Parks and Rec - July 6, 2012
June 29-July 6
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board monthly meeting is scheduled for noon Tuesday, July 17, in the Baranof Park office. The agenda is as follows: 1. Roll Call; 2. Public Testimony on Non-Agenda Items; 3. Approval of Agenda; 4. Approval of Meeting Minutes; 5. Discussion Items; 6. Director’s Report; 7. Board Comments; 8. Adjournment.
Bob Harding of D.A. Hogan Inc., the project ma...
Man arrested for threatening cops
FAIRBANKS (AP) — A Salcha man has been accused of punching an Alaska State Trooper and threatening to crush a police car with a bulldozer after a commercial vehicle enforcement stop at the Fox weigh station.
Stephen Carol Adams, 55, faces four misdemeanor counts in association with last week’s incident, including assault, resisting arrest and failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer.
At about 2:47 p.m. ...
Wasilla cop shooting is 7th this year ANCHORAGE (AP) — A Wasilla shooting involving an Alaska state trooper is at least the seventh shooting involving authorities around the state this year, including two Anchorage fatalities that prompted a local group to organize a rally set to take place Saturday.
In Wasilla, Albert Samoa Maifea suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting Wednesday night after the 35-year-old Anchorage man ran a red ligh...
Coast Guard Blotter - July 6 Monday, July 2
• A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew forward-deployed to Cold Bay evacuated a vessel owner from Akutan Island on Monday after his sailing vessel ran aground. The owner ran aground in Sarana Bay on Saturday, and once the Coast Guard aircrew arrived on scene, the decision was made that the vessel was not immediately repairable and the one crewmember from the 24-foot sailing vessel was evacu...
Fourth parade goes off under dry skies On a day that began and ended with the bang of fireworks, it was the annual Fourth of July parade that stole the show in Kodiak. With no organized fireworks on hand for the second consecutive year, the annual parade put on by the American Legion took center stage.
Leading the show was grand marshal High Cummins, a Korean War veteran who served as grand marshal and oversaw the festivities from a pickup truck on poi...
Help comes in for Kodiak shelter, library Three Kodiak groups will receive grants totaling $1.1 million from the Rasmuson Foundation.
The Rasmuson Foundation awarded $500,000 to the Brother Francis Shelter, $100,000 to the Kodiak Area Native Association and $500,000 to the city of Kodiak for its new library.
On June 27 the Rasmuson Foundation’s board of directors met for a biannual meeting where the board approved $9.6 million in funding to nonprofit orga...
US military will help Old Harbor with airstrip The government program that grounded a landing craft on a Kodiak island will next year bring a new airstrip to Old Harbor.
The airstrip is a key part of Old Harbor’s economic revitalization plan, but it wouldn’t happen nearly as fast without the help of the military’s Innovative Readiness Training program, which sends soldiers on missions to remote parts of the United States to prepare them for similar jobs overse...
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Achievers - July 5, 2012 2010 Kodiak High School graduate Jake Barnett is serving in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, a branch of the president’s honor guard. Jake enlisted in January 2011.
Jake’s sister McKenzie Barnett, a rising KHS senior, is taking part in the Summer Seminar program at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. McKenzie is interested in appointment to the Naval Academy.
They are the children of Mike...
UAA coach heads to Kodiak University of Alaska Anchorage boys basketball coach Rusty Osborne will be in Kodiak this weekend.
The veteran Seawolves coach is putting on a free three-day clinic that begins Friday at Kodiak High School.
The clinic is open to Kodiak High School boys. Friday and Saturday begins at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday begins at 10 a.m.
Osborne’s visit was set up by KHS boys basketball coach David Anderson, a former Seawolves ...