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Janet Louise Whaley-Warnecke
Janet Louise Whaley-Warnecke passed away peacefully on Christmas Eve, embraced in Love. As the hour drew near, the suffering was lifted from her face and replaced by peace. Janet came to Kodiak in the early 1980s after her last baby went off to college. Janet and Roland moved from Bainbridge Island, Wash. to Kodiak promising their extended families that it would only be for a couple of years. Like so many, you eit...
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State Trooper Report: Jan. 3
Saturday, Dec. 29 • At 12:15 a.m., troopers were dispatched to AAA Moving & Storage to investigate a report of criminal mischief. The investigation revealed that sometime between the afternoon of Dec. 28 and the morning of Dec. 29, someone attempted to steal a door window out of one of AAA’s moving vans. The attempted theft failed when the door glass shattered. Evidence at the scene indicated the suspect then trie...
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Salvage team boards shell drilling rig
Improving conditions allowed a salvage team to successfully board the grounded drilling rig Kulluk for the first time since it struck Sitkalidak Island on New Year’s Eve. According to information released Wednesday afternoon by the unified command handling the Kulluk operation, a salvage team was delivered to the rig at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday during a break in the weather. The team stayed until 1:30 p.m. when they r...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 3
Monday, Dec. 31 • At 9:27 a.m., an officer impounded a loose dog on Thorsheim Street. • At 10:13 a.m., an abandoned vehicle on Pillar Mountain Road was red-tagged. • At 10:30 a.m., a caller reported an injured eagle was in the roadway. Assistance was provided for U.S. Fish and Wildlife. • At 10:50 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 11:26 a.m., a caller reported someone threw an alcohol bottle ...
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Terrence Paul "Terry" Craig
Terrence Paul "Terry" Craig of North Powder, Ore., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 in Boise, Idaho. A memorial celebration will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 3, at 1 p.m. at Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place Street, Baker City. Terry was born in Baker City, Ore., Jan. 29, 1946 to his parents, Charles A. "Jack" and Dorothy E. Craig of North Powder. He attended North Powder High School, graduating in 1964 and mo...
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Stevens and Austerman reiterate tight budget year
Tighter budgets mean the Kodiak Island Borough needs to be smarter with its requests, Rep. Alan Austerman told the borough assembly during a work session last week. The assembly, in a 7:30 p.m. meeting tonight, is scheduled to approve so-called legislative “wish lists” from Kodiak’s rural communities. The Kodiak Island Borough has already drafted a list of its own, and the city of Kodiak has a list, too. The lists...
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Wrestlers might have another week off
Kodiak High School's wrestling team might get an extended break away from competition. Kodiak is supposed to travel to the Colony Invitational that begins Friday in the Mat-Su Valley, but coach Pat Costello said Wednesday afternoon that he is unsure if the team will attend. Costello was planning to take a junior varsity and varsity team to Colony, but that plan was derailed because of problems with the ferry Kenni...
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No fishery aid likely from Congress
Federal aid for Alaska’s failed summer fisheries likely will not pass the House of Representatives this session. The $60.4 billion Hurricane Sandy relief bill that passed the U.S. Senate with a large bipartisan majority has not been scheduled for a vote in the House, which is scheduled to adjourn today. Enclosed within the bill is a provision allocating $150 million for fisheries disasters in Alaska, the Gulf Coas...
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Program brings art to Kodiak Courthouse
The Kodiak courthouse has added new artwork in an effort to make people's visit to the courthouse less stressful. Law clerk M'Leah Woodard is responsible for the recent additions. Woodard started working in Kodiak as the clerk for Judge Steve Cole in August. Shortly after arriving, she undertook a project to bring more art to the courthouse. "When I arrived in August, all of the walls in the courthouse were white,...
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Shell drilling rig aground
A Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig built to harvest oil from offshore Arctic waters is now stuck aground on the southeast side of Sitkalidak Island, not far from historic Refuge Rock. The rig, named the Kulluk, appeared stable, said federal on-scene response coordinator Coast Guard Capt. Paul Mehler. "There is no sign of a release of any product," Mehler said during a news conference at unified command center at an ...
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