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Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner
The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing mariner in the Bering Sea Wednesday evening. A man fell overboard from the 87-foot fishing vessel Seeker 10 miles northwest of Unimak Island in the Bering Sea Wednesday morning. A Kodiak-based MH-60 Jayhawk crew forward deployed to Cold Bay, the Cutter Alex Haley and good Samaritan crews searched 64 square miles and 10 hours, but could not find the mariner, accord...
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Local Results: March 14
Girls Little Dribblers Thursday, March 6 State Farm (3rd/4th) 16, F/V Halcyon 10 Shanoah Spaer 6, Kristen Carstens 6 and Beatrize Gumtang 4 points for State Farm. Kieara Blondin 6, Navaeh Hemmingway 2 and Kyla Quiambao 2 points for F/V Halcyon. Wingspan 18, Teen Center 16 Ariana Kenese 14, Kaitlyn Deal 2 and Elan Hilty 2 points for Wingspan. Olivia Troxell 8, Davanna Klier 4, Bella Klier 2 and Mari Hansell 2 point...
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Fogle comes up short of winning national contest
Kodiak’s Amy Fogle fell short of being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation in the USA Today High School Sports’ America’s Best contest series. Fogle, the Alaska and western region winner, received 22,849 votes in the national round that ended Wednesday evening. Her total number of votes was up 17,588 from the western round, but not enough to overtake the nine other coaches. Jesse Nelson ...
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High school project puts socks on the homeless
Tasked to do a high school project, Jonni Myers was stumped on what to do. Advice from her teacher pushed the Kodiak High School senior in the right direction. “She told me to choose something that was important to me,” Myers said. Since Myers’ mother works at the Brother Francis Shelter, she decided to do a sock drive for the homeless. “She taught me a lot about homeless people and what they go through,” Myers sa...
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Contractor decision on Pier 3 could be made next week
An outside consultant in charge of the city’s rebuild of Pier 3 has narrowed the field of potential construction contractors down to three companies, with hopes of project completion next year. “Pacific Pile, American Construction Company, and Manson Construction Company are the three that we are negotiating with,” project manager Roe Sturgulewski told the Daily Mirror. “We’re discussing some of the scope elements...
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Coast Guard searches for overboard mariner
A mariner reportedly fell overboard in the Bering Sea Wednesday morning. According to a Coast Guard release, the mariner fell overboard from the fishing vessel Seeker 10 miles northwest of Unimak Island. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Cold Bay and several good Samaritan vessels were searching for the mariner Wednesday afternoon, while the Cutter Alex Haley was en route to assist. The weath...
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Special Olympics team wins 6 gold medals
Snowshoers Rebekah Anderson and Hanna Moody combined to win six gold medals at the 2014 Special Olympics state winter games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. Anderson won gold in the 50-meter race (12.60 seconds), the 100 (26.20) and the 400 (2:20.50). Moody grabbed gold in the 25 (10.60), the 50 (20.60) and the 100 (53.20). Moody, 8, was the youngest competitor at the state games that consisted of athletes from...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 13
Saturday, March 8 • Around 1:39 a.m., six bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:02 a.m., a male on Hemlock St. was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:24 a.m., an officer removed debris off of Selief Lane. • At 3:27 a.m., a driver on Mill Bay Road was given a warning for a headlight out. • At 5:24 a.m., a driver on Birch Ave. was given a warning for speeding. • At 7:04 a.m., a male on Alimaq Drive was cit...
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Della Rae Fannin
Della Rae Fannin, 59 passed away on March 1, 2014, at her home in Sutton Alaska. Della was born on Aug. 7, 1954 in Kodiak, Alaska to Vern and Katherine Fannin. She spent most of her younger life in Kodiak and graduated from Kodiak High School. In Kodiak, Della attended summer camps with the Kodiak Baptist Church almost every summer. She traveled through Alaska residing in Anchorage and Sutton. Della was a retired ...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 13
Thursday, March 6 At 6:18 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a 1993 Toyota for speeding on Rezanof Drive. Upon contact with the 20-year-old driver, the investigation revealed she was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The investigation continues and AST anticipates forwarding charges of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 4th and 6th degree to the Kodiak District Att...
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