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Public Safety Blotter: March 20
March 14 At 12:51 a.m., a person left the West Marine Way area when police asked. Around 1:18 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:52 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 1:11 p.m., a person left the Rezanof Drive West area when police asked. At 3:15 p.m., police chalked tires on an abandoned vehicle on Poplar Avenue. At 3:33 p.m., police were unable to catch a loose dog on ...
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Difference between personal mission and passion
Here’s my reaction to Betty MacTavish’s letter to the editor (March 18) about SB-1: 1. Personal mission and passion: Personal mission is using position or power to change something you don't like. TRUE Passion is pursuing something you love and care about, like saving whales or feeding the hungry, NOT STOPPING adults from smoking in an adult environment. 2. This bill would BAN smoking in different locations throug...
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In the Courts: March 20
Rebecca A. Anderson pleaded guilty to assault in the fourth degree – recklessly injure. Anderson was sentenced to 90 days in jail (80 suspended) and fined $1,000 ($750 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for mental health/domestic violence/anger management and ordered to complete 50 hours of community work service and placed on probation for two years. David A. Austerman pleaded guilty to public consump...
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Thomet’s 2-mile one of the fastest
Nearly a week after his historic performance at the New Balance High School Championships, Levi Thomet would change only one thing from that race — his move to the front. With 400 meters to go in the indoor two-mile race at the Armory building in New York City, Thomet pushed his way to the front, a move he said he should have saved until the last lap on the 200-meter track. “I really turned it on on the second to ...
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Local Results: March 20
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 10 Men: Scratch game — Stefan Macahilas, 278; Jeff Kiefer, 268; Alvin Arboleda, 256. Scratch series — Philip Obas, 712; Daniel Kiefer, 690; Alvin Arboleda, 689. Handicap game — Bill Hentges, 304; Stefan Macahilas, 289; Jeff Kiefer, 283. Handicap series — Bill Hentges, 804; Daniel Kiefer, 756; Alvin Arboleda, 746. Women: Scratch game — Amanda Kiefer, 264; Mona J...
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State hoops: Colony girls defeat Wasilla
Wasilla topped Colony three times prior to the state tournament, but it was the Knights who won when it mattered the most. Behind a 19-point second quarter, Colony edged Wasilla, 45-42, in the opening round of the girls’ 4A state basketball tournament Thursday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Last year’s state runners-up advance to play undefeated West Valley in a semifinal at 3:30 p.m. today. The Wolfpack (25-0) c...
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Parks and Rec
Aquatics April Fools Challenge Be the first to swim 40 miles in the month of April and get a free month pass. Everyone that swims 40 miles in April will receive a free week. Stop by for details or to sign up. Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, March 20 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, March 21 Lap/Aerobi...
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What glacier change might mean for future of salmon fishery
Frozen bodies of ice cover about 10 percent of Alaska, but the influence of glaciers and ice on the environment and fisheries, among other important Alaska relources, is rarely discussed, researchers say. But a new article published this week in the journal BioScience has sparked a conversation and offers a view on glacier impacts on surface-water hydrology and its potential influence to aquatic ecology and robust...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 19
March 14 At 6:47 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a call about an assault in Old Harbor. The troopers contacted both the female complainant and the man who allegedly assaulted her earlier that morning. The man said he had been drinking and was on conditions of release that prohibited drinking. The man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree involving domestic violence and violating conditions...
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Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward with Young at helm
Almost 40 years ago, without regard for the conservation of our fisheries or the needs of the Alaskan people, foreign fishing fleets dominated the waters off Alaska’s shores and took anything and everything in their reach. Ask anyone familiar with the times, deck lights of foreign vessels — dozens if not more — could be seen just miles off the coast of Kodiak and other coastal communities. Recognizing the need for...
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