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Girl Scouts learn about different cultures
Simultaneously with Girl Scouts and Girl Guides worldwide, Kodiak troops celebrated World Thinking Day, Saturday at East Elementary School. Nine of Kodiak's 10 troops each chose a country and made a booth featuring its culture. Some scouts dressed in traditional apparel from the selected countries. The event has taken place for 88 years each Feb. 22, marking the birthday of both Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, O...
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Man found severly beaten downtown
A 53-year-old man was found beaten in the 400 block of Marine Way in Kodiak late Saturday. Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace said the man was transported to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage due to the severity of his injuries. The victim was found by a passer-by who reported the crime, Wallace said, and police are investigating. “We have no suspect at this time,” Wallace said. Contact the Daily Mirror...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 22
Thursday, Feb. 20 • At 1:14 a.m., a caller reported a barking dog on Hillside Drive. Officers patrolled the area and were unable to find or hear a barking dog. • At 2:03 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Marine Way. • At 12:14 p.m., a male found a hypodermic needle on Alimaq Drive and turned it into the station. Officers disposed of the needle. • At 12:14 p.m., two males on E. Marine Way were given disorderly con...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Halibut fishing today
I wonder how many people realize that halibut season opened Feb. 1. For that matter, how many knew it was closed for the month of January? Almost no one fishes halibut in the winter, whether due to the weather and rough seas or the fact that halibut move into deeper water for the colder months. But if you have the right boat, the right weather and the will, it’s possible to put fresh halibut on your table right no...
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Kodiak Island Births: Feb. 25
• Clayton Kale Carr was born at 12:12 a.m. Feb. 15, 2014 to Branson Jay Carr and Tina Marie Carr. His parents are originally from Anchorage and Glenville, W.Va. and now live in Kodiak. His mother and father are both in the Coast Guard. Also welcoming him to the family is Caitlynn Marie Carr. Proud grandparents are Ruby and Howard Carr from Glenville, W.Va. and Kim and Eddie Dussauh from Ocoee, Fla. • Adrian Amauri...
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Fogle advances in national contest
Kodiak’s Amy Fogle is closer to being named the best girls high school basketball coach in the nation. Fogle was the top vote-getter in Alaska in the USA Today High School Sports’ “Best Of” series contest for girls basketball coach and advances to the regional round. Voting for the regional round starts at 8 a.m. today and ends on March 4. Each state winner, plus the Washington D.C. winner and two wild cards from ...
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C.G. medevacs man from Cold Bay
For the fourth time in two weeks, a Coast Guard helicopter stationed in Cold Bay for the crab season assisted a mariner. On Monday, A Kodiak-based MH-60 Jayhawk medevaced a 48-year-old man with abdominal pain from the 272-foot fishing vessel American Dynasty approximately 95 miles northwest of Cold Bay, according to a Coast Guard news release. The helicopter crew flew the man to the Cold Bay Clinic for subsequent ...
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Radio station raises $30,000 for St. Jude
Kodiak pop and country music radio listeners have a reputation for being generous in the annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon. This year was no exception. The two-day event raised exactly $30,000, according to KVOK general manager Ellen Simeonoff. That’s just under last year’s total of $30,213. Many of the donations came in during the final hours of the fund drive. At 9 a.m. Friday, the big board in th...
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Chamber highlighs past year at banquet
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce celebrated 2013 achievements with its annual awards banquet, Friday at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. In his opening remarks, chamber director Trevor Brown highlighted events including local litter cleanups, business after hours, the Coast Guard appreciation dinner and the tax-free shopping day as successes. He noted the efforts by the chamber for the Kodiak Housing Authority a...
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Bear spotted at Ft. Abercrombie
An adult bear was spotted wandering around Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park Friday afternoon. A surveyor working along the edge of the new parking lot at Miller Point saw the bear around 4:30 p.m. and reported it to the Kodiak branch of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. ADF&G Southcentral Regional Wildlife Supervisor Larry Van Daele said in an email that the bear saw the surveyor and "bolted toward the...
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