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Coast Guard helicopter, cutter assist several
A Coast Guard helicopter and crew forward deployed in Cordova have flown a woman off a cruise ship and rescued two people since the beginning of this week, and a cutter and auxiliary crew aided a disabled vessel on Saturday, according to Coast Guard reports. On Saturday, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro, home ported in Kodiak, responded to a disabled vessel in Chrome Bay near Cook Inlet. The cutter was una...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 16
June 4 At 12:43 a.m., police responded to an assault on Rezanof Drive East. The woman did not want to make a report. Around 1:15 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. Around 1:18 a.m., police conducted a security check on Marine Way. Around 1:22 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 8:32 a.m., police arrested a man on Marine Way for a warrant. At 8:34 a.m., police impounded loose dogs on M...
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Fried sets new school mark in the 800
Levi Fried made his last prep race a historic one. The recently graduated Kodiak High School senior established a new school best in the 800-meter run during the Portland Track Festival Sunday in Portland, Oregon. Running in the last of six heats, Fried clocked a two-lap time of 1 minute, 53.49 seconds, shattering Jordan Fogle’s school record of 1:54.86, set at the 2012 state championships. “This is pretty special...
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Council authorizes fire station pre-design
The Kodiak City Council authorized pre-design of a new fire station and introduced an ordinance to change city code governing how abandoned vessels are dealt with. The council authorized a contract with Stantec for just less than $100,000 for pre-design of a new fire station and a condition assessment of the old library. “What we’d like to do is to begin the process to plan for the project replacement, at least th...
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Library starts full summer of reading clubs
The Kodiak Public Library has an expansive offering of reading clubs this summer, one of the largest ever. “This is absolutely a range of clubs that has not been offered by Kodiak Public Library in the past,” said library director Katie Baxter. “It’s really a result of wonderful staff and patron interaction generating ideas.” The library has ten reading clubs for people of all ages. Who Are Our Heroes? is the name...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 16
Ezra Holmes Johnson was born at 3:11 p.m. on June 30, 2015, to Molly and Elliott Johnson. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak and now live in Anacortes, Washington. The baby’s mother works at Island Hospital, and the baby’s father works for Edward Jones. Grandparents are Bud and Robyn Cassidy and Craig and Terrie Johnson from Kodiak. Great-grandparents are D...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Catching the first pink salmon
Warm sunny days are made for lolling on beaches. And pink salmon fishing! Pink salmon in June? Absolutely. And with other salmon species arriving early, I expect you can find at least a few pink salmon right now. It’s been our family tradition to catch pink salmon for our daughter’s birthday on June 21, and most years we manage to do it. Laze on a beach. Catch a pink salmon. Cook it on the coals of a beach fire. S...
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Andrew Leroy Endresen
Andrew Leroy Endresen, 50, passed away May 29, 2015 in his home in Wasilla, Alaska. Andrew was born October 19, 1964 in Washington. He moved to Alaska in March of 1976. He had lived in Kodiak, Seward and Kenai before moving to Wasilla. “Andy was the nicest person and he would do anything for anyone and was loved by many” Andrew is survived by his wife Kristy Staton, his father William A. Endresen, Brother William ...
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Osowski, Foster win Bear Crawl
Keith Osowski and Jennifer Foster kept their KMXT-FM Bear Crawl titles Saturday at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. Osowski, a rising Kodiak High School junior, won his second straight men’s title in 7 minutes, 26.1 seconds, while Foster, a KHS cross country coach, captured her second women’s title in 10:04.2. The 130 runners who competed in the second Bear Crawl event navigated a 1.25-mile course that featured nine...
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Horn playing hoops in Australia
After two successful seasons in Germany, Alysa Horn is now playing hoops Down Under. Horn, a former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage great, is starring for the Logan Thunder of the Queensland Basketball League in Australia. The season started on May 10, and Horn has played in six of Logan’s seven games. The forward is averaging a double-double with 10.3 rebounds and 10.3 points per game. She scored a seas...
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