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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting a jump on lake fishing
How do you spot the devoted anglers on Kodiak? Check the road system lakes with each warming weather break in March. They might not be catching fish or even fishing, but they’re checking for open water and signs of fish. With the larger fish of summer still a long ways off, even the hope for a trout is enough to drag them out of their winter lairs. The slimmest chance of a tug on the end of their line is better th...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 5
Wednesday, Feb. 27 • At 1:12 a.m., an officer observed two men sleeping in the lobby of the Post Office. The men left when the officer asked. • At 1:54 a.m., an officer performing security checks of businesses along Mill Bay Road found a door to a business unlocked. It was secured. • At 2:22 a.m., an officer observed a suspicious vehicle, but there was no criminal activity. Two of the three people in the parked ve...
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Man gets four years in jail for fraud
A man will spend four years in jail for his involvement in a scheme to defraud five or more people in Kodiak. Logan Mosquito, 22, was sentenced to seven years in jail with three years suspended for pleading guilty to one count of attempting to defraud five or more victims, a class B felony. Mosquito faced four additional counts of second-degree theft and three counts of issuing a bad check, but those charges were ...
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Former Alaska Aerospace employee indicted
A former employee of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation has been indicted on conflict of interest charges after she represented the corporation during negotiations with her former employer, the Department of Defense. According to the indictment filed Feb. 20, Jodi Ann Andres is accused of one count of violating the conflict of interest statute. The maximum penalty is five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Accordi...
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Births: March 5
• Piper Leigh Cain was born at 7:26 a.m. Feb. 28, 2013, to Zach and Holly Cain. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19.25 inches long. Her parents are originally from eastern Oregon and New Jersey. Her father works for the Coast Guard as a mechanic and C-130 flight engineer and her mother works at Vizhunz Salon. Proud grandparents are Sue and Randall Cain from Cove, Ore. and Peter Louz from Washington, N....
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Middle School: Larionoff places fourth, girls volleyball third
Scott Larionoff was the only Kodiak Middle School wrestler to place at the Tanana Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Fairbanks. Larionoff placed fourth by going 4-2 in the 118-pound bracket. Jay Miranda and Shaun Walton each won two matches, while Nick Doerksen and and Russel Dela Cruz both won one match. The Tanana Invitational is labeled as the unofficial middle school state tournament. Volleyball The...
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Fisheries group discusses group’s scope
It was back to the basics for the Kodiak city and borough fisheries work group on Monday morning as they discussed creating a joint resolution to document the group’s authority and scope. The group already has a list of 10 objectives but wants to determine where it will go next in terms of developing consensus, the role of public comment and how the group wants to be involved with policy development. City councilm...
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Whalefest draws closer
Spectators crowded the Kodiak waterfront last week to catch a glimpse of a pair of orcas accompanied by a calf. The first significant whale sighting of the year means Kodiak’s annual spring cetacean celebration — Kodiak Whale Fest — isn’t far away, and the event’s new logo is making a splash. Designed by retired Kodiak High School biology teacher Stacy Studebaker, the logo shows a pod of gray whales emblazoned wit...
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Dimond shoots past Kodiak
Dimond displayed Friday night why it is the second-best girls basketball team in the state. Behind a perimeter-shooting clinic and a near lockdown defense, the Lynx rolled to a 48-38 nonconference win over third-ranked Kodiak at Kodiak High School that closed the regular season for both squads. Kodiak, which once stood at 17-0, lost six of its final eight games to finish the regular season with a 19-6 record. The ...
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Around Kodiak: March 4
The Sons of Norway meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Marion Center. Musician Nicolas Quinth will be the featured presenter, and a representative from the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank will discuss his agency’s role in the community.
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