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Father, son face assault charges
A Kodiak man was arrested Friday night for assaulting two officers who were responding to an incident that involved the man’s son. Alaska State Troopers reported that William Yovino Sr., 58, and William Yovino Jr., 31, were taken to the Kodiak Jail and face multiple charges. According to the trooper report, both troopers sustained injuries and were treated and released from the Providence Kodiak Island Hospital em...
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Feels Like Jupiter to perform benefit concert
The Kodiak High School National Honors Society has always been about helping the less fortunate in the community. But when you pair that type of generosity with good music, the possibilities seem to come from all directions. A benefit concert for the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank will be held at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8. The benefit will showcase local high school rock band Fe...
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Police have suspect in downtown beating case
Leads in the recent case of a man found beaten in Kodiak have led police to a suspect, according to Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace. Kodiak resident Steven West, 53, was found by a passer-by in the 400 block of Marine Way late Saturday, Feb. 22. West’s injuries were severe enough he had to be transported to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. Wallace said the investigation is ongoing and the name of t...
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Arts Council auction is Saturday
The Kodiak Arts Council will hold its annual arts and adventure auction at 6 p..m. Saturday in the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, featuring an outcry and silent auction. This year’s theme is “Carnivale” and is the council’s 24th year holding the auction. KAC director Katie Oliver said the theme always sets the tone of the event and is what makes it special to Kodiak residents. “The theme really drives the core a...
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Library association elects new board members
The Kodiak Public Library Association elected four new members to its board of directors during its annual meeting, Wednesday at the library. The new board members are Barbara Anthony, Jan Chatto, Michelle Griffin and Chastity Starrett. They take the places of departing board members Sara Harrington, Patty Holmes, Astrid Rose and Erin Harrington. In her report to the association, library director Katie Baxter high...
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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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