Stage and Screen: “Emperor” — A Royal Disappointment Trailers for “Emperor” (2012) suggested that Tommy Lee Jones played a major role in this semi-historical rendition of the days immediately following the surrender of Japan in 1945. Jones plays General Douglas MacArthur. The film opens on an airplane carrying MacArthur and his staff to Japan. MacArthur has been appointed Supreme Commander of the occupying forces. The film’s title “Emperor” seems to suggest that the...
Alumni update: Anthony runs a fast 10K University of Alaska Anchorage’s Dylan Anthony picked up the Red Lion Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Week award for his performance at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival in California.
Anthony, a former Kodiak High School running star, posted the sixth-fastest 10,000-meter time in NCAA Division II this spring, finishing seventh in Friday’s race with a time of 29 minutes, 53.28 seconds.
Road service areas debate contracts If words were tangible things, there would be no lack of paving material for the 2.48 miles of road in the Monashka Bay Road Service Area.
For the past month, that service area and others outside Kodiak city limits have been caught in a debate over contracts. For the first time in almost 30 years, Road Service Area No. 1 — the largest of Kodiak's suburban road maintenance districts — is redrawing its contract and ...
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Coast Guard will pick up derelict dock The derelict dock beached on Zaimka Island will be moved on Wednesday if all goes to plan.
Coast Guard Base Kodiak announced on Monday that it would develop a plan to remove the derelict dock, which is on Coast Guard property.
“The Coast Guard endeavors to be a good steward of federal lands and a good neighbor to the borough and other land owners in the region,” said Capt. Jerald Woloszynski, commanding officer o...
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Records fall at blue/gold meet The island’s top track athletes put on a record-breaking performance at last week’s season-opening blue/gold meet.
Six meet records were established in Friday’s inaugural meet on the new surface at Joe Floyd Track and Field.
Port Lions senior Raissa Boskofsky, the reigning small schools high jump and 300-meter hurdle state champion, was the big performer, shattering two records. She bested Linzee Burcham’s 2008...
Public Safety Blotter: April 3 Thursday, March 21
At 6:42 a.m., a man used a counterfeit bill to pay his cab fare.
At 7:50 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear in her driveway on Kouskov Street. It was gone when officers arrived.
At 7:58 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear crossed Rezanof Drive toward the Barnof Park track.
At 9:10 a.m., a caller reported a package left at her door was stolen. It was delivered to the wrong address.
At 10:02 a.m., ...
Man will serve six months for third-degree assault A Kodiak man will serve six months in prison after pleading guilty to third-degree assault.
Walter Hok, 34, was sentenced to 24 months in prison (18 months suspended), and was fined $3,500 ($2,000 suspended) for one count of third-degree assault.
Hok fired six rounds from a semiautomatic handgun in a home during a domestic dispute, scaring a woman inside the home.
When police arrived on scene, they found Hok int...
Patrick (Paddy) Mullan Sr. Patrick (Paddy) Mullan Sr. 89, passed away March 19, 2013 at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center with loved ones at his side.
Paddy was born in the village of Afognak in June 1923 to Barney and Alexandra Mullan. There he attended elementary school through 8th grade.
When thinking of Paddy, the one word that comes immediately to mind is WORK and if you ever had a chance to see his hands you would know that he...
Alaska Science Forum: Life endures in hidden, cold worlds CHENA HOT SPRINGS — “This is your chance — maybe your only chance in a lifetime — to see vole poop in a tunnel,” said Mike Taras, an expert tracker and wildlife educator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Seven people kneel and then squint into a blue-white opening in the snow. We see tiny cigars, evidence that a red-backed or meadow vole had indeed paused there. Taras was correct — this was the first tim...