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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 14
July 18 • At 1:13 a.m., the Akhiok Village Public Safety Officer responded to a disturbance in the village. A man was arrested for disorderly conduct and the woman was arrested for assault in the fourth degree involving domestic violence. Both were brought to the Kodiak City Jail. July 24 • At 6:01 p.m., State Troopers contacted a woman about a civil issue and found that she had been drinking. She was arrested for...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 14
July 20 • Around 1:18 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 4:05 a.m., police arrested a man for criminal mischief in the third degree. • At 5:26 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated man sleeping in an alley on Marine Way. He left when police asked. • At 8:57 a.m., a caller on Selief Lane reported that a neighbor was leaving their garbage out and bears were scattering it everywhere. Officers spok...
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Color run returns to the Emerald Isle
The inaugural Splash of Color 5K was so popular last year that Angela Graham had no choice but to bring it back this year. “We were asked to make sure we were doing it again,” said Graham, one of the organizers of the event. The second edition of the Splash of Color 5K is 2 p.m. Saturday. The run starts at the Women’s Bay Fire Department. Last year’s event exceeded expectations. Graham went in hoping to raise $2,0...
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Alaska Science Forum: Late summer arrives in the boreal forest
It's early August, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. The last time I wrote about hiking through the North Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, summer was a puppy crashing into your shin. Now it has a white muzzle. I note this maturity while moving through a nice chunk of boreal forest in the mile between my workplace and my home. For a lot of reasons, I'm lucky to be able to commu...
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State House candidates debate the issues
On Tuesday night, the District 32 candidates for a seat in the Alaska State House of Representatives talked fisheries, ballot measure 1 and education in a forum sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and KMXT. All four candidates appeared at the forum: Democrat Jerry McCune and Republicans Louise Stutes, Carol Austerman and Richard Walker. Although the candidates didn’t take too many jabs at each other during the co...
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Fifth candidate files for assembly seat, no candidates yet for council
Local business owner Dan Rohrer has filed to run for a seat on the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. He joins Brenda Schwantes and Larry LeDoux and incumbents Dave Kaplan and Tuck Bonney in the race for three seats. Incumbent Jeffrey Stewart is the only candidate so far to file for two seats on the school board. No candidates have filed for 10 seats on local fire protection and service area boards. No candidates hav...
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Tusty sidelined with mechanical issues
The ferry Tustumena will not be arriving in Kodiak today, according to an Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities release. The release said the Tustumena is sidelined with mechanical issues, which will keep the ferry from sailing from Homer to Kodiak today. Tuesday’s sailing between Homer and Seldovia were also cancelled. The vessel is expected to resume the previously posted schedule on Thursday...
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Death Notice: Victor Buchanan
Victor Buchanan passed away on Aug. 8, 2014. Services are pending.
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Letter to the Editor: Stutes is the person for District 32
Letter to the Editor, Here are a few of the reasons why I support Louise Stutes to represent our community in Juneau. 1. I went to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meetings when the "Roll Cart" issue was being discussed. Ms. Stutes kept bringing up the issue of the bears and how the roll carts were not "bear proof". She expressed her concerns over the cost of the new garbage pick up plan and making the burden fa...
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Letter to the Editor: Austerman retreating from decorum ordinance
Editor: It has come to my attention that Carol Austerman is now retreating from the decorum ordinance and is saying that everyone “misinterpreted” what the assembly was trying to do and, golly gee, this was just about protecting staff. While investigating this issue, I listened to the audio of every single borough meeting – regular meetings and work sessions – from May 1 to July 31. Not only did I not hear any att...
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