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Achievers: Dec. 27
Kodiak High School graduate Amanda Rhodes has been named to the honor roll at Oregon State University after averaging straight As in the fall term. Rhodes is a senior majoring in nutrition.
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Coast Guard suspends search of overboard man
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man lost overboard about 300 miles south of Kodiak city on Christmas night. According to the Coast Guard District 17 Command Center in Juneau, the bulk carrier Aqua Splendor sent a distress call reporting a crewman had been washed overboard. A NOAA weather buoy nearby recorded 10-foot seas and wind gusts of 20 mph at the time. The ship dropped flotation devices to the...
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Man briefly escapes from police on Christmas Day
A Kodiak man overflowing with holiday cheer bolted from an ambulance at Kodiak Providence Island Medical Center on Christmas night, leading police on a brief foot chase. About 8 p.m. Christmas Day, 911 received an emergency call from a woman requesting an ambulance for her highly intoxicated husband. During the call, dispatchers heard a disturbance in the background and asked for troopers to respond as well. “We w...
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 27
• Chris Jhonrell V. Abad was born at 8:57 p.m. Dec. 15, 2012, to Roger and Jhonalyn Abad. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.8 ounces and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines. His father and mother work at Westward Seafoods Inc. Also welcoming him to the family are Jhondel and Mary Rose. Proud grandparents are Joseph K. and Dawn D. Jones from North Carolina and Conchetta Bonnet and Frank D....
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 27
Thursday, Dec. 20 • At 2:46 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on West Marine Way. • At 2:57 a.m., garbage was disposed of on West Rezanof Drive. • At 7:55 a.m., another agency reported a vehicle was rear-ended on Mill Bay Road. A man was cited for no proof of insurance and failure to exercise due care. • At 8:14 a.m., a mail/fax reported a vehicle passing a school bus when the red lights were flashing on Maple A...
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Two KHS sophomores to attend presidential inauguration
Two Kodiak High School sophomores are traveling to Washington, D.C. for a piece of history as President Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term. Mandi Cox and Brenda Caftonguay, both 15, will be attending the inauguration as part of the High School Presidential Inaugural Conference, a four-day event hosted by education company Envision EMI. The Kodiak students’ trip is an educational one, full of classes and ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 27
Tuesday, Dec. 18 • At 9:02 a.m., troopers were notified of a single-vehicle collision near Mile 15.25 West Rezanof Drive. Troopers responded and determined that a 42-year-old male resident of Kodiak was inbound on West Rezanof Drive when he lost control of his 2010 Ford pickup. The truck collided with a guardrail and then a ditch on the opposite side of the road. The driver was wearing his seat and reported no inj...
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Death Notice: Katharine Duvall Madsen
Katharine Duvall Madsen passed away Friday, Dec. 14 at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church, 421 Thorsheim Street, at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. A graveside service and repast will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the food bank or a charity of your choice.
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Stage and Screen: 'Glacial Change' doesn’t mean slow anymore
“Glacial Change” Doesn’t Mean Slow Anymore James Balog is a master’s degree level environmental scientist. He is also a world-class photographer. In an effort to make sense of what appears to be a global climate shift, Balog decided to photographically chronicle changes in glacier size and composition. Balog’s logic was classically simple. If a picture is worth a thousand words, long-term, time-lapse photos would ...
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Eggemeyer aims to finish college career with title
Jimmy Eggemeyer’s final wrestling season at Southern Oregon University is off to a promising start. Seven weeks into his senior season, Eggemeyer is the NAIA’s top-ranked 149-pounder in the latest Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released Dec. 19. Eggemeyer is one of only four wrestlers to be No. 1 in all three rankings this season. The former Kodiak High School standout said he does not get too wrapped up in the rankings. “...
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