible. “If they end up getting caught stealing or when I am pushing them, that is my fault,” Catt said. “That is the way I like it. It takes a perfect relay, a perfect throw and a perfect tag. You want to make that team do that t...
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Colony, Wasilla advance at state baseball tourney
The Southcentral Conference had a good showing at the state baseball championships Thursday in Sitka. Both Wasilla and Colony won opening-round games against Mid-Alaska Conference teams. Colony beat MAC champion Lathrop, 6-5, while Wasilla edged West Valley, 5-4. Both teams advance to today’s semifinal round. Colony, the SCC runner-up, plays Cook Inlet Conference champion South Anchorage at 4 p.m., while SCC champ...
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Run for Rescue on Saturday
The third Run for Rescue is Saturday. The run begins at 10 a.m. at Monashka Bay Park (the corner of Otmeloi and Monashka Bay road). Registration begins at 9 a.m. Runners can tackle 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers or a half-marathon. All courses follow Monashka Bay Road. All proceeds go to Project Rescue, a ministry that rescues women and children in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Moldova and Tajikistan from slave labor and...
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Freon leak kills Kodiak crewmember
A crewmember on the F/V Alpine Cove died early Wednesday morning from a leak of the refrigerant Freon. Police identified the man as 30-year-old Cody Cecil of Everett, Washington. He was taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center along with another man, 56-year-old Francis Rutten of Snohomish, Washington. “Rutten is currently being treated for exposure to Freon,” a Kodiak Police Department press release said....
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Death notice: William Duane Marsh
William Duane Marsh passed away on June 2, 2014. A memorial service will be held at the American Legion Saturday, June 7, 2:00 p.m., potluck to follow.
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Fogle steps down as girls coach
Kodiak High School’s girls basketball team will have a new head coach next season. Citing family reasons, Amy Fogle has stepped down as coach of the Bears. Fogle said running a high school program takes her away from being with her two kids. “It takes so much time, and I want to be able to coach my kids and make sure that I am home with my family,” Fogle said. After three years away from high school coaching, Fogl...
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Students to give improvisational performance
This weekend, Kodiak students will be showing off their improvisational skills as part of the Kodiak Arts Council’s Sum’Arts program. The performance is the culmination of “Improvise This!,” a week long acting camp for fifth through eighth grade students. The students practiced an hour and a half each day for the past week. They learned storytelling and improvisational acting techniques through games, exercises an...
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Hospital offering diabetes videoconferencing help
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center is now offering Telehealth Diabetes Education services through its specialty clinic. This program is for someone who has diabetes and wants education on meal planning, medication management or managing diabetes. In the program, the person will videoconference with a certified diabetes educator located in Oregon. It’s similar to Skype or Facetime, except the connection is enc...
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Pedestrian struck by car on Mill Bay
A pedestrian was hit by a car on Monday while crossing Mill Bay Road, although speed nor alcohol was a factor in the collision. The Kodiak Police Department reported that 67-year-old Julia Wiley was struck by a motor vehicle on Mill Bay Road. “Information provided by witnesses revealed Wiley was standing on the corner of Thorshiem and Mill Bay Road waiting to cross the roadway. A vehicle stopped to allow Wiley to ...
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