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Marshals: Suspect not armed
The arresting agency has reported more details about the apprehension of a Kodiak man charged with assault in the third degree, kidnapping and misconduct involving a weapon. The U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force and a Kodiak trooper arrested Mark Benton, 49, at a location on Parkside Drive at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday evening, according to a trooper report. Benton had no weapons in his possession at the...
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NLC POWER RANKINGS: Alaska hoopsters put up monster games
There were a couple phenomenal individual performances by Alaska high school basketball players last week. First, West Valley senior Ruthie Hebard had an incredible three-game stretch at the Joe T. Classic in Fairbanks. The University of Oregon-bound player averaged 29.6 points, but her team, last year’s state runner-up, went 1-2, losing to tournament champion Ketchikan and Lathrop. Her line in West Valley’s victo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 20
Nov. 15 At 12:39 a.m., police conducted a foot patrol in the 400 block of Marine Way. At 12:40 a.m., police helped an intoxicated man get a cab in the 200 block of Mission Road. At 1:07 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1500 block of Mission Road. The vehicle was gone when police arrived. At 1:18 a.m., police conducted a walk through of Baranof Park. At 1:24 a.m., police warned a driver...
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Chiniak tree sale not worth likely damage
To the editor: Some citizens of Chiniak have complained loudly about the catastrophic mess Leisnoi and A-1 Timber have created out in Chiniak due to outdated logging practices. Bringing this environmental mess to the attention of the citizens of Kodiak Island is the right thing to do about what they have done, How would you like to live next to millions of stumps, logging roads, hundreds of debris piles, toxic spr...
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Charles "Douglas" Dawson
Charles "Douglas" Dawson passed away peacefully on January 17, 2016 with family surrounding him. A viewing will be heldMonday, January 25, 2016 at 1:00pm at Kodiak Mortuary. A graveside service to follow at 2:00pm. Memorial to take place onMarch 19, 2016.
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Playbook: Jan. 20
Thursday, Jan. 21 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Mt. Edgcumbe, 7:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, noon; junior varsity, 1:30 p.m.; varsity, 3 p.m.
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Local Results: Jan. 20
City League Basketball Sunday, Jan. 17 Golden Alaska 89, Petro 82 Jaron Steele 22 points, Jeff Ryser 21, Austin Frick 21 and Andy Schroeder 21 for Golden Alaska. Demorris Mack 26 points, Yung Kiely 23, Jemuel Medina 17, Tom Slagle 12 and Jonathan Sanchez 4 for Petro. Local Electric 106, RC Enterprise 51 Kevin VanHatten 28 points, Tim Fellows 26, Rony Harden Jr. 22, Geoff Spalinger 17, Lars Wagner 12 and Gabriel Vi...
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Local Results: Jan. 20
City League Basketball Sunday, Jan. 17 Golden Alaska 89, Petro 82 Jaron Steele 22 points, Jeff Ryser 21, Austin Frick 21 and Andy Schroeder 21 for Golden Alaska. Demorris Mack 26 points, Yung Kiely 23, Jemuel Medina 17, Tom Slagle 12 and Jonathan Sanchez 4 for Petro. Local Electric 106, RC Enterprise 51 Kevin VanHatten 28 points, Tim Fellows 26, Rony Harden Jr. 22, Geoff Spalinger 17, Lars Wagner 12 and Gabriel Vi...
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Biologist: Local murres OK despite die-off
A Kodiak bird biologist spoke Friday about all the dead murres washing up on Alaska shores but also observed that Kodiak birds could be doing OK. Robin Corcoran, a bird biologist with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, said signs point to starvation as the cause of death for thousands of common murres found washed up on beaches around the state. Of the 85 birds examined, almost half came from Kodiak. Most had no...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Hares jump into gap between duck, deer
With the passing of duck season most folks put away their guns until the opening of deer season in August. That makes for an especially long winter. Sure, ptarmigan season is still open. But on the road system ptarmigan are far up in the mountains and mostly scattered. You need to know right where to find them or cover lots of terrain to connect. That’s more than most folks can manage in a short day. Once I stow m...
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