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Underwear thief gets 90 days in jail
Judge says he hopes the penalty will ‘scare the bejesus’ out of Cornelio
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Public Safety Blotter: July 2
June 10 Around 1:36 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:05 a.m., police conducted a security check on Chichenof Street. At 2:09 a.m., police conducted a security check on Simeonoff Street. At 9:41 a.m., police responded to an abandoned vehicle. It was previously red-tagged and had moved. At 9:54 a.m., police arrested a woman on West Marine Way for a warrant. Around 11:47 a.m., police conducted two...
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Post 17 ends trip with tough loss to Juneau
A week jammed full of games in Anchorage for Kodiak Post 17 ended with a tough 7-5 American Legion baseball loss to league-leading Juneau Tuesday at Bartlett High School. The Bears finished the six-game, five-day trip with a 3-3 record, and now stand at 7-3 in league play (8-5 overall). With eight league games left, Kodiak sits in third with 31 points — a team earns four points for a win, two for a tie and one for...
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'The Wolfpack': Seven normal children in spite of a bizarre upbringing
Stage and Screen By: Bernie Karshmer Our 24-hour news cycle has exposed us to more "news" than many of us are equipped to process. This situation is complicated by a frequency and repetition of stories that we would not have known about not previously. This deluge of time-killing stories also features reports that have not been vetted carefully, or at all. In 21st-century America we get it all — whether accurate o...
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Kodiak historian to deliver speech in Jinan, China
Kodiak historian Dawn Lea Black said she will be leaving for Jinan, China next month to deliver a speech at an international conference that encourages research in all aspects of women’s history. Black, 68, co-edited “Natalia Shelikhova,” a book about the pioneering 19th-century Russian-American businesswoman who founded the Russian-American Company. The Shelikhovs played an important role in the Russian settlemen...
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Kodiak resident writes novel about murder over island
A Kodiak resident decided to throw book mysteries into the wilds, so to speak, receiving rave reviews about a murder that supposedly took place over the wilderness of the Emerald Isle. Robin Barefield has written “Murder Over Kodiak,” a novel that opens on a beautiful, June afternoon with the main character, research biologist Dr. Jane Marcus, standing on the floatplane dock at Trident Basin, waiting for her young...
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Washington state medicine student lives, works and learns in Kodiak
Like most people visiting Kodiak for the first time, Ryan Bosler’s thoughts Tuesday drifted on seeing a big bear. He had his sights set on the largest subspecies of brown bear. But Bosler, 26, is not a hunter. Before leaving Kodiak, he’d like to see the famed Kodiak bear only to shoot photos that he can show to friends back home. Bosler is a University of Washington medical student living, working and learning in ...
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School Board approves $46.9 million budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education approved its $46.9 million budget at a special meeting on Monday. Much of the district’s budget comes from the State of Alaska, through a calculation called the foundation formula, which includes the base student allocation of $5,880, the amount the district receives per student. The district also received $10.9 million from the borough, the same as the ...
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Bow and arrow hits mark as family sport
This summer, the archery bug has definitely hit our house. (And shed. In more ways than one!)  In front of our red shed rests an archery target — a big foam square with large pink dots painted on it. Around the foam target are six hay barrels to help absorb the stray arrows. Around those barrels are a few pieces of plywood. And yet we still have many hits into the shed from stray arrows, but we really don’t mind t...
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TROOPER REPORT
On June 13, Phillip "Joe" Rosenkranz, 30, was issued 6 citations for not meeting the residency requirement on CFEC permit applications for the years 2010 through 2015. On June 20, Kodiak AWT contacted Justin Long, 26, of Bloomington, Minn., in a skiff in Uganik Bay. Long did not have a Type 4 throwable PFD aboard the skiff. Long was issued a citation for No Type 4 PFD. Bail was set at $110. On June 21, at approxim...
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