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Public Safety Blotter: April 22
Thursday, April 17 • Around 1:37 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 8:06 a.m., a loose dog on Birch/Mill Bay was impounded. • At 8:42 a.m., a male reported his revolver was stolen out of his vehicle on Selief Lane. • At 12:42 p.m., a caller requested a welfare check on Center Ave. A male left upon request. • Around 3:17 p.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 4:01 p.m., a female was arre...
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Kodiak Island Births: April 22
• Zachary Larionoff was born at 4:58 a.m. April 18, 2014, to Basil and Michelle Larionoff. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Old Harbor and Kodiak and now live in Kodiak. His mother works at home and his father is a seasonal fisherman. Also welcoming him the family are Scott, Shaylynn, Koral and Mckenzie. Grandparents are Duane and Francis French of Old Harb...
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Drug bust largest in KPD history
The Kodiak Police Department arrested a suspected drug dealer who was staying at a hotel in downtown Kodiak on Saturday and seized about 25.3 ounces of methamphetamine and 1.8 ounces of high-grade heroin. Eric R. McDaniel, 44, was arraigned Sunday and was charged with second and third degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, felonies with possible maximum sentences of 20 and 10 years. According to a rel...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Shooting refresher
Do you feel a bit awkward when you use your fishing tackle in spring after a long winter of idleness? I sure do. And the more technical the gear, the more my skills seem to have eroded. If familiar fishing gear can feel so awkward after a break, imagine what your guns are going to feel like come fall and the opening of hunting seasons. I know of almost nothing more challenging than accurate shooting when you don’t...
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Possible wounded bear
The Kodiak state troopers release this advisory, at 9:37 a.m. this morning, about a possible wounded bear: On 04-21-14 at approximately 2138 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Kodiak bear killing domesticated fowl in the Woodland Acres subdivision. Alaska Wildlife Troopers and an Alaska Department of Fish & Game bear biologist responded to the area and while on scene, the bear was possibly shot by...
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Alumni update: Dunbar runs a fast 5,000-meter in Calif.
Trevor Dunbar is closing in on becoming the fastest 5,000-meter runner Alaska has ever produced. The University of Oregon senior flew around the track in 13 minutes, 32.38 seconds to finish second in the 5,000 Friday at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Dunbar topped his previous best time by four seconds and finished six seconds behind winner Kennedy Kithuka of Texas Tech. According to Marcus Dunbar, Trevor’s ...
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Judge rejects 5 witnesses in Coast Guard murder trial
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected five witnesses in the Coast Guard double homicide case on Kodiak Island, ruling that defense attorneys had not established that their testimony was relevant. One witness appeared in handcuffs after authorities say he tried to carry a handgun past the security checkpoint at the Anchorage federal building. All five spoke outside the presence of the jury about Jason...
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School board adopts $51.25M budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education adopted a $51.25 million budget for fiscal year 2015 on Monday, even while the state Legislature continues to discuss what funding formula Alaska’s school districts will have to work with. “We’re still teetering between several possibilities,” superintendent Stewart McDonald said, calling the unusually drawn-out process “not ideal.” The Senate passed its...
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Coast Guard rescues 3 after wave knocks Copacabana
The Coast Guard said on Monday it was completing a mission to medevac three injured seamen off of a cargo ship some 300 miles south of Kodiak after being pummeled by a large wave in high seas. Three men on the Liberian-flagged cargo vessel Copacabana were out on deck at the time of the impact, receiving multiple injuries to their legs and arms, while one man also had facial injuries. “At the time when the event wa...
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Borough parks and rec board gets smaller
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly brought the parks and recreation committee to full compliment by lowering the number of seats on the perennially undermanned advisory body. Ordinance No. FY2014-18 passed during the assembly’s regular meeting Thursday changes parks and rec from nine members to seven members, making it easier to achieve a quorum. The ordinance also allows the committee to deal directly with the as...
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