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In the Courts: April 24
James Allen Childers pleaded guilty to assault in the third degree – cause fear of injury with a weapon. Childers was sentenced to 24 months in jail. Valeri Kourenkov pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Kourenkov was sentenced to one day in jail. Jackson Miles pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor. Miles was sentenced to 30 days in jail. J. Adolfo Navarro pleaded...
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Kodiak baseball begins SCC games
After starting the season with six nonconference games, Kodiak’s baseball team will finally play a game that counts today against Soldotna. The Southcentral Conference opener for both teams begins at 5 p.m. at Baranof Field. The two teams will meet again at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Despite posting a 2-4 record in the first two weeks of the season, coach James Arnold said his team is ready to begin conference play. “Th...
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Kodiak marks National ALS Awareness Month in May
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neuromuscular, progressive neurodegenerative disease. Its cause is still a mystery and a cure is still the elusive butterfly. It was first described in 1869 by Parisian neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. Kevin Packman of Miami, Florida, wanted to do something for his father, who was diagnosed with ALS. When he attended the University of Texas and with help from then-Gov...
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Kodiak track hosts Service
Kodiak hosts Service today and Saturday in the Bears’ first home track meet of the season. Today’s meet begins with field events at 3 p.m. with running events starting an hour later. “Our goal is to get the whole team competing together in the same meet,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “It is sort of like a workout weekend, even though they are competing they are doing lots of events over the two days.” Since it...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 24
April 9 At 8:30 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive and cited them for having no proof of insurance. At 9:02 a.m., a caller reported a disturbance on Thorsheim Street. It was verbal only. At 2:17 p.m., police arrested a man in the Alder and Natalia ways area on suspicion of violating conditions of release. At 6:56 p.m., a caller reported reckless driving on Rezanof Drive East. Police were unable...
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Playbook: April 24
Friday, April 24 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 1 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Boys soccer: Kodiak vs. Nikiski at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 2 p.m. Girls soccer: Kodiak vs. Nikiski at Joe Floyd Track and Field, noon. Track: Kodiak vs. Service at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3 p.m.; running events, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Baranof Field. Junior...
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Bear Chronicles 2015: Old bruin knows dinner bell, good manners
November 2005 was notable for early, heavy snow and generally lousy weather on the southeast end of Kodiak Island. Snow drifts were over knee deep in places and drifts on the lee side of the prevailing northwest winds were too deep to gauge. We had a group of four veterinarians from Arizona, New Mexico and California out for a week of deer hunting. These
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Underwear thief arrested, accused of violating release conditions
The man who pleaded guilty to reduced charges after a string of underwear thefts was arraigned Wednesday for violating his conditions of release. Ryan Cornelio, 19, allegedly violated his conditions of release by going to Baranof Park to play basketball and driving to White Sands Beach. Originally required to stay at home, Cornelio’s conditions were later revised allowing him out of the house with a third-party cu...
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Council talks about trash cans, structure engineering
The Kodiak City Council heard from a local trying to get decorative trash cans around Kodiak and discussed revitalizing the Joint Building Code Review Committee. Fishing company owner Bruce Schactler presented his idea to the council, proposing trash cans with decorative labels, similar to ones he’s seen in Astoria, Oregon. He said donors could choose the label and pay for half the cost of the trash can and the Ci...
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KDM EDITORIAL: Troopers, KPD deserve praise, community’s support
It takes two to tango. It takes two to engage in a gunfight. We’ve all seen the video showing an Ohio police officer holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, “Shoot me.” The tense moments were captured Thursday on a body camera worn by New Richmond officer Jesse Kidder. The video shows Kidder repeatedly backpedaling, yelling at 27-year-old Michael Wilcox he doesn’t want to shoot h...
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