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Alaska State Troopers: March 13
Thursday, March 6 At 6:18 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a 1993 Toyota for speeding on Rezanof Drive. Upon contact with the 20-year-old driver, the investigation revealed she was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The investigation continues and AST anticipates forwarding charges of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 4th and 6th degree to the Kodiak District Att...
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Achievers: March 13
Megan Stahlhut competed at the Alaska Academic Decathlon February 19-22. She won three medals: a gold in the SuperQuiz event, silver in her 50-minute essay, and bronze for the overall large school team score. The AcaDeca theme for this school year was World War I. Students competed in 10 subjects: art, music, mathematics, science, speech, interview, essay, social science, economics, and language and literature. Te...
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Around Kodiak: March 13
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly meets for a work session at 6:30 p.m. today in the borough conference room. The Kodiak City Council is having a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in the borough assembly chambers. The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center is showing the film “Waves of Change” at 7 p.m. today. The film is a series of locally produced student films featuring personal accounts of the 1964...
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Lindquist, Hughes lead Kingfishers in Ore. meet
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Talon Lindquist and Ila Hughes led the Kodiak Kingfishers swim team to a sixth-place finish at the Oregon/Region XII Senior Championships that concluded March 9 in Gresham, Ore. Hughes, a Kodiak High School junior, won four of the five events she competed in, while Lindquist, a Kodiak Middle School eighth-grader, captured two titles. Hughes won the 50-yard freestyle (23.92 seconds), the 100 free...
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Nelson named the NLC player of the year
Megan Pyles is glad she doesn’t have to defend her cousin, Jerica Nelson, anymore. She tried once and lost that battle. “She had a wide-open layup, and I was the only one down there with her — she got me good,” Pyles said. That was in eighth grade when Pyles was at Kodiak Middle School and Nelson was going to school in the Mat-Su Valley. The Nelson family moved back to Kodiak, and for the past two seasons the cous...
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North Pacific Seafoods pleads guilty of dumping ammonia
North Pacific Seafoods pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Anchorage on Tuesday to a charge of illegal dumping of ammonia into the Kodiak city sewer. The Seattle, Wash-based corporation was sentenced to three years of probation and $205,000 in criminal penalties, $55,000 to be given to the City of Kodiak for hazardous waste response training and equipment for sewer and fire department employees. Chief United Sta...
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Kodiak man caught with 34.2 grams of heroin
A Kodiak man is accused of possessing 34.2 grams of tar heroin. Casey Eads, 39, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Sunday for one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance is a class A felony punishable by up to 20 years in jail and a $500,000 fine. According to court documents, the Alaska State Troopers were notified from the Kodiak Poli...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 12
Friday, March 7 • Around 1:41 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 10:15 a.m., a caller reported a male was asleep on a Marine Way sidewalk. He got up and left while the caller was speaking to the dispatch. • At 1:07 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Ole Johnson Ave. The dog was gone on arrival. • Around 5 a.m., 13 bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 6:14 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle w...
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Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf lies on a metal table, its white legs and massive paws hanging over the edge. Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian, wears a white lab coat and purple gloves. Scalpel in hand, she positions herself at the wolf’s belly. Beckmen, who just finished a necropsy on an arctic fox that had been hit by a truck on the Dalton Highway, leans in on a wolf found dead on a trail east of Fairbanks. She checked her dat...
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Logic for new district-wide AD doesn't add up
To the Editor, This letter is in response to the story, “ KHS dropping activities position.” The logic used to justify the restructuring of the activities director position just doesn’t add up. The article would lead you to believe that an outside power dictates that all AD’s must have an administrative certificate. Despite my search of the Alaska Department of Educations online evaluation documents and contacting...
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