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Suspect in underwear thefts accepts plea deal, judge says
The man accused of stealing multiple pairs of women’s underwear from Kodiak homes pleaded guilty Wednesday to reduced charges of attempted burglary. Ryan Cornelio, 18, was originally charged with three counts of burglary in the first degree, a class B felony. Later, two additional charges of first-degree burglary were added for a total of five. Cornelio pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted burglary in the sec...
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Kodiak man wins Alaska’s biggest one-day fishing tournament
Mike Olsen still thinks Kodiak “really is the greatest place on Earth.” That’s a significant statement since Olsen now lives in Anchorage, running a snowplow business, and he just won $52,000 in Homer. “Kodiak is more like one big family,” Olsen, 45, said. “There is a lot of love there. Everyone supports everyone.” Olsen displayed that kind of support by telling the Kodiak Daily Mirror his story should emphasize h...
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Man, 72, dies in Port Lions house fire, troopers say
Firefighters found the remains of a man after battling a house fire Monday in Port Lions, a state trooper report said. Troopers say a deputy fire marshal Monday recovered the remains of what is believed to have been 72-year-old Nicholas Nelson Sr., but the remains will be sent to the state medical examiner’s office for positive identification. Kodiak trooper post supervisor Sgt. Eric Olsen said they had “various s...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 26
March 18 Alaska State Troopers received a report that a Kodiak man had threatened a family member with a handgun. The man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the third degree domestic violence.
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Community events: March 26
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today Noon-1 p.m. — Buskin River Marine Zone Project, talk by Tom Lance at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Friday, March 27 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Healing With Essential Oils at Kodiak Public Library, call Valene Wilde, 539-6456. Saturday, March 28 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 26
March 17 At 12:22 a.m., police cited a driver on Bartel Avenue for failing to transfer a vehicle title. Around 2:12 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 3:16 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Marine Way. At 5:33 a.m., police cited a driver on Cedar Street for having no proof of insurance. At 6:01 a.m., a 911 caller on Mill Bay Road reported a flashing white strobe light off short. Police confi...
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Man dies in Port Lions fire
Firefighters found the remains of a man after battling a house fire Monday in Port Lions, a state trooper report said. Troopers say a deputy fire marshal Monday recovered the remains of what is believed to have been 72-year-old Nicholas Nelson Sr., but the remains will be sent to the state medical examiner’s office for positive identification. Kodiak trooper post supervisor Sgt. Eric Olsen said they had “various s...
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BARRY QUICK RESPONSE: Minor damage, no injuries after Kodiak boat fire
A stove fire on a salmon seiner triggered the boat’s fire alarm, sending the Kodiak Fire Department and Kodiak Police Department to St. Paul Harbor Tuesday afternoon. Kodiak Police Chief Jim Mullican said a fire on board the Kodiak-based F/V Salmon Barry was confined to the stove area, and firefighters put it out after arriving. There were no injuries reported. Salmon Barry owner Barry Rosenkranz said he had just ...
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Alaskans pledge record $2.9 million of PFD money
The counting is not yet over, but about 29,000 Alaskans have pledged almost $2.9 million from their permanent fund dividends, surpassing last year’s record $2.7 million, a news release from Pick.Click.Give said Tuesday. The pledges will benefit Kodiak organizations and nonprofits, including Alutiiq Museum, Humane Society of Kodiak, Kodiak Arts Council, Kodiak Public Library Association, Kodiak Women’s Resource and...
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Don’t fall for IRS, Jamaica phone scams
Kodiakans have received multiple fraudulent phone calls in the past few weeks from people either posing as the Internal Revenue Service or calling from Jamaica about prize winnings. Kodiak Police Department Lt. D.J. Clumpner said these are the two main phone scams that have been going around Kodiak recently. The Jamaica one is a scam that has been going around in different iterations for years. “That’s a version o...
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