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Kodiak woman gets 46 months in prison for Trident embezzlement
The Kodiak woman who was the ringleader of a scheme that embezzled close to $500,000 from Trident Seafoods will spend nearly four years in prison. On Monday, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler announced that U.S. District Court judge Ralph Beistline sentenced Isairis Wolfe, 33, to 46 months in prison. She was also ordered to pay full restitution of $493,060 to Trident Seafoods. Wolfe pleaded guilty to four counts of wir...
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Marines work on Old Harbor airport
The Marines have landed in Old Harbor. On June 15, 45 US Marine Corps reservists arrived in Old Harbor on a mission to lengthen the town’s runway from 2,000 feet to 4,700 feet long. Part of the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program, the Marines train for remote construction jobs while Old Harborites benefit from a new runway. “We are very glad to be working here in Old Harbor and helping wi...
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Kodiak temperatures topped 70 degrees for seventh day this month
Kodiak’s warm spell continued Tuesday as temperatures topped 70 degrees for the seventh day this month. According to the National Weather Service measuring station at Kodiak State Airport, the temperature reached 70 degrees just before noon. That figure is well short of the record for the day — 82 degrees, in 1953 — but continues Kodiak’s abnormally warm and sunny weather. Temperatures 70 degrees or warmer were al...
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City council looks for ways to improve downtown
The Kodiak City Council is taking a hard look at implementing a new downtown revitalization program. During a regular work session Tuesday night, the council heard from Mayor Pat Branson, who proposed the creation of a committee to outline steps the city can take to reduce crime, brighten the downtown district and attract new businesses. "I want to have the downtown nice and safe and invite more retailers to be do...
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Lloyd Cleo Blondin
Lloyd Cleo Blondin, 80, of Yakima, died Friday, June 21, just short of his 81st birthday. He was born to the late Eugene (Red) and Grace Blondin, July 8, 1932, in Yakima, WA. Lloyd served in the United States Army from October 1952 to October 1954, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. Lloyd earned the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service ...
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Post 17 thumps Bartlett, finishes trip 5-1
Kodiak Post 17 ended its five-day road trip with a convincing 16-6 thumping of Bartlett in six innings Monday night in an American Legion A baseball game at Kosinski Fields in Anchorage. By going 5-1 on the swing through Anchorage, the Bears have catapulted to sole possession of third in the 10-team league with 23 points. Kodiak trails Wasilla, a team that swept Kodiak in four games, by only a point. South Anchora...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 26
Saturday, June 22 • At 4:11 a.m., an officer removed debris from the roadway. • At 4:39 a.m., a man was arrested for a warrant. • At 7:09 a.m., a man left a property when an officer asked him to. • At 8:42 a.m., a caller reported receiving harassing communications. It was a civil issue. Officers gave the caller advice. • At 8:58 a.m., a caller reported her neighbor’s vehicle had been egged. She wanted it logged fo...
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Supreme Court decision changes backstage planning for Alaska voting
On Tuesday, a divided US Supreme Court overturned a key component of the Voting Rights Act, a move that will effect Alaska voters as much as politicians on the far-off East Coast. You probably won’t see the changes when you go to vote, but for the people who help you vote, it’s a major shift. For the past three years, Kodiak’s Bob Brodie has been on the state’s redistricting board. Created after the 2010 census, t...
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Alaska Science Forum: Looking back in time at the world’s oceans: 
old satellite imagery provides new baseline data
A time capsule of satellite imagery of the earth will become available to scientists this month. On June 28, digital imagery from more than three decades ago will be released by the Alaska Satellite Facility at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, NASA’s processor and distributor for this type of data. The images reveal an unprecedented view of sea ice, waves, forests, glaciers and more. “It w...
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Business takes spray tans to your home
Summer Spray Kodiak Mobile Spray Tans is giving islanders’ skin a sunny glow even when the sun isn’t shining. Summer Wood, owner of Summer Spray Kodiak Mobile Spray Tans, is a fan of spray tanning because it is sunless, safe and healthy for skin. “Spray tanning is the easiest way to have color without having to sit in the sun for hours,” she said. Wood started getting spray tans in North Carolina around eight year...
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