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Alaska State Troopers
August 14 At 10:20 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 17-year-old Old Harbor male who failed to come home. They found he was in Ouzinkie and had a bench warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving without a valid license. The Kodiak roving Village Public Safety Office took him into custody.
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NOAA agrees to emergency groundfish measure
After hearing from many of you, and making a number of calls to our congressional delegation, a solution to the groundfish closure has been reached. As requested by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, NOAA Fisheries is implementing an emergency rule to provide an additional 1,600 chinook salmon prohibited species catch allowance to the Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl fisheries for the Non-Rockfish Progra...
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Candidates file for local office
Four candidates filed for four City of Kodiak elected seats, while six candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Kodiak Island Borough assembly. Assembly incumbent Chris Lynch filed to run again for her seat. Dennis Symmons, who was appointed to a one-year term to fill a vacancy earlier this month, filed to run for one of the two three-year terms up for grabs. Kyle Crow, who has sat on the Planning and Z...
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Anton Larsen Bay parking to partially close for dock replacement
Vehicles must be removed from an area around the dock in Anton Larsen Bay while the dock is replaced next month, according to the Kodiak Island Borough. Vehicles in the closed area, which has space for about 15 cars and trucks, will be towed at the owner’s expense if they remain after Aug. 31, according to the borough’s website. Boaters will still be able to use the nearby boat ramp while the new dock is installed...
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KANA receives ACA funding
The Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) has received $325,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) “for its commitment to providing high quality healthcare for underserved populations throughout the Koniag region,” according to a KANA release. KANA was one of six community health center sites in Alaska that received a total of $5.5 million dollars of Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding. “The Affo...
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Cross country begins season on Peninsula
Kodiak High School’s cross country team is starting the competition portion of its season a week later than normal. To save money, and cut down on off-island trips, the team decided to bypass last week’s Nikiski Class Races, the meet Kodiak traditionally opens its season at on its weeklong ferry trip to the mainland. Instead, the Bears will open the season this Saturday at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna, a...
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Some highly charged lessons
In my long ago and misspent youth I used to ride motorcycles. A lot. Snowmachines too. Started when I was around 9 or 10. In fact, I think the reason my hair turned curly when I was a teen and subsequently started thinning was from spending so much time with a helmet on. Seriously. Now, let’s just say that I rode motorbikes … aggressively. But I had one rule: If I fell down, off, or over three times, no matter how...
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Hulse, Sisson, Foster, Tobias win Eco Challenge
Early on in Saturday’s Eco Challenge, Steve Hulse made a team decision that was either going to make him a hero or a goat. The team of four backtracked 200 meters — passing a few teams along the way — on a fog-covered Anton Larsen Pass and decided to take a trail that Hulse believed was a shortcut to the next checkpoint. “I said, ‘I’m getting us lost or we are going to be ahead,”’ Hulse said. “Sure enough, another...
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Coast Guard lockdown could have been avoided, Kodiak woman says
Coast Guard lockdown could have been avoided, Kodiak woman says
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Two more residential burglaries hit Kodiak
State troopers responded to two more residential burglaries last week in Kodiak, including one in which a laptop was taken, a trooper report released Monday said. At about 1:34 p.m. on Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Spruce Cape Road after receiving a burglary report. Investigation revealed that burglary took place but the residents were unable to advise if anything had been stolen, th...
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