Lt. gov holds first meet on coastal measure Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell held a Monday press conference to discuss upcoming public hearings around the state that will address a ballot measure reintroducing a coastal management program in Alaska.
If approved by voters in August, the program would allow local governments to have a say in projects conducted in federal waters more than three miles offshore.
During the conference Rick Rogers, a spokesman for Vote No ...
Man arrested in connection with robbery A Kodiak man who allegedly assaulted a woman and stole her hat has been arrested, Kodiak police said.
Stephen “Ryan” Mann, 22, was arrested June 22 on suspicion of robbery and assault.
Mann encountered the 30-year-old woman outside her apartment on Carolyn Street around 4:55 a.m. on June 17, police Chief T.C. Kamai wrote in an email.
The woman sustained injuries to her head, face, neck and right eye, the report re...
Pillans outduels Melin in 250/450cc main event Troy Melin rode into the pits for the final time Friday evening and was quickly greeted with a fist pound by Steven Pillans.
The two riders put on a six-lap 250/450cc main event battle to close out the two-hour racing extravaganza at Kodiak Island Raceway.
Melin, on a 250, held the early lead, but Pillans, on a 450, once again pulled it out to remain undefeated at the raceway in three events this season.
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Ferries, rockets and coastal zones Hello from Kodiak, where much warm and sunny weather has greeted us in recent days. The favorable weather has been a boon to public works crews working on numerous state-funded projects throughout Senate District R, including much road paving and sewer work.
So far, it has been a busy interim, with many highlights. On Saturday, May 12, I had the honor of officiating the wedding for Nona Dimond of our Juneau offic...
Coast Guard blotter - June 26, 2012 Friday, June 15
The 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey was refloated and moved from Puffin Island to the Lash Marine Terminal in Womens Bay near Kodiak June 15.
Coast Guard personnel working with the Army Reserve and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation responded to and investigated any reports of fuel spilled when the vessel struck a rock and then was intentionally grounded on Puffin Island in Chiniak...
Public safety blotter - June 26 Wednesday,
• At 7:53 a.m. a phone call was received reporting an intoxicated man was passed out on Marine Way. Unfounded; he was just resting.
• At 8:52 a.m. there was a loose dog on Larch Street. It was returned to owner.
• At 10:40 a.m. there was a loose dog on Alimaq Drive. Officer gave a verbal warning to keep his dog on a leash.
• At 10:44 a.m. there was a loose dog on Alimaq Drive. Officer gave a ver...
Grounded landing craft is towed to Seward The Army landing craft that grounded on Humpback Rock early this month has departed Kodiak for Seward.
The USAV Monterrey left Lash Dock in Womens Bay under tow about 3 p.m. Sunday, Army Reserve Maj. Annemarie Daneker said in a story first reported by KMXT-FM.
The Monterrey, which spilled between 8,000 and 12,000 gallons of diesel into Chiniak Bay, was purposely grounded on Puffin Island to prevent its sinking. Th...
Outdoor Kodiak: Deer season outlook I’ve lived on this great island for close to 40 years now, and one thing never fails to surprise me. Kodiak’s deer season opens Aug. 1.
That’s only a month away!
I haven’t even caught my first pink salmon yet, and already I feel the press of deer season.
This year’s deer season could be especially challenging on the road system. I haven’t seen any official numbers, but it’s clear that last winter was especially ha...
In the Courts - June 27 Disorderly conduct
Gary Rozelle, 34, sentenced to jail 10 days, 10 days suspended. Fined $1,000 with $500 suspended. Must complete 20 hours community work service. On probation one year.
Possess open container of alcohol
Valeri Kourenkov, 53, sentenced to jail two days. Fined $150.
Julian Valdez, 25, sentenced to jail 60 days, 59 days suspended. Must pay restitution. Must complete 80 hours community w...
Fishery council gets new member The U.S. Department of Commerce announced new appointments to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council on Monday.
Three terms on the council, which regulates Alaska and Pacific Ocean fisheries along with the National Marine Fisheries Service, expired this year.
Sitting council members Howard “Dan” Hull and Robert “Ed” Dersham were reseated to represent Alaska.
Representing Washington will be a new face, Craig ...