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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 112
Nov. 29 Around 2:55 a.m., police conducted four bar checks. At 3:55 a.m., police responded to a traffic offense on Selief Lane and arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 5:23 a.m., a 911 caller reported a hit and run on Shelikof Street. Charges were forwarded for reckless driving and reckless endangerment. At 2:03 p.m., police patrolled the Bells Flats area for animal violations. At 2:33 p....
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Jim Schnick ends three-year run as KHS football coach
When Jim Schnick arrived on Kodiak Island in 2010 it didn’t take him long to get involved with the Kodiak High School football program. “I think I took one day to rest and get some sleep after the plane ride and the very next day I was at practice getting to know the kids,” he said. Schnick’s run with the program has ended, as he told the Kodiak Daily Mirror on Monday that he has stepped down as head coach of the ...
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Top island bowlers crowned
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Stefan Macahilas and Bryan Horn teamed up to win the Top 20 Bowling Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The tournament featured the 20 bowlers who have the highest average in the Kodiak Island Bowling Association. Macahilas had a tournament-best five-game average of 246. He started the tournament with his fourth career 300 game and also posted a 269 and 266. Horn averaged 201 over the five games,...
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Coast Guard vessel returns home to Kodiak after Bering Sea patrol
KODIAK — Coast Guard Cutter Munro returned to its homeport of Kodiak Wednesday after a 76-day deployment in the Bering Sea. Munro left Kodiak in late September to patrol the U.S.-Russia Maritime Boundary Line, conduct domestic fisheries boardings, and maintain a persistent search and rescue presence in the Bering Sea. “I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew Munro,” said Capt. Jeff Thomas, Munro’s comma...
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Senate passes bill that gives moratorium on vessel discharge regulation
Thousands of commercial fishermen face the threat of tighter regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency for “incidental vessel discharges,” which include bilge water, ballast water, deck runoff and fish hold effluent.
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Trident CEO apologizes for Kodiak Plaza evictions
Trident Seafoods CEO Joseph Bundrant apologized Tuesday for the eviction notices sent out a day after Thanksgiving to several tenants of Kodiak Plaza. Bundrant, accompanied by his father, Charles, acknowledged that the apartment management might have “picked a bad time to ask people to move,” but he said Trident was not accustomed to handling an apartment business. “We’re sorry for any lives that we’ve disrupted, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 10
Nov. 27 At 2:05 a.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way on suspicion of probation violation and resisting arrest. Around 2:05 a.m., police conducted two bar checks on Shelikof Street. At 3:39 a.m., police warned a driver in the Bartel Avenue and Mill Bay Road area bout having no license place light. At 10:11 a.m., a caller requested a patrol of Mill Bay Road. The situation was resolved before police arrived...
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Kodiak ranks in top 20 most expensive holidays
Kodiak along with three other Alaska cities rank among the top 20 most expensive cities in the U.S. for holiday spending, according to analysis from NerdWallet, a consumer financial information website. Kodiak comes in at number 14 on the list behind Juneau at 13, Anchorage at eight and Fairbanks at seven. Other cities ahead on the list include New York City’s Brooklyn and Manhattan areas and Hilo and Honolulu, Ha...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own
Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of ice. The ice has a quarter-size hole, maintained by a stream of methane bubbles. Every few minutes, a brutish little fish swims up, sips air, and peels back to the dank. The Alaska blackfish is an evolutionary loner that fins through lakes and tundra ponds across much of the state. ...
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Talon Lindquist qualifies for Junior Nationals
Talon Lindquist can check an item off his ultimate goal list. Kodiak’s talented freshman is competing at the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, a four-day extravaganza that begins Thursday in Federal Way, Washington. The event features the nation’s best 18-and-under swimmers. “This has been my goal since the beginning of summer. I have been training all summer and all high school season to make the ...
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