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Animal control contract almost ready
A five-year-old boy was found dead Sunday in Kotzebue, mauled to death by roaming stray dogs. While Kodiak doesn’t have the stray problem that Kotzebue has, one only has to look on Facebook to find regular posts about missing or found dogs. Most of these are beyond city limits, where there is no animal control officer. That situation may change next month as the Kodiak Island Borough assembly prepares to take up a...
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2 accused of drawing gun in dispute
Two Kodiak men are accused of threatening another man with a gun during a confrontation about a broken car mirror. Rusty Monte de Ramos, 23, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Sept. 12 for one count of third-degree assault (a class C felony). His brother, Randy Monte De Ramos, 27, was arraigned in district court the same day on one count of third-degree assault (a class C felony) and violation of custodian ...
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Olds River remains closed above road system
Fishing has opened above Kodiak’s road system in all but one river. The Olds River will remain closed to salmon fishing above the Chiniak Highway for the remainder of the year, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced last week. River fishing is typically restricted to waters between the highway and the ocean. The restriction allows salmon to lay their eggs without being disturbed by fishermen. After Sept....
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Chamber hires new economic development specialist
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce has hired a new economic development specialist to put together an economic development plan for Kodiak. Rebecca Skinner started in the position the first week of September. Trevor Brown, executive director of the Chamber, said Skinner is a good fit for the job because of her educational background and skill with the public. “I think she’s going to take a lot of the stuff we do to a ...
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Kodiak football drops from rankings
A two-game losing streak has dropped Kodiak out of the Alaska Sports Broadcasting football rankings. Kodiak was ranked fifth last week, but fell out of this week’s medium-small school rankings after a 63-0 loss at top-ranked Soldotna,. The Stars scored nine touchdowns and amassed 462 yards of total offense to further cement themselves as the top team in the medium-school classification, a spot they have held since...
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Letter was on target
To the Editor: In this past Thursday’s KDM was a letter to the editor castigating both KDM (for printing) and the author of a prior letter to the editor who essentially gave a particular court officer a piece of her mind regarding a decision of his. I found the original letter addressed a relevant social issue and the fact that KDM did not censor this letter to be responsible and consistent with First Amendment gu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 17
Monday, Sept. 9 • At 7:53 p.m., a corrections officer turned over drug paraphernalia found on an incoming inmate. • At 8:07 p.m., a 911 caller reported a man urinated on a building. Officers found the man and gave him a verbal advisement. • At 8:56 p.m., a 911 caller reported a man left the building without paying his bill. Officers cited him for third-degree theft. • At 9:04 p.m., a caller asked for a man to be r...
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Around Kodiak: Sept. 17
The Kodiak GIS users group will meet at noon today in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Will Deacy will discuss progress in the University of Montana/Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge study of bears in the Karluk Basin at 7 p.m. tonight in the refuge visitor center on Center Ave. Deacy will present preliminary results, share field observations and answer audience questions. The discussion is free ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting serious about deer
Everyone should be enjoying brawls with silver salmon by now. But each trip out the road reveals more fall colors. Like me, I bet your eyes are scanning for deer all the way out and back home. Before long, the lure of those golden hills will break your regular river appointment. The thought of deer hunting and fresh venison will be too compelling to resist. Whether now or in October, it will be time to get serious...
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Births: Sept. 17
• Ruby Allison Mills was born at 1:29 a.m., Aug. 16, 2013, to Paul and Melissa Mills. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 18.9 inches long. Her parents are originally from Middleboro, Mass., and now live in Kodiak. Her mother works at home and her father works at Air Station Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is her big brother Gus. Proud grandparents are Jack and Monica Konish from Middleboro, Mass....
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