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Animal shelter sign vandalized
The Kodiak Animal Shelter sign was vandalized either late Wednesday or early Thursday when someone used red spray paint to put “For Sale” along with a smiley face and an expletive abbreviation on the sign. Jean Lilly, the shelter manager, said they do have some information on a possible suspect but could not say anything else about it. The Kodiak Police Department could not provide further information either. “All...
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Borough, city results differ with red tags
While Kodiak enjoys a bumper crop of berries, city and borough officials continue efforts to control the perennial unsightly crop of bumpers. “The program’s working,” Kodiak Police Lt. D.J. Clumpner said of the “red tag” practice for removing abandoned and junked vehicles. Clumpner said the five towed away by the city earlier this week was a higher number than usual. “Like a lot of things, it goes in spurts,” he s...
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Second round of hatchery-raised crab ready for Kodiak waters
In 2006 when scientists dove into the watery world of raising red king crabs in a hatchery, there were lots of unknowns. Would it work? Can you grow red kings in a hatchery? Can you ship those juvenile crabs to other maritime cities and release them into the ocean? Would they even survive transport and release? In 2013, science got its answer: Yes, you can. That was the year researchers released 13,000 juvenile re...
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Dan Sullivan visits Kodiak, talks up August primary
U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan visited Kodiak Thursday on the campaign trail, trying to drum up votes for the upcoming primary election. While in Kodiak, Sullivan visited the Kodiak Senior Center, answered questions, and spoke about what he feels are Alaska’s issues. From the clapping, nods and smiles, it appeared as if most of the people at the Senior Center agreed with Sullivan. He emphasized leaving a bette...
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Baptist pastor, wife find best of both worlds in Kodiak
Their courtship began in a fish processing plant, and now that Peter and Teresa Sprague have been married 36 years, a fishing community still has a romantic appeal for them. The couple moved to Kodiak from Brooklin, Maine, this spring after Peter was called to be the pastor at Community Baptist Church. During the interview with the church, the Spragues told the Community Baptist call committee they had met in a sa...
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Harry Anderson ~ July 13, 1936 - July 21, 2014
Harry Anderson passed away on July 21, 2014, after a brief illness. Harry was born on July 13, 1936, in Chignik to James and Sophie, who preceded him in death. He was the eldest of 13 children. A commercial fisherman for many years, he later drove a cab driver and then became the owner of the cab. He then went to work for Louie Lowenberg to do a three-week job and stayed with him for about 35 years. The last few y...
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Tentacles and sea stars: Old Harbor holds Marine Science Camp
Old Harbor holds Marine Science Camp Forty airmiles south of the city of Kodiak on the shore of Sitkalidak Strait with a view of Sitkalidak Island, lies the Native village of Old Harbor consisting of a strip of buildings, nine miles of roads, a harbor and an airstrip. Three weeks ago I arrived in a small plane loaded with boxes of microscopes, science and art supplies, books and notes, groaning under the weight of...
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Around Kodiak: August 1
AROUND KODIAK Baranov Museum hosting Picnic on the Green The Baranov Museum, 101 Marine Way, is hosting its annual community picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the museum. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a concert by DJ Marc of Island Style Mobile Entertainment, family games and face painting for kids. Homemade pie and ice cream will be available for $3. The day also includes fre...
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In the Courts: August 1
Court Judgments Tisha Phillips pleaded no contest to assault in the fourth degree. Phillips was sentenced to 180 days in jail (170 days suspended), ordered to schedule screening for alcohol/substance abuse and placed on probation for three years. Edward Phillips pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct. Phillips was sentenced to five days in jail. Maximillian Kaplan pleaded guilty to violating conditions of releas...
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Public Safety Blotter: August 1
Police Blotter July 13 From 1:08-1:44 a.m., officers performed bar checks along Shelikof Street, Marine Way, West Marine Way and Center Avenue. At 2 a.m., officers issued a warning to a driver whose front window was tinted too dark and who was driving with expired registration. At 2:12 a.m., officers performed a security check at an Alimaq Drive address. At 2:23 a.m., police issued a warning to a driver on Rezanof...
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