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Public Safety Blotter: June 12
May 27, 2014 • Around 1:07 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 8:44 a.m., police responded to a parking violation on West Marine Way. The owner will move the vehicle. • At 8:48 a.m., police red-tagged an illegally parked vehicle on West Rezanof Drive. • At 9:16 a.m., police served arrest warrants to two inmates at the Kodiak jail. • At 10:26 a.m., police received a call reporting reckless drivin...
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Salmon catch increased for Buskin and Ayakulik rivers
Sport fishers can now catch and keep five salmon from the Buskin River, and 10 from the Ayakulik River. For the Buskin, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game increased the daily fish limits of 20-inch or longer sockeye salmon caught to five fish per day, with five allowed in possession, beginning today, June 12, at 12:01 a.m. Catches of sockeye salmon less than 20 inches remain at the current limit of 10 fish per...
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City session hears PANDA and parks on snack shack
Representatives from a local advocacy group came en masse to the Kodiak City Council on Tuesday to voice support for a resolution against a federal act they say infringes upon public liberty. Nearly 20 visitors supporting a fledgling local chapter of People Against the National Defense Authorization Act – popularly known as PANDA -- came to a council work session for public comments to promote a resolution they se...
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Soil and water organization offers poster contest
The Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District invited elementary and high school students to design posters about earth. That’s ground earth, not Planet Earth. Posters should be on the theme of Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil. The poster can be created with colored pencils, paint, stickers, charcoal, paper or any other medium so long as it is two-dimensional. Entries must be between 8.5-by-11 inches and 20-by-...
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Special Olympics athletes medal in Anchorage
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak’s Special Olympics athletes displayed their strength at the state summer games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The island’s five-person powerlifting team combined to win 12 gold medals at the games that bring athletes together from all over the state. Amy Canavan, Christopher Kavanaugh and Brittany Tregarthen all captured gold medals in bench press, squat, dead lift and combination — ...
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Old-growth spruce destroyed at research site
This spring, John Yarie learned of the death of the oldest living things he knew. Since 1988, the silviculture professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks had measured and fertilized a stand of giant spruce trees on a hillside south of Fairbanks. A few weeks ago, forest technicians visited the site and found that one dozen trees had been cut down, possibly by "wood poachers." "I'm just really disappointed some...
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Base Kodiak command handed to Jeffrey Westling
During the Coast guard change of command ceremony on Tuesday, Captain Jeffrey C. Westling promised a “nimble” operation as he took the helm of Coast Guard Base Kodiak. Westling expressed amazement with the Coast Guard in all of Alaska for what he called its “proficiency with which you accomplish your mission, your professionalism while serving our shipmates, operational partners, families and community, and your p...
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Alfredo Polanco
Alfredo Polanco January 1, 1955 - May 21, 2014 Alfredo was a great friend to many since arriving to Kodiak from Los Angeles, California. Born in Santa Ana, El Salvador, he was always ready and willing to lend a hand to friends in need. He worked in various canneries throughout the years. He was a great support to his family in El Salvador. His children were the loves of his life to whom he was dedicated. He was a ...
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Public safety blotter: June 11
May 26, 2014 • At 12:10 a.m., police received a 911 call reporting a bear and a gun shot on Woody Way Loop. A neighbor said another neighbor had shot the bear. Police are investigating. • At 2:05 a.m., police arrested a man on a warrant on East Rezanof Drive. • At 2:42 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 3:11 a.m., police conducted a security check on East Rezanof Drive. • At 12:11 p.m., police recei...
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Students improvise in creative hilarity
“Theatre really helps kids find the confidence within themselves,” said instructor Michelle Griffin at the beginning of the performance, “An Afternoon of Improv.” That confidence was on display as 12 Kodiak students took part in the performance as the culmination of the weeklong Sum’Arts class by the Kodiak Arts Council. The students were divided into two teams, the Rainbow Turtles and the Flaming Bald Watermelons...
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