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Local Results: March 10
Saturday, March 7 3.3 miles 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 06 seconds; 2. Micahel Parnell, 19:27; 3. Brenden Thompson, 20:50; 4. Richie McKinney, 20:51; 5. Rafael Bitanga, 20:57; 6. Gabe Nummer, 21:07; 7. Dale Nelson, 22:01; 8. Youji Seto, 22:33; 9. Corey Thompson, 22:34; 10. Jennifer Foster, 22:56; 11. Keith Bruce, 23:08; 12. Zoe Bigley, 23:26; 13. Charles Russell, 23:52; 14. Alyssa Hopkins, 23:54; 15. Michael Bach,...
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Bartleson earns hoops accolades
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ Wade Bartleson picked up a pair of Peninsula Conference basketball accolades. The senior from Port Lions was named to the conference’s second team, which was announced at the conference championships Friday at Lumen Christi High School. He was also named to the tournament’s second team. Cook Inlet Academy’s Timmy Smithwick was voted the conference’s most valuable player, while Seldov...
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Coast Guard monitors sheen from grounded vessel
The Coast Guard is keeping an eye on a light diesel sheen from the fishing vessel Savannah Ray, which went aground off Long Island three weeks ago. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reported the sheen, according to a release from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard personnel, who flew over the area in a Jayhawk MH-60 helicopter on Thursday, estimated the sheen at approximately 300 to 500 feet. The sheen...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 9
Feb. 9 At 12:57 a.m., police responded to a hit and run on Shelikof Street. It’s under investigation. At 7:25 a.m., a caller reported a moving vehicle accident with property damage on Rezanof Drive West. It’s under investigation. At 10:14 a.m., a caller complained about parking on Cope Street. The owner moved the vehicle when police asked. At 11:29 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Hemlock Street. Po...
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Assembly votes down mayoral appointment to P&Z
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted two to two opposing the mayoral appointment of Greg Spalinger to the Planning and Zoning Commission. Four assembly members attended the meeting, and the appointee needed a majority of all the assembly members, at least four, to vote yes in order to advance. Rebecca Skinner and Frank Peterson affirmed the appointment while Chris Lynch and Aaron Griffin opposed it. Mayor Jerr...
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P&Z abuses continue
To the Editor, Last summer I got my lesson in the abusive Planning and Zoning process and I’ve been paying close attention to our government ever since. I was involved in the recent public resistance to the draft codes, and I’ve started attending borough, city, and P&Z meetings and work sessions. The Assembly and P&Z commission is holding a joint work session to discuss the Code update this Thursday, March 12, and...
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FISH FACTOR: Fish and Game could faces state fund cuts
A nearly $12 million cut in state funds is on tap for the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game if state policy makers have their way. That was one early outcome of legislative House finance subcommittee meetings last week, as they wrapped up the first step in a budget process that will see cuts in agencies and programs almost across the board. According to Juneau Resources Weekly, the ADF&G budget reductions cut across a...
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Coast Guard Kodiak chopper evacuates ailing mariner from Turkish-flagged ship
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew evacuated an ailing mariner off a Turkish-flagged freight ship about 230 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor on Saturday morning. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 46-year-old man off the 600-foot freight ship 26 Agustos and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Dutch Harbor, the Coast Guard said in a news release. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Comm...
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Two Kodiak youths arrested on drug-related charges
Two Kodiak youths have been arrested after a traffic stop on Thursday led to discovery of a cache of illegal drugs in the car and a residential raid on Friday revealed a stolen handgun and a hallucinogenic mushroom growing operation, according to an Alaska State Trooper report. Dakota Benton, 18, and a 17-year-old face multiple counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance and minor in possession of alcoho...
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GARDEN GATE: Easter Egg colors to dye for
Natural egg dyes are easy to make using berries, vegetables, and spices. And since Easter is right around the corner, now is a good time to gather up supplies. Many common foods and spices make excellent dyes, and you can create just about any color you want, from pastels to rich hues. The results will vary from batch to batch, which makes it interesting. In some cases you can have your dye and eat it, too. For ex...
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