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Alaska State Troopers: June 13
May 31 • On May 1, Alaska State Troopers received a report that someone had stolen several Leisnoi property signs. They investigated and found that 71 signs had been stolen. On May 31, troopers recovered the signs. A suspect was identified, and the investigation is ongoing. • At 2:07 a.m., troopers stopped Justin Ensley, 19, operating a pickup on Chiniak Highway. He was driving under the influence. He was released...
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Playbook: June 13
Friday, June 13 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Racing: Motocross at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 11 a.m.
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Salmon catch increased for Buskin and Ayakulik rivers
Sport fishers can now catch and keep five salmon from the Buskin River, and 10 from the Ayakulik River. For the Buskin, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game increased the daily fish limits of 20-inch or longer sockeye salmon caught to five fish per day, with five allowed in possession, beginning today, June 12, at 12:01 a.m. Catches of sockeye salmon less than 20 inches remain at the current limit of 10 fish per...
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City session hears PANDA and parks on snack shack
Representatives from a local advocacy group came en masse to the Kodiak City Council on Tuesday to voice support for a resolution against a federal act they say infringes upon public liberty. Nearly 20 visitors supporting a fledgling local chapter of People Against the National Defense Authorization Act – popularly known as PANDA -- came to a council work session for public comments to promote a resolution they se...
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Film class to document Exxon spill in Kodiak
An intensive film course may shed light on Kodiak’s involvement with the Exxon Valdez oil spill and teach 11 middle and high school students a bit about documentary filmmaking. The program will also inform students about historical research and ethnography and the study of people and cultures. The Baranov Museum reports the 25th anniversary of the 1989 spill was March 24, and Kodiak is still affected. “In the publ...
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U.S. Senate may consider Kodiak as radar spot in missile test program
The Kodiak Missile Launch Complex may be considered as an eventual radar location for a missile-testing program described by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency as “absolutely vital.” In a hearing by the U.S. Senate appropriations subcommittee trying to find funding for a missile-test system seeking to go into operation in 2020, U.S. Senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski questioned Vice Admiral James Syring, head of the ...
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Dunbar 5th in 10,000
Trevor Dunbar’s final NCAA Division I National Track and Field Championships started in spectacular fashion. The University of Oregon senior and former Kodiak High School star scored a fifth-place finish in the 10,000-meter run Wednesday evening at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Dunbar clocked a time of 28 minutes, 53.81 seconds, which secured a top-five spot by four seconds. Dunbar was third after the ...
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Former pro player returns home to coach
Cliff Anderson remembers the exact moment when his childhood dream became a reality. He had just completed his senior year at Chapman University (California) and was sitting by the phone in his apartment when a scout from the Los Angeles Dodgers called Anderson to tell him he had been selected in the 39th round of the 1992 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. The news transported Anderson back to playing on Coon F...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 12
May 27, 2014 • Around 1:07 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 8:44 a.m., police responded to a parking violation on West Marine Way. The owner will move the vehicle. • At 8:48 a.m., police red-tagged an illegally parked vehicle on West Rezanof Drive. • At 9:16 a.m., police served arrest warrants to two inmates at the Kodiak jail. • At 10:26 a.m., police received a call reporting reckless drivin...
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We need leadership that stands up for fisheries
To the editor: I fish commercially in Cook Inlet to support my family, and I know people from across the state who do the same. That’s why I was so disappointed in Dan Sullivan when he ran the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Sullivan routinely put the interests of outside corporations above the interests of Alaskans. For example, he has boasted about a ruling he made that found a Cook Inlet salmon stream w...
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