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Love locks cut off of Near Island bridge
Call it a Valentines Day mystery. Several dozen “love locks” went missing from the Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge this week and no one has fessed up to taking them down. Love locks are a Parisian tradition that recently blossomed on the bridge to Near Island. The idea is for couples to fasten a lock to the bridge, write their names on it and cast the keys into the water as a symbol of their permanent love. But the s...
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Nick Mullan, Jr.
Our beloved brother, brother-in-law, and best friend Nick Mullan, Jr. passed away unexpectedly at his residence in Kodiak, Alaska on the morning of Jan. 29, 2014. Nick was born to Nick Mullan, Sr. and Nora Mullan in Kodiak on Dec. 11, 1956. Nick Jr. attended East Elementary School in Kodiak. He loved playing Little League baseball. Nick played junior varsity basketball for Kodiak High School. After graduating from...
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Community health center offers help for Affordable Care Act
As the March 31 deadline to sign up for insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act approaches, Kodiakans are making steady use of resources to help the process. “I have been booked solid for weeks,” Kodiak Community Health Center outreach and enrollment coordinator Cherie Skonberg said Wednesday. Skonberg spends up to an hour and a half with each client who wants assistance going through the enrollment steps ...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 20
Alutiiq Museum curator of archaeology Patrick Saltonstall is giving a lecture on "Saving the Past for the Future: Archeological Site Disturbance and Documentation in the Kodiak Archipelago" at noon today at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Center. The lecture is part of the Visitor Center's weekly brown bag lunch series. The Kodiak High School tsunami bowl team presents “Jellyfish Apocalypse: Causes, Problems a...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 20
Friday, Feb. 7 A boyfriend and girlfriend were both arrested after a disturbance off of Middle Bay Drive. At about 3:11 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a man driving erratically near a home off Middle Bay Drive. Troopers concluded that a 28-year-old man broke items in the home, was assaulted by his 26-year-old girlfriend and then left, driving erratically. The man was arrested on a charge of domes...
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KMS wrestling places 3 at Palmer Invite
The Kodiak Middle School wrestling team produced three varsity placers at the Palmer Jr./Middle School Invitational on Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley. Joshua Nummer claimed the 114-pound title with a 4-2 overtime win over Colony’s Frank Urbano. Nicholas Doerkson placed third at 110 pounds with a 5-1 record, while Kodi Kroll finished fourth at 160 pounds with a 2-2 mark. Kodiak’s junior varsity team produced five pl...
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Kodiak girls stay perfect with a 49-40 win over Colony
In a season full of blowout victories, Kodiak encountered its toughest test of the year on Tuesday night. The No. 1-ranked Bears held off upset-minded Colony 49-40 in a Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game at Kodiak High School. Kodiak improved to 20-0 on the year and 8-0 in the NLC. This is the first time this season that the Bears have not won by double figures. “This is the first game that we actual...
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AK Science Forum: Alaskans have enjoyed good earthquake luck since 1964
At the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s largest earthquakes, State Seismologist Mike West says Alaskans might learn a lesson from New Zealand. Here in this land at the meeting point of two restless crustal slabs, no one has died by earthquake since 1964. The magnitude 7.9 Denali Fault earthquake zipped a jagged line through 200 miles of glacier ice and tundra in 2002. A magnitude 7.5 earthquake ruptured just...
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Dunbar honored by Alaska HOF
Former Kodiak High School running star Trevor Dunbar was honored with an Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Directors’ Awards on Tuesday. Dunbar was selected for the Pride of Alaska Award for his consistent excellence in athletic competition. Last summer, Dunbar, a senior at the University of Oregon, became the first Alaskan to run a sub-4 minute mile. In 2012, he placed 11th in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 5,000 m...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 19
Saturday, Feb. 15 • At 1:01 a.m., a caller reported a disturbance on Simeonoff Street; parties separated for the night. • Around 2:06 a.m., five bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:18 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on W. Marine Way. Two males left upon request. • At 3:20 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated male lying on Mill Bay Road; did not meet protective custody criteria. • At 4:04 a.m., ...
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