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Swim team hosts Homer
Kodiak’s swim team has taken care of business in its first two meets of the season, and should continue its success in a home meet against Homer on Friday and Saturday. Friday’s meet begins at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 10 a.m., both at the Kodiak Community Pool. Homer and Kodiak have staged some epic battles over the years, but that won’t be the case this season. “They are in a rebuilding phase,” Kodiak c...
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Joanne Demke
Joanne Demke Aug. 29, 1938 – Sept. 7, 2014. Joanne passed away surrounded by her family in Lubbock, Texas, after a short illness. Joanne was born in Eureka, California, to Joseph and Helen Twitchell. She married Richard (Dick) Demke in 1962. They raised their family in Oregon and Alaska. Joanne worked for the U. S. Postal Service finishing her 30-year career as postmaster of Kodiak, Alaska. She and Dick retired to...
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Lydia M. Pollard
Soldotna resident Lydia M. Pollard, 69, left this earth on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at the Alaska Native Medical Center, laughing and smiling until the end. A panikhida prayer service will be 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church in Kenai. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Archpriest Thomas Andrew w...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 11
On Sept. 7 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a watercraft. Investigation revealed a nine-gallon gas tank with nine gallons of gas was stolen from a skiff outside of a residence in Kodiak. On Sept. 3 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary/theft from a building. Investigation reveals approximately $400 worth of miscellaneou...
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Human remains found on Shuyak Island
Alaska State Troopers recovered human remains from Shuyak Island on Monday. Troopers received a report at about 2:22 p.m. of a body on the east side of the island about 70 miles north of Kodiak, according to trooper information. “Due to the conditions of the remains, AST was unable to make any kind of identification,” according to the troopers. The remains were forwarded to the state medical examiner for further i...
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Council scales down CIP list
Kodiak City Council members agreed to scale down some requests for state funding for local capital improvement projects during their Tuesday work session. Mayor Pat Branson said the tight fiscal climate in Juneau means more modest requests will have a better chance of getting approval from legislators. At the top of the three-item CIP draft list is $7 million for repaving of Mill Bay Road. However, city manager Ai...
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Alaska fishing lectures begin Friday
A series of public lectures about Alaska fishing begins with a presentation at 3:30 p.m. Friday by Pacific Seafood Processors Association vice president Vince O’Shea. A live two-way hookup will allow Kodiakans to take part from Room 225 at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center on Near Island. “It’s a fun series and a good group of speakers we’ve got coming,” said series organizer Keith Criddle, head of the ...
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Playbook: Sept. 11
Friday, Sept. 12 Cross Country: Kodiak at the Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational at Seward High School. Junior varsity girls, 2 p.m.; JV boys, 2:45 p.m; varsity girls, 3:30 p.m.; varsity boys, 4:15 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Homer at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Football: Kodiak at C...
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Fuel spilled into Womens Bay
Due to a mechanical malfunction during refueling of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Rainier, an unknown amount of diesel fuel accidentally spilled into Womens Bay around noon Tuesday. “We regret the incident and are working closely with the Coast Guard to minimize any environmental impacts,” NOAA spokesman David Hall said. The 231-foot ship based in Newport, Oregon, had been con...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 10
August 8 • At 4:26 a.m., a caller reported an assault on West Marine Way. The victim did not want to press charges, and the parties separated. • At 4:38 p.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:23 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault on Mill Bay Road. A man punched someone else in the face. Medics took the victim to the hospital. • At 10:55 a.m., a caller reported suspicious circumstances on Mill Bay ...
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