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Daquioag's bail hearing vacated
A bail hearing today for a Kodiak man charged with sex abuse has been vacated and a new preliminary hearing will take place Monday, March 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the Kodiak Courthouse, according to court documents. Michael J., 56, was arraigned last Thursday on charges of sex abuse of a minor, exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. Kodiak attorney Andrew Ott took on Daquioag’s case after public d...
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Discover Kodiak extends fish tail deadline
The sixth annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling and Art Auction, a fundraiser for local nonprofit Discover Kodiak, is still set to take place Saturday, May 24, but due to a lack of entries for the salmon tail auction, the deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, March 10. Discover Kodiak director Chasity Starrett said she hasn’t received any proposals even though the deadline is only four days away. “We’re s...
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Second altered book show is Friday
The Kodiak Public Library Association is once again working with the Kodiak Arts Council to sponsor the second annual altered book show, in celebration of the opening of the new Kodiak Public Library. An “altered book” is any type of book that has been formed into a piece of art by either deconstructing or adding to it. Last year’s show yielded 48 entrants. The projects will be put on display for the First Friday ...
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KHS places third in Tsunami Bowl
The Kodiak High School ocean science bowl team “Ellusive Jellyfish” took part in the 17th Annual Alaska Tsunami Bowl that conluded March 2 in Seward. Seniors Hannah Christian and Joong Hyun Lee, junior Annie Looman and freshman Lars Bodnar took home third-place hardware behind two teams from Juneau-Douglas High School, out of 18 teams from around the state. The Bowl centers on aquatic studies and consists of three...
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School district eliminating high school activities director position
The Kodiak Island Borough School District is eliminating the activities director position at the high school for the 2014-15 school year. Superintendent Stewart McDonald told the Daily Mirror on Monday that the district has decided to abandon a high school AD in favor of a district-wide athletic administrator. The new position will still be in charge of the high school activities and athletic department and will a...
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Vandals strike vehicles
Alaska State Troopers are looking to the public to help identify the suspect or suspects in a ongoing criminal mischief case that occurred near the Anton Larson Bay boat ramp, approximately 17 miles West of Kodiak. According to a press release Tuesday, troopers responded to a report of several vandalized vehicles in the area on March 3 at approximately 2 p.m. Troopers are requesting help from the public to identif...
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Pickett earns national firefighter award
Kodiak may be known as a small place to the outside world, yet big things are known to come out of even the most remote locations. Kodiak resident and volunteer Fire Captain for the Bayside Fire Station, Jim Pickett, can attest to that notion. Pickett will be traveling to Alexander, Va. to receive the Fire Prevention Award from the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) on May 2. Pickett received news of the award...
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Kodiak College continues search for new director
Anyone interested in taking the helm at Kodiak College should have their application in by the end of this week. Barbara Bolson will leave at the end of June after seven years as the school’s director, and the University of Alaska is conducting a nationwide search to find her replacement. “We’re open until it’s filled,” said Kenai Peninsula College director Gary Turner, co-chair of the search committee. So far 26 ...
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Daquioag's bail hearing delayed
A bail hearing for a Kodiak man accused of sexually abusing a minor over the course of a year took place at the Kodiak Courthouse on Monday afternoon. However, due to a change of attorneys, the hearing was continued until 2:30 p.m. Friday. Michael J. Daquioag, 56, is accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, unlawful exploitation of a minor, and possession of child pornography. The alleged incidents...
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Kodiak girls finish the regular season undefeated
22-0. Kodiak’s girls basketball team ended a perfect regular season with a two-game sweep of Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. The Bears picked up a 50-29 win on Friday and a 62-46 victory on Saturday at Kodiak High School. This is the first team in the history of the girls program to post a perfect regular-season record. “To be honest, most of the girls, if you asked them the record they wouldn’t even kno...
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