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Community garden program plans bed-building party
  The community garden program will host a work day to build raised beds in the community garden area in two weeks.   “At this point, the materials are purchased, and now we’re going to get beds built and then move the dirt in,” said project coordinator Dave Kaplan.   Aug. 2 is the date scheduled for the build. The beds will be made of pre-cut lumber that volunteers will help screw together and line to create 4-fo...
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Kids are focus of KNWR summer programs
Throughout the summer, families have the opportunity to explore the Kodiak outdoors through thrice-weekly events at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. “We like to educate people and children about the outdoors,” said interpretive park ranger Malia Sutphin. “We have this huge national wildlife refuge that’s hard to get to, so this is a good way for us to make use of our facilities to teach people a...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 17
June 30 • At 12:21 a.m., a caller dialed 911 from Thorsheim Street saying a dog was trying to get into her home. It ran home when officers arrived. • At 1:07 a.m., police cited a driver on Woody Way Loop for having no proof of insurance. • Around 2:03 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 9:59 a.m., police asked a man to leave the Egan Way area. • At 10:12 a.m., a caller on Larch Street reported a stol...
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Bailey Ruth Gillis, 18
Anchorage resident, Bailey Ruth Gillis, 18, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, July 14, 2014. A Celebration of Bailey’s Life will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Anchorage Lutheran Church, 1420 N Street in Anchorage with a reception to follow. Bailey was born September 30, 1995 to Vern and Karen Gillis in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born with congenital cytomegalovirus, a burden shared w...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 17
June 30 • At 12:21 a.m., a caller dialed 911 from Thorsheim Street saying a dog was trying to get into her home. It ran home when officers arrived. • At 1:07 a.m., police cited a driver on Woody Way Loop for having no proof of insurance. • Around 2:03 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 9:59 a.m., police asked a man to leave the Egan Way area. • At 10:12 a.m., a caller on Larch Street reported a stol...
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The Frame Shop hosts art contest
Students ages 7 to 18 have the opportunity to enter their best artwork into The Frame Shop’s competition to be displayed on their Artist of the Month wall. There are two age groups, 7-12 and 13-18 and the deadline is in two weeks, July 31, at 5:30 p.m. All of the submitted artwork will be displayed at The Frame Shop during August, giving viewers the chance to vote. The artwork will also be posted on Facebook. Both...
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Alaska State Trooper report: July 17
July 6 Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Kodiak contacted Michael Putzer, 52 of Aberdeen, Washington, during a commercial vessel boarding. An investigation revealed Putzer was operating his commercial vessel without the vessel identification numbers visible. Putzer was issued a citation for failure to display vessel identification numbers with bail set at $210. July 8 Kodiak AWT contacted Gordon Naumoff, 33, of Old Ha...
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Achievers: June 5
Will R. Dumm of Kodiak High School won a National Merit Scholarship to attend Montana State University-Bozeman. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Monday approximately 1,600 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. MSU is among the leaders in the nation for recipients of the prestigious Goldwater and Truman Fellowships. MSU is a comprehensive, land-...
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2 arrested on drug charges
Alaska State Troopers arrested two 21-year-olds on drug charges after a traffic stop last week, and summoned a juvenile into court for drug charges on July 5. On July 10, troopers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near the intersection of Carroll Way and Spruce Cape Road, according to a trooper report. One of the passengers, Steven Macinko was on probation for a prior charge of theft in the second degree a...
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Former Kodiakan in band competing for record deal
A theoretical neuroscientist, a husband and father, and a musician in a psychedelic band. That’s former Kodiakan Keegan Keplinger, 33, who is part of the band Luop Garou that is currently competing for a record deal with Sony Music UK. Keplinger grew up in Kodiak, as part of a commercially fishing family. He spent a couple summers fishing, but then decided academia was more his speed. He attended the University of...
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