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Kulluk response cost up to $90 million
The bill for freeing the Kulluk has reached $90 million, according to an announcement in London from the chief financial officer of Royal Dutch Shell PLC. Shell held its annual results conference in London, last week, and CFO Simon Henry told shareholders that his company has budgeted $40 million for salvage operations alone. The $40 million I mentioned is the pure salvage cost to salvage operators,” he said. “The...
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Three break-ins occurred at local businesses
Three break-ins over the weekend caused problems for local businesses. The burglars didn’t come away with money in any of the incidents but caused damage to each of the businesses’ buildings. On Sunday morning, K-Nine Kuts reported someone broke into the building and tried to steal money from the automated dog wash machine. “They kicked in the back door and they tried to open up the machine, the K9000, to get the ...
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Prep hoops: Bears fall short
The Colony curse struck Kodiak again. Kodiak’s boys basketball team was on the cusp of ending a long losing drought to Colony when the Knights’ Joe Gray drained a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left in Saturday’s game, lifting his team to a 27-26 Northern Lights Conference win at Kodiak High. Coupled with Colony’s 51-44 win on Friday, Kodiak has lost 14 consecutive regular-season games to the Mat-Su Valley school. The...
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Births: Feb. 5
• Gabriel Glenn Arnold was born to Michael Glen Arnold and Rachelle Christine Hansen. His parents are originally from Michigan and Arizona. His father is in the Coast Guard and his mother works at home. Proud grandparents are Ross and Camile Hansen from Cedarville, Mich. and Earl Arnold and Barbara Sperry from Phoenix, Ariz. • Jester Jaze Medonza Asuncion was born at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29, 2013, to Cathrine and David ...
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Man in trench coat allegedly pulls gun on teens
A Kodiak man is facing assault charges after allegedly brandishing a gun at two teenagers in a vehicle. Teila Tofelogo, 42, was arraigned in Kodiak district court in front of Judge Dawson Williams on Jan. 31. He faces two counts of third-degree assault, class C felonies punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. According to court documents, a caller reported a man had pulled a gun on him around 3:...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Thursday, Jan. 31 • At 12:44 a.m., a caller reported two men were trying to start a fight. The men separated and left. • At 1:01 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 2:25 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated woman was standing in the middle of the road. She left the area on her own. • At 10:18 a.m., a caller reported his vehicle had been hit. • At 11:23 a.m., a caller reported one of her tenan...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting started for halibut
Good news! The halibut sport fishing season opened February 1. What? You didn’t realize there was a closed season? It’s academic for most of us due to weather and cold, but in fact the halibut season closes during the month of January to protect their spawning. Halibut fishing in February is academic for most of us too, because the fish are so deep. Even if the weather was warmer, it’s not much fun to fish in wate...
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Alumni update: Horn nets double-double
DAILY MIRROR STAFF University of Alaska Anchorage’s Alysa Horn collected a double-double in a 60-52 loss at Simon Fraser on Thursday. Horn played the entire game and tallied 10 points and 11 rebounds — 10 on the defensive end. The senior also had four steals and one block. In a 83-72 loss at Western Washington on Saturday, Horn went for 17 points and seven rebounds. Horn enters this Thursday’s home game against Se...
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Playbook: Feb. 5
Wednesday, Feb. 6 Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School, 2:45 p.m.
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After borough, state hurdle for care center
The Kodiak Island Borough is working hard on plans for a new hospital facility, but the project’s ultimate future may rest in the hands of the state of Alaska. During a wide-ranging Thursday night work session, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed three major votes on a proposed long-term care facility to be built next to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. The care facility, commonly called a nursing...
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