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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 30
Monday, Oct. 28 • At 3:42 a.m., an officer investigated a suspicious vehicle on Chichenof Street. All was OK. • At 5:04 a.m., a caller reported a stop sign was run over. • At 7:52 a.m., a man was arrested for disorderly conduct. • At 8:08 a.m., a caller reported a deer had been hit but was still alive. It was gone when officers arrived. • At 10:05 a.m., a caller reported his jacket and other things were taken from...
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Need vs. Want Part 4
To the Editor: Based upon a thread on Facebook from one of our council members, it is apparently not relevant that those who voted to build Dog Bay were told that the tax would end when Dog Bay was paid off. We are home rule and we can do whatever we want without putting it to the voters. By the way, Mr. Councilmember, have you heard these words: “We the people?” I suppose one could add to the last by saying, “Whe...
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Alaska Science Forum: Biologist sees value in unchanged landscape
George Schaller has studied gorillas in Rwanda, lions on the Serengeti, pandas in China, antelope in Tibet, and many other animals in wild places around the planet, but he thinks the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is unique among them. He visited there in 2006 for the first time in half a century. “On the Sheenjek (River), we climbed the same cliff I climbed in 1956, and looking out there was no difference — no r...
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Musician shares her passion through teaching
Jodi Bart picked up the flute when she was seven years old. Three years later she started playing the trumpet, and by the time she was 12 years old, she was being requested to play at all of the military funerals in Ketchikan. “For some reason I just took to it,” Bart said. Bart continued playing through high school and had the opportunity to travel and play internationally. She auditioned for and was accepted to ...
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Kodiak College financially stable, director says
The state of Alaska plans to take a hard line when it comes to funding for higher education, but Kodiak College director Barbara Bolson said she is optimistic about the future of Kodiak’s center for higher learning. “If we keep building programs that students want and industry needs, the students will keep coming,” she said Monday by phone from Anchorage. Last week, the Anchorage Daily News reported that the Unive...
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Search group expands to 30 as weather improves near Akhiok
Thirty volunteer searchers are combing the hills and beaches near Akhiok, but no additional sign of a missing Akhiok man has been found. According to Alaska State Troopers, 20-year-old Brandon Phillips was last seen about 6:20 p.m. Saturday when he left Akhiok on an ATV, possibly on a hunting trip. When Phillips failed to return by 10:30 p.m., village public safety officer Speridon Simeonoff organized a search and...
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Three win awards at AFN
Three people with Kodiak ties were honored for their contributions to the Native community at last week’s Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Fairbanks. Raissa Boskofsky of Port Lions received the Lu Young Youth Leadership Award that recognizes high school or college women for their leadership qualities. Boskofsky was involved with Port Lions’ school athletics and was an active community volunteer teaching ...
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Legislators to tour Kodiak schools
Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep. Alan Austerman will visit Kodiak schools on Friday as part of the statewide Legislators in Schools event. National Education Association-Alaska started the event in 2003 as a way to give Alaska lawmakers a glimpse into schools before a legislative session. The event was held in 2003 and in 2005 but hasn’t been held in the past eight years. NEA-Alaska is an organization of teachers, staff...
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Alumni update: Anthony earns all-GNAC honors
Dylan Anthony’s streak of victories came to an end on Saturday, but he helped keep University of Alaska Anchorage’s streak of Great Northwest Athletic Conference cross country titles intact. Anthony, a junior, led the majority of Saturday’s championship race at Monmouth, Ore., but wound up third behind teammates Isaac Kangogo and Victor Samoei with an 8-kilometer time of 24 minutes, 54.09 seconds. The three sprint...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 29
Thursday, Oct. 24 • At 12:37 a.m., a woman was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 9:48 a.m., an officer removed a large rock from the roadway on Rezanof Drive. • At 11:54 a.m., a caller requested help removing a person from a property. The situation resolved itself before officers arrived. • At 1:31 p.m., a loose dog was impounded on Benny Benson Drive. • At 1:51 p.m., an officer performed a welfare check. All ...
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