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Public Safety Blotter: July 17
Friday, July 12 • At 12:33 a.m., a caller reported a man was passed out in the road. He was gone when officers arrived. • At 1:04 a.m., a man was taken into protective custody. • At 7:42 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was on his porch. The man seemed confused, but left when an officer asked him to. • At 11:23 a.m., an officer was unable to catch a loose dog. • At 11:56 a.m., a woman was cited for no proof of in...
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Kodiak bed and breakfast wins another travel award
A Channel View Bed and Breakfast in Kodiak has been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for a second year in a row. The honor is awarded to businesses that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on the travel website Tripadvisor.com. On average, only about 10 percent of businesses listed on the website receive the award. A Channel View Bed and Breakfast, located less than one mile from downtown Kodia...
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Trevor Dunbar is first Alaskan to break four-minute mile
On Monday night, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar became the fastest Alaskan in history as he broke the four-minute mile barrier with a time of 3:59.06. The former Kodiak High School star ran the sub-4 mile at the Roughrider Twilight meet at Roosevelt High School in Portland Ore. His previous fastest time for the mile was 4:01.33, which he achieved a few years ago. “It definitely feels pretty euphoric to get that accomplish...
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Legion falls to Dimond
Kodiak's rally in the final inning was nullified quickly by Dimond Monday night in Anchorage. After scoring three runs to tie the game in the sixth, it took Dimond only two batters to comeback for a 12-11 victory in an American Legion A nonleague baseball game at Kosinski Fields. Kodiak's lost its last four games to fall to 7-11 overall (7-5 league). Post 17 lost three of four to Dimond in the season series. Monda...
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Alaska Science Forum: Tiny, ancient life discovered in Southeast
In a world crawling with insects, those billions of tiny bodies fall into just 30 major descriptive groups, known as orders. That’s why Derek Sikes, curator of insects at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, was disappointed with a graduate student when she failed to identify a creature that was wandering her plots on Prince of Wales Island. “Every entomologist should be able to ID every insect to its ord...
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Teen injured in shooting
A Kodiak teenager was arrested for allegedly firing a shotgun at a 16-year-old Sunday night in Kodiak. According to Kodiak Police Chief T.C. Kamai, police responded to a home on Woody Way Loop after a 911 caller said a 16-year-old had been “accidentally shot” by another boy around 8:47 p.m. The injured boy was taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, then medevaced to Anchorage. According to the latest av...
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Two people are accused of stealing a man’s money, pants
A Kodiak man and woman are accused of ripping off a man’s pants and robbing him of thousands of dollars. Cynthia Bean, 39, and Joseph Iannon Jr., 47, were arraigned in Kodiak district court on Thursday. Bean faces charges of second-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault. Iannon faces charges of second-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. According to...
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Cherie Mae Morrison Carroll
Former Kodiak resident Cherie Mae Morrison Carroll, 84, passed away Sunday, July 14 in Sacramento, Calif. Services are pending.
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Oil tax repeal finds support around Kodiak
Opponents of SB21, the state’s new oil tax cut, have turned in more than 51,000 signatures to the Alaska Division of Elections in hopes of overturning the measure through a voter referendum. “Vote Yes – Repeal the Giveaway” needed to collect 30,169 signatures — 10 percent of the turnout in the last state election — in three months, a deadline mandated by Article 11 of the state constitution. If approved, a measure...
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Discover Kodiak draws new tourism map
Kodiak’s tourism bureau is redrawing the map of Kodiak. Discover Kodiak isn’t building a road or a new building — it’s recreating a street map used by thousands of Kodiak visitors each year. Chastity Starrett, member services manager at Discover Kodiak, is the person in charge of the mapping project. For now, she said, the job is one of salesmanship. Ads line the borders of the three-color map, and Kodiak business...
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