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Derby team hosts open scrimmage
After more than a year of practice, Kodiak’s roller derby team, the Rock Island Rollers, are ready for competition. The team hits the floor 6 p.m. Saturday at Kodiak High School for a scrimmage — the first open scrimmage since the team came together in November 2011. Afterwards, the team is throwing a party at Tony’s with live music from Little Ronnie and the Tube Screamers beginning at 9:30 p.m. “This is an oppor...
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Woman unveils yearlong art project
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, a stitch a day yields a whole basket full of work. On Wednesday, Bells Flats resident Natalie Trenery unveiled the product of almost two years as she showed off her Round-A-Day project. Each day for 365 consecutive days, Trenery embroidered a small pattern with her two hands. Many Kodiakans enjoy working with their hands, but few have the consistent dedication on display in...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 21
Wednesday, March 13 Alaska Wildlife Troopers spoke with two men visiting Kodiak from Washington. Investigation revealed both men had purchased an Alaska 2012 hunting and sportfishing resident license, but did not meet residency requirements. They were both issued citations for a false statement on a license and bail was set at $300. Thursday, March 14 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted two Kodiak men near Russian ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 21
Sunday, March 17 At 12:58 a.m., a 911 caller reported five men were fighting. All were gone when officers arrived. At 1:17 a.m., a woman passed a field sobriety test, but agreed to get a designated driver for the rest of her drive. At 1:40 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. At 1:50 a.m., a man was arrested for two counts of third-degree assault, two counts of weapons misconduct and fourth-degree cr...
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Woman accused of stabbing man with scalpel after verbal fight
A Kodiak woman is accused of stabbing a man with a scalpel after an argument. Chandra Wenrich, 24, faces one count of first-degree assault for domestic violence, a class A felony. According to court documents, a woman reported Saturday night that a man in a Spruce Cape Road home had a cut on his neck. The man had a three-inch to four-inch cut on his neck, and was transported to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Cen...
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Pat Mullan Sr.
Pat Mullan Sr. passed away Tuesday, March 19. Memorial services will be held at Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Cathedral at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23.
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Stage and Screen: I admit it —I am a binger
If you like nonstop action from a serial drama — try streaming. Internet streaming gives you access to a number of non-traditional, outside of regular TV network productions. Several such series have mesmerized me of late. The first was, and still is, “Breaking Bad” (2008-present) produced by AMC. While I started watching this series back in 2008, I didn’t really get into it until I was able to stream the entire f...
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Frankenfish labeling amendment fails
In a 73-26 vote, the U.S. Senate approved a budget measure to avoid a government shutdown on March 27. The measure, which now goes to the House of Representatives for final approval, includes $5 million for improvements to the Coast Guard’s forward operating base in Cold Bay and $1.1 million for a Coast Guard refueling station on Sitkinak Island. In a blow to Alaska fishermen, the Senate voted to cut off debate be...
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Arts Council holds 24th annual art auction
The Arts and Adventure Auction celebrates its 24th year and the 50th anniversary of the Kodiak Arts Council this weekend. Kodiak residents will have the opportunity to bid on more than 45 pieces of art at the Arts Council’s annual event. “We try to put emphasis on this auction as an opportunity for people to have a night of art appreciation, and to also purchase new art for their homes or places of business,” Arts...
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Achievers: March 21
• Kodiak resident Isaac Fields has been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University in southern California. Fields, a chemistry major, achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or better, sharing the honor with 1,698 other students at the 10,000-person campus. • Leila Pyle of Kodiak and Chloe Hawkins of Old Harbor have returned to the archipelago after attending the Alaska Youth for Environmental Ac...
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