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Kodiak man caught with 34.2 grams of heroin
A Kodiak man is accused of possessing 34.2 grams of tar heroin. Casey Eads, 39, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Sunday for one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance is a class A felony punishable by up to 20 years in jail and a $500,000 fine. According to court documents, the Alaska State Troopers were notified from the Kodiak Poli...
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Logic for new district-wide AD doesn't add up
To the Editor, This letter is in response to the story, “ KHS dropping activities position.” The logic used to justify the restructuring of the activities director position just doesn’t add up. The article would lead you to believe that an outside power dictates that all AD’s must have an administrative certificate. Despite my search of the Alaska Department of Educations online evaluation documents and contacting...
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North Pacific Seafoods pleads guilty of dumping ammonia
North Pacific Seafoods pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Anchorage on Tuesday to a charge of illegal dumping of ammonia into the Kodiak city sewer. The Seattle, Wash-based corporation was sentenced to three years of probation and $205,000 in criminal penalties, $55,000 to be given to the City of Kodiak for hazardous waste response training and equipment for sewer and fire department employees. Chief United Sta...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 12
Friday, March 7 • Around 1:41 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 10:15 a.m., a caller reported a male was asleep on a Marine Way sidewalk. He got up and left while the caller was speaking to the dispatch. • At 1:07 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Ole Johnson Ave. The dog was gone on arrival. • Around 5 a.m., 13 bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 6:14 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle w...
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KHS hoops land 6 on all-NLC team
Four of Kodiak’s starting five was selected to the girls Northern Lights Conference first team. ‘That is a neat feat to be able to have that happen,” Kodiak coach Amy Fogle said. “I think all four of them were very, very deserving. They just had a great season.” Seniors Megan Pyles, Hannah Wandersee and Carissa Cannon were voted to the first team, while senior Jerica Nelson was named the conference’s most valuable...
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Mayor Branson attends SWAMC
The Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference (SWAMC), a nonprofit regional economic development organization for Southwest Alaska, held its annual economic summit March 5-7 in Anchorage. SWAMC was formed in 1988 out of the common interests of the region encompassing the Aleutians East Borough, the Aleutians West census area, the Bristol Bay Borough, the Dillingham census area, the Kodiak Island Borough and the Lake &...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Clean your freezer
With the promise of warming weather in the not to distant future, it’s time for an important chore. Cleaning your freezer. Do it now. Don’t wait until a glut of fresh fish comes pouring through your door. For us, it’s more than getting rid of old fish to make room for the new. It’s an opportunity to size up our efforts from the previous season. I’m talking not only about how well we preserved our catch, but also h...
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Kodiak boys, girls open state with evening games
Kodiak High School’s girls and boys basketball squads both qualified for this year’s 4A state championships, the first time that has happened since 1985. The Alaska School Activities Association unveiled the state brackets during a live webcast Sunday evening. The top-seeded Kodiak girls play No. 8 Dimond in the opening round, while the eighth-seeded Kodiak boys open against top-seeded West Anchorage. The boys pla...
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The current AD is excellent
To the Editor, Our school system puts an emphasis on striving for excellence. The new athletic administrator must be excellent. Our community cannot and will not settle for less. The current AD is excellent. The bar has been set. His work with the kids and the community has been excellent and greatly appreciated. Alexus Kwachka
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Who are the statesman in D.C.?
To the editor, To the highly paid statesman we have in Washington D.C., but don’t seem to run our government as it should, we pay tribute. How may was there? Which way did they go? What did they look like? I am their leader! Bill Bjorklund
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