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16-year-old wins third big buck title
Stephanie Blondin defended her title and took home her third win in this year’s Eric Lochman Big Buck Contest. “I like that a lot of guys don’t think a girl can win,” Blondin said. The 16-year-old took first place for her buck in 2006 and again in 2012. Blondin grew up hunting in Larsen Bay with her family. Living in a village gives her plenty of time to practice, and plenty of time to develop secret hunting spots...
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City opens bids for sewer project
Bidding has opened for the city’s Aleutian Homes water and sewer project, estimated to cost between $1.5 and $2 million. In an announcement in the Kodiak Daily Mirror, the city of Kodiak announced that bids will be accepted from contractors until 2 p.m. Feb. 14. The project is part of an ongoing larger project to gradually upgrade the utilities in the Aleutian Homes subdivision; it is broken into phases for cost r...
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Police offer reward for information about stolen items
Kodiak Crime Stoppers, Inc. is offering up to a $1,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who stole two TVs and two motorcycles from Noodles Restaurant. According to a press release, the items were stolen early Monday morning when a burglar broke into the Midtown restaurant. The two TVs were described as 46-inch Vizio flat screen televisions. A set of golf clubs held in a Mizuno bag...
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Woman accused of using stolen credit card
A Kodiak woman is accused of stealing and using another woman’s credit card to buy more than $100 of items from Walmart. Tamara Kopy, 29, was arraigned in Kodiak superior court on Monday for one count of fraudulent use of a stolen device, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail. According to court documents, Kopy found the debit card at a nail salon. She used the card on Nov. 18 for two transaction...
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KPD warns people to lock doors as thefts increase
A string of thefts and burglaries in Kodiak has prompted the Kodiak Police Department to remind people to lock their doors. “People need to be diligent to make sure they’re locking their cars, homes and businesses, and not leaving things with value out,” Kodiak Police Chief T.C. Kamai said. The Kodiak Police Department is investigating a series of thefts from vehicles parked on Rezanof Drive. Three firearms were r...
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KEA seeks board nominations
Nomination packets for the Kodiak Electric Association board of directors are available for pickup. Three of the seats on the nine-member board are up for election. Each seat is for a three-year term. Eligible candidates must be a member of KEA. This year, the seats held by directors Linda Freed, Gordon Gould, and Jay Johnston are up for election. Completed packets must be received by 5 p.m. March 13 at the KEA of...
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Kodiak man faces drug charges
A Kodiak man is facing a felony drug charge for his alleged involvement with a drug trafficking operation. Jeffrey Miranda, 28, was arraigned in Kodiak superior court on Jan. 9 on one count of second-degree drugs misconduct, a class A felony. According to court documents, Miranda is accused of drugs misconduct for possession of oxycodone. Miranda was indicted in connection with Sabino Abrego, 28, who faces a slew ...
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School district wary of plan to allow teachers to carry guns
As the Alaska Legislature begins its session today, one of the items on its agenda is House Bill 55, a measure introduced by Rep. Bob Lynn (R-Anchorage) that would allow teachers to carry concealed weapons into schools “for defensive use.” In Kodiak, school district officials said they’re wary of the proposal. “It’s a tough one; I have mixed feelings,” said school board president Melissa Borton. “My gut feeling is...
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Fisheries group approves letter to NPFMC
The Kodiak city and borough fisheries work group has approved the final draft of a letter addressing the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council’s plan to create a catch share program to limit bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska. Over the last couple of months, the fisheries group has been drafting a letter asking the North Pacific council to explore a range of options for a catch share program. Half a dozen communit...
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Shell helps deliver 1,300 pounds of food to Old Harbor
Royal Dutch Shell PLC helped deliver more than 1,000 pounds of food from the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank to Old Harbor last week. Alex von Tsurikov, director of the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank, loaded a vehicle with 1,344 pounds of food and drove it to Island Air Service, which flew the food to Old Harbor Thursday morning. "It was a natural fit and the right thing to do," Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Sm...
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