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Hughes competes at national swim meet
Ila Hughes is at her best when she is nervous.  Expect the Kodiak High School sophomore standout to be a bit nervous when she makes her national swimming debut today at the University of Tennessee.  Hughes is competing in the 2012 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, an event she qualified for with a scorching fast 100-yard freestyle time at this year’s Alaska state championships.  The butterflies will be ...
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Book signing highlights second book swap
After the Kodiak Public Library Association raised almost $800 with its first-ever brewery book swap, KPLA has decided to try again. On Sunday after, the Kodiak Island Brewery will host another swap, with proceeds going to benefit the new library. The second edition, which runs 3-5 p.m., will be “bigger and better,” KPLA capital campaign manager Kelly Longrich said. The swap will be highlighted by the arrival of a...
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Achievers: Dec. 6
Kodiak Middle School has released its list of Rotary students of the month. Two students, a male and a female, are chosen by school staff each month in recognition of outstanding performance within and out of the classroom. Students are recognized at a Rotary luncheon monthly. Sixth grade • Lauren Hosier is a hardworking and caring sixth grader with a keen sense of humor. She always has a smile on her face. She co...
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Kenneth Wayne Smith
Kenneth Wayne Smith, age 65, passed away in Sacramento, CA, on November 23, 2012, at the home of his beloved daughter Kimberly Delaney who lovingly cared for him the last few months of his illness. His son Kevin and other close family members were often by his side. He was born on October 23, 1947, in Salmon, Idaho. His parents, Wayne Ivan and Ida May (Dahle) Smith took him home to the family ranch on Sandy Creek,...
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State Trooper report: Dec. 6
Wednesday, Nov. 14 Kodiak Wildlife Troopers issued an AUC to a 49-year-old Kodiak man for fishing his subsistence crab pot without his name and address on the buoy. Bail was set at $110. Tuesday, Nov. 20 Kodiak Wildlife Troopers issued an AUC to a 43-year-old Kodiak man for failing to validate his deer harvest ticket prior to leaving the kill site. Bail was set at $150. Thursday, Nov. 29 •At 1:54 a.m., the Coast G...
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Public safety blotter: Dec. 6
Tuesday, Dec. 4 • At 6:54 a.m., a caller reported waking up to a crying baby, hearing a loud noise and then silence. Officers found it was a verbal argument only. • At 8:06 a.m., an officer removed debris from Mill Bay Road. • At 8:26 a.m., a woman reported fraud charges to her bank account. • At 8:59 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 11:11 a.m., an officer warned a man about the leash law wa...
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Small boat fishermen still unhappy about observer program
The National Marine Fisheries Service has compromised on the details of a new fisheries observer program set to begin Jan. 1, but some small boat fishermen are still unhappy about new regulations and expenses levied by the program. On Wednesday, they aired their complaints during the first day of the December North Pacific Fisheries Management Council meeting. The council is the top local body regulating federal f...
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Lledo, Arboleda win Stewart bowling tourney
Mario Lledo and Alvin Arboleda captured the division 1 doubles title at the Ab and Gladene Stewart Memorial Doubles Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. Lledo and Arboleda rolled a three-game handicap score of 1,410 to finish 17 pins ahead of runner-up finishers Rhubie Pasion and Jeff Kiefer. Derek Clarkston and Janet Baker won the division II doubles title with a tournament-leading score of 1,426. The team of Pasio...
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Old Harbor safer with new village response team
Old Harbor is a little bit safer thanks to the addition of a new village response team, a group trained to respond to emergencies or disasters in the community. Old Harbor, a village of about 220 people near the midpoint of Kodiak Island’s south coast, has gone without a village response team for five years. The old program died due to a lack of funding for training and supplies, leaving the village public safety ...
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KPD busts alleged drug dealer
A Kodiak man has been accused of attempting to distribute cocaine, and possessing crystal methamphetamine and oxycodone. Reginald Childers II, 30, faces one charge of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class B felony, and one charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class C felony. Childers was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Nov. 30. According to court ...
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