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Public Safety Blotter: June 25
Thursday, June 20 • At 2:05 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:10 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Chichenof Street. • At 2:34 a.m., 2:37 a.m., 2:39 a.m. and 2:41 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 6:32 a.m., a woman received a citation for studded tires and no proof of insurance. • At 7:02 a.m., a woman received a citation for studded tires. • At 7:08 a.m., a c...
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Around Kodiak: June 25
Join the Alutiiq Museum board and staff for a farewell potluck from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today in honor of Sven Haakanson Jr. Bring a dish to share and add to a send-off scrapbook — photos, artwork, memories and good wishes are welcomed. The Kodiak City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. for a regular work session in the borough building on Mill Bay Road. The public is invited to attend.
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Split leaves Post 17 tied for third
Two outs from moving into second place in the American Legion A division, Kodiak Post 17 coughed up three runs to hand Chugiak a 5-4 victory Sunday in Chugiak. Kodiak overcame a pair of deficits in the opener of the doubleheader to win 11-10. The split leaves Kodiak and Chugiak tied for third in the 10-team league with 19 points. The Bears, after beginning 0-4, are 4-3 in league play, 4-5 overall. Sam Bennett twir...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting a jump on pinks
I was cautiously steering our boat past a kelp bed, watching for the long brown streamers to loom suddenly beneath the surface as we trolled for king salmon. It’s a bit like playing bumper cars with your boat as you maneuver close enough to attract a king while staying out just far enough to avoid tangles. I was looking ahead when I in the corner of my eye I saw the inboard rod dip lightly once, then twice, and ye...
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Births: June 25
• Annalise Franceslie Will was born at 8:54 a.m. June 15, 2013 to Anthony James and Francisca Natividad Will. She weighed 6 pounds, 6.8 ounces and measured 18.25 inches long. Her mother works at Kodiak Island Ambulatory Care Clinic Inc., and her father works for Alaska State Troopers. Proud grandparents are Sandra Castellon from Nicaragua, Manuel Castellon from El Salvador, Oscar Vasquez from El Salvador, James an...
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Duncan Fields reappointed to NPFMC
Kodiak resident and longtime fisherman Duncan Fields has been reappointed to fill a three-year term on the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council. On Thursday, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that 20 new and returning members had been appointed to eight regional fishery management councils in the U.S. The councils partner with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to manage ocean fish stoc...
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Frankenfish labeling amendment passes Senate committee
A close vote in the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday means the federal government is one step closer to requiring the labeling of genetically modified salmon. An amendment to the federal farm bill, introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, passed in a 15-14 vote. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, also co-sponsored and voted in support of the amendment. “Quite honestly we’re messing with Mother Nature ...
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Alaska's unemployment rate reaches lowest since 2007
Alaska’s unemployment rate has dipped to the lowest level since spring 2007, according to new statistics from the state department of labor and workforce development. According to statistics released Thursday, Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate reached 5.9 percent in May. That figure is preliminary, the department cautioned, and may be revised before the end of the year. The nationwide unemployment rat...
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Alutiiq Museum looks for art
The Alutiiq Museum is seeking contemporary artwork to add to its permanent collection. Thanks to a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation’s Art Acquisition program, the museum will be able to purchase pieces that reflect the culture, history and environment of the Alutiiq people. The Art Acquisition Fund, which began in 2003, gives Alaska museums the opportunity to purchase current work from Alaskan artists. Each muse...
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Daniel Stephen O’Neill
Daniel Stephen O’Neill, 48 passed away June 6, 2013 in Anchorage due to a work-related injury. He was transported to Alaska Native Medical Center and died that afternoon. Dan was born May 3, 1965 in Kodiak, where he was raised and graduated from high school in 1984. Dan also lived in Oklahoma, Oregon and finally settled in Anchorage in 1991. His daughter, Madison Rae O’Neill was born to Shannon O’Neill on July 29,...
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