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Man sentenced for stealing truck
A Kodiak man who stole a truck from an auto repair shop has been sentenced to almost a year in prison. According to court documents, Troy Childers, 37, will spend 360 days in jail. Childers will spend a portion of his prison sentence in an Anchorage halfway house. He has already served some of his time. The charges stem from an incident that took place Sept. 19 when Childers stole a 2001 Ford truck from C&F Auto R...
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Go Bears!
A Kodiak High School cheerleader leads a cheer during Saturday’s cheerleading camp at East Elementary. (James Brooks photo)
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Girls learn about science
The Girl Scouts of Alaska hosted the Kodiak Women of Science and Technology day on Saturday to excite young women about careers in science and technology. Girl Scouts of Alaska Kodiak member service specialist Roslyn Lack said the event was held to introduce girls to science fields. “This event is to raise awareness of STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics,” Lack said. “It’s so girls can s...
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Man accused of making fake ammonia leak report
A Kodiak man is accused of terroristic threatening after he allegedly reported a fake ammonia leak in St. Herman's Harbor last week. Kenneth Bowles, 34, was arraigned Jan. 22 in Kodiak district court on one count of second-degree terroristic threatening, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $50,000 fine. According to court documents, the incident occurred Jan. 21 when the Kodiak Police Dep...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys split against Kenai
Two different Kodiak boys basketball teams showed up at Kenai — one that lost 52-38 on Friday and one that won 68-26 on Saturday.  What explains the 56-point swing between the two Northern Lights Conference games? “It was just a whole different attitude,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “I think the kids were embarrassed about the loss and came out ready to play.” Kodiak led 35-7 at the half of Saturday’s game, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 29
Thursday, Jan. 24 • At 12:43 a.m. and 12:51 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 3:27 a.m., a woman reported a man had knocked on her window about 10 minutes earlier; she wanted it documented. • At 6:49 a.m., a man was arrested for driving without a valid license and without insurance. • At 9:09 a.m., a caller reported a drunken man passed out in the hall. The drunk left when an officer asked. •...
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Subsistence board defers Kodiak item
After intense opposition by subsistence fishermen across Kodiak, the state’s federal subsistence board has deferred a chance to change crab subsistence rules. The vote came last week during the annual meeting of the state’s federal subsistence board, which regulates subsistence hunting and fishing on federal land and water in Alaska. According to meeting records, the rule change would have brought federal subsiste...
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Births: Jan. 29
• Karl Sebastian Manansala was born at 4:18 a.m. Jan. 21, 2013, to Jonelle A. Bonifacio. He weighed 6 pounds, 3.4 ounces and measured 18.75 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines. His father works at a dental supply store in the Philippines and his mother works at Ocean Beauty. Also welcoming him to the family is Kyle Yohan B. Manansala. Proud grandparents are Catherine Manansala/Josephine fr...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter is for reloading
I suspect that more ammunition is reloaded in the depth of winter than at any other time of year. The weather generally stinks and most hunting seasons are closed. The quiet hours while trapped indoors are perfect for reloading. Your mind turns to past and future hunts, and naturally you begin making adjustments to your gear. While many hunters I know reload their ammunition, I’m always surprised many more don’t. ...
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Alumni update: Horn nearing 1,000 points
Alysa Horn is creeping closer to the 1,000-point club. After scoring 27 points in a pair of University of Alaska women’s basketball victories last week, the senior sits only 37 points away from 1,000 for her career. Horn has nine regular-season games left to become only the 11th Seawolf to score 1,000 points. In Thursday’s 63-54 Great Northwest Athletic Conference victory at Western Oregon, Horn scored 17 points a...
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