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Playbook: Jan. 4
Today Boys basketball: Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Juneau-Douglas vs. North Pole, 3:45 p.m.; West Anchorage vs. Kodiak, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. North Pole vs. Juneau Douglas, 2 p.m.; Kotzebue vs. Kodiak, 5:30 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Colony Invitational at Colony High School. Saturday,...
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Six-hour standoff ends in arrest
Alaska State Troopers used pepper spray to end a six-hour standoff with a Kodiak man who allegedly shoved a woman, chanted jumbled phrases and locked himself in his bedroom. Caleb Sterns, 27, was arraigned Friday in Kodiak Superior Court on one charge of third-degree assault, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail. According to court documents, the incident started around 4:20 p.m. Dec. 20. Sterns...
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Obas to play in fourth Joe Floyd Tournament
Josh Obas hasn’t forgotten his first introduction to the Joe Floyd Tournament Four years ago, as a freshman, Obas played in his first tournament as a member of Kodiak High School’s junior varsity boys basketball team. It was the only time in the 46-year history of the tournament that a junior varsity team has competed in the field. The JV squad was forced to play because administrators were unable to find a fourth...
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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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