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Blotter: Aug. 13
Tuesday, Aug. 6 • At 12:51 a.m., a caller reported two men tried to start a fight and were asked to leave. The caller asked officers for a walkthrough. The men left as officers arrived. • At 1:22 a.m., officers smelled marijuana and found two people who admitted smoking it. The people were given a warning and left the area. • At 7:19 a.m., a caller reported she had received several disturbing text messages. • At 8...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting ptarmigan in Kodiak
Between the start of deer season and new salmon arrivals, I bet I wasn’t alone in missing a new outdoor opportunity. Ptarmigan season opened Aug. 10! If you enjoy upland bird hunting, you really owe it to yourself to get acquainted with Kodiak’s ptarmigan. What? You say you haven’t ever seen a ptarmigan on Kodiak? Lace on your hiking boots. While ptarmigan can be found right down to sea level on southern portions ...
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Births: Aug. 13
• Harry Zayn Cariaga Velasco was born at 6:10 p.m. July 30, 3013 to Sarah Lagasca Cariaga. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 17.5 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Alaska. His mother works for International Seafoods of Alaska and his father works in the Philippines. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cariaga from Alaska and Mr. and Mrs. Mario Velasco from...
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Kodiak football searcing for Week 1 opponent
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Kodiak’s football team will most likely have to wait an extra week for its 2013 season-opening game. The Bears were supposed to open the season this Saturday at Vosnesenka, but that has been canceled because the Kenai Peninsula school doesn’t have enough players to field a team for Week 1. Kodiak then tried to schedule a home game against Barrow, but the Whalers don’t have enough p...
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KHS construction shuts Egan Way
In an effort to improve safety during the ongoing Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project, a portion of Egan Way next to the construction site will be closed to vehicle traffic starting today. Kodiak Island Borough manager Bud Cassidy and city manager Aimee Kniaziowski independently announced the closure at the borough assembly work session and city council meeting Thursday night. “Staff has been coord...
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Smiley hired at Western Michigan
Former Kodiak High School girls basketball coach Stephanie Smiley has a new job. Last week, Smiley was announced as the director of operations for the Western Michigan University women’s basketball team. Smiley resigned as Kodiak’s coach in July after posting a 32-20 record during her two seasons. At the time, she said she was pursing a coaching opportunity in the Lower 48, but did not disclose any details. “I was...
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Assembly concerned about compost runoff
A plan to build a permanent sewage composting facility at the Kodiak Island Borough landfill encountered tough questions from the borough assembly Thursday night. Assembly members threw tough questions at city public works director Mark Kozak as they tried to solve a question even engineers can’t yet answer: When the composting facility is built, which direction will rainfall runoff go? “We want to know where the ...
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Woman accused of theft from till
A Kodiak woman is accused of stealing more than $1,200 from Walmart while working there as a cashier. Dianna Garcia, 23, was arraigned in Kodiak superior court Aug. 5 on one count of second-degree theft, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $50,000 fine. According to court documents, Walmart’s asset protection manager called the Kodiak Police Department on June 11 to report an employee h...
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Teen injured in ATV crash
The US Coast Guard and Kodiak firefighters rescued a 13-year-old Kodiak boy on Saturday after a major ATV accident in Chiniak. According to Alaska State Troopers, the unnamed 13-year-old was riding a four-wheeler about 11 a.m. Saturday when he flipped the vehicle. An ambulance responded from the Kodiak Fire Department, the nearest emergency service to Chiniak. When medical technicians and troopers arrived, good Sa...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 12
The city’s downtown Kodiak revitalization special committee will meet at 4 p.m. today in the Kodiak Senior Center’s multipurpose room, 302 Erskine Ave. The meeting is open to the public.
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