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Arts Council brings jazz quartet to Kodiak
Kodiak residents are in for a treat this Friday as the Kodiak Arts Council holds an event that combines jazz, wine and dessert. The Dan Mac Jazz Quartet will play at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Convention Center. The event is part of the Arts Council’s 2012-2013 performing arts series. The quartet includes pianist Dan McElrath, bassist Milo Matthews, guitarist Mike Doolin and drummer Cameron Cartland. McElrath has previo...
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Seniors prepare for final Fort Abercrombie race
Cole Christiansen’s fondest memory at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park came during a cross country race his freshman year. “The first time I got on varsity, outsprinting Brandon Gilbert,” said Christiansen, who finished 10th in that race. Four years later, Christiansen is making his final home appearance on the grueling 5-kilometer Abercrombie course Friday in a dual meet against Grace Christian. This time a...
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State Trooper Report: Sept. 13
Friday, Aug. 24 • A 60-year-old man from Carlton, Wash., was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to be present at his setnet site while he had gear deployed.
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Police chief asks city council to revise downtown parking plan
The Kodiak City Council has been asked to kick its parking plan into gear. On Tuesday night, Kodiak Police Chief T.C. Kamai recommended changes to the plan that governs parking in downtown Kodiak. As businesses have fled downtown, Kamai said, the parking plan hasn’t kept up. “When that changed, our parking plan didn’t change,” he said. Kamai recommended the council turn about three dozen short-term parking spaces ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 13
Sunday, Sept. 9 • At 9:19 p.m., a caller reported domestic violence on Shelikof Street. It was a verbal argument only. • At 9:57 p.m., an officer cited a man for no insurance on Mill Bay Road. • At 11:35 p.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle was swerving all over the road and changing speeds. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle. Monday, Sept. 10 • At 12:41 a.m., an officer advised a man to get registration ...
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Military students out-test others in Kodiak schools
Students in Kodiak’s military families are outperforming their civilian peers, according to a new report released by the Kodiak Island Borough School District. On Monday, the Kodiak Island Borough school board traveled to Old Harbor for a regularly scheduled work session. Due to a town-wide power outage, the meeting was conducted without electronic aids. The report covering military student performance is part of ...
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Kodiak Special Olympics wins two gold medals
Kodiak’s Special Olympics team captured a pair of gold medals at the Special Olympics Alaska Fall Tournament last Saturday and Sunday in Anchorage. Kathryn Moody teamed with partner Joyce Gregory to take first in the unified bocce doubles event, while Julia Wiley and partner Harry Steven also won gold in bocce. Kodiak snagged two silvers in the unified golf event with Aharon Dolph and partner Levi Seaton and Scott...
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KHS tennis gains experience at Homer
Kodiak High School’s tennis team spent last weekend in Homer for a community tennis tournament put on by the Homer Tennis Association. Kodiak took 12 players to the tournament, but all walked away winless, said Bears coach Steve Johnston. “We gained experience, and it was a good all-around trip,” Johnston said. “We managed to get to play. It did stop raining long enough for us to get in about four hours worth.” On...
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Buskin River silver salmon await the rain
For most of the past week, Kodiak has enjoyed sunny skies and warm weather. Fisheries biologist Donn Tracy is praying for rain. Tracy is the man in charge of sportfishing in Kodiak, and he’s got his eyes on the silver salmon run on the Buskin River, Kodiak’s most popular sportfishing site. Rather, he’s got his eyes on the lack of silver salmon. Through Monday, however, only 480 silver salmon have been counted at t...
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Health inspector accused of DUI accident in state car
The state health inspector in Kodiak has been arrested after allegedly wrecking a state-owned vehicle while driving drunk. Michael Gardner, 59, was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday to be formally arraigned on drunken driving charges. That arraignment was postponed to Sept. 28 after he posted bail. According to court documents, Gardner was found at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the scene of a two-car accident at the inte...
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