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Restitution, counseling ordered in $1,000 Kodiak domestic violence vandalism case
A Kodiak man was ordered last week to pay restitution and attend counseling for a domestic violence outburst that destroyed more than $1,000 in property including framed artwork a table and a front door. Brian A. Dougherty, 30, was sentenced Jan. 23 after pleading guilty to one count of fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal mischief. Dougherty was charged in Jan. 2013 after a woman reported Dougherty was damaging her...
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City, borough put adviser under a microscope
City and borough officials are taking a hard look at Heather McCarty as the next government fisheries analyst in Kodiak. Kodiak’s city and borough governments have been without a fisheries adviser since last year, when Denby Lloyd resigned. The search for Lloyd’s replacement has been a slow one, as the joint city-borough fisheries work group had to re-issue its search for an adviser late last year. The city counci...
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Alcohol forum shares stories of suffering, triumph
On Friday night, Kodiak parents and teens heard from speakers who are passionate about the risks of teenage drinking. Among them were a doctor, a district attorney, a two teenage youth court judges and a 28-year-old man who spoke in public for the first time about his experience going to jail at least 11 times for driving under the influence and driving with a revoked driver’s license. The event, titled “Teens and...
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Minor earthquake felt in Kodiak
A Magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon about 37 miles northeast of Kodiak, according to U.S. Geological Survey preliminary data. The temblor was reported at 12:20 p.m. and was 28 miles below the surface of the ocean. The epicenter was near Marmot Island. It was felt in Kodiak. There were no immediate reports of damage. The quake was the first felt in Kodiak City since Dec. 7, when a 5.5 temblor w...
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Where to watch Super Bowl XLVIII
Alaska’s adopted NFL team, the Seattle Seahawks, is facing the Denver Broncos on Sunday in Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey.  Back in Kodiak, there will be plenty of places for 12s to go cheer on their team. Local establishments are expecting a big turnout. A 2011 poll conducted by the Anchorage Daily News found 32 percent of Alaskans are fans of the Green Bay Packers. At No. 2, with 24 percent of the vote, were th...
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History shows mining is nothing new for The Golden Isle
On a cold, gray summer day in July 1938, Bill Pinnell and Morris Talifson stepped ashore at the head of Olga Bay. They waded through the surf again and again, carrying crates and bags to their new home, a shambling shack not far from the beach. In years to come, the two men would come to be known as Kodiak’s greatest bear guides. On that day, however, they weren’t searching for bears — they were hunting gold. This...
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Kodiak is field course for upcoming seminary graduate, Scott Adkins
Scott Adkins is set to graduate from seminary in 2015, but this third-year student of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., has already had a sort of commencement exercise. Serving St. Paul Lutheran church, Adkins is fulfilling his junior year requirements as an intern pastor. The training started when he kissed his wife, Amanda and son, Peter, goodbye in St. Paul and headed up the road with the family dogs, Chewbac...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Angqiarlluni
Angqiarlluni — Injury; Hurt (suddenly) Paluqakamta angqiartaartukut. — When we fall down we injure ourselves. In classical Alutiiq society, two types of healthcare providers treated the sick and injured: healers trained in the arts of acupressure, bleeding, midwifery, and the use of medicinal herbs; and shamans who sought spiritual causes for illness and restored health by identifying and appeasing angered spirits...
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In the Courts: Jan. 31
Dismissals • One count of no motor vehicle liability insurance against James Madison, 22, was dismissed Jan. 17. • One count of driving with a canceled, suspended or revoked driver’s license against Julien P. Coleman, 23, was dismissed Jan. 17. Assault Joseph M. Denato pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor domestic violence assault. Denato was sentenced to 240 days in jail (210 days suspended). The offense da...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 31
Fish fry Friday The St. Mary’s Catholic Church fish fry is 5-7 p.m. Friday at the church. Beer and wine will be served for $5 per cup. Business After Hours The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce and Kodiak Athletic Club host a Business After Hours social event 5:30-7:30 p.m. tonight at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The event is open to chamber members. Kiwanis potluck The Kodiak Kiwanis Club hosts a potluck social from 6 p.m....
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