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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 29
Monday, Nov. 25 • At 8:46 a.m., a caller reported a very large bear had been in a parking lot on the 3000 block of East Rezanof Drive on and off for a few days. Officers notified the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Alaska State Troopers. • At 9:17 a.m., a caller turned in drug paraphernalia and officers disposed of it. • At 9:57 a.m., a caller requested a man be given a trespass warning from a Mill Bay Road...
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USTravel closes Kodiak office
The USTravel office in Kodiak will close at the end of the month, but that doesn’t mean that travel help is flying away. The announcement came Tuesday, but USTravel marketing manager Elizabeth Nerland said Kodiak residents and businesses will still be able to receive help with travel plans from a network of agents. “We are still in the community and still providing the same quality services,” she said. USTravel ha...
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Tapestery: Doris Bacus is still the pillar of Mission Road neighborhood
The neighborhood on Mission Road has gone through some big changes since kids eagerly lined up to taste Doris Bacus’ chocolate chip cookies, cinnamon rolls and pies. “I could bake two batches of cookies and they’d be gone in about 20 minutes,” Doris remembered. Now she doesn’t have anyone to bake for. In those post-World War II days, just about every mom unofficially “adopted” the kids on the block. No lines were ...
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Local Results: Nov. 29
City League Basketball Monday, Nov. 25 ISA 90, Air Station 52 Nick Billings 35, Adam Kilborn 30, Trent Hartill 10, Jaron Steele 5, Tim Fellows 5, Andrew Gregory 3 and Pete Danelski 2 points for ISA. Sean Donohue 12, Bob Hornick 12, Jason Gordon 7, Mark Lyons 7, Jacob Dillon 7, John Anderson 4 and Charles Fowler 3 points for Air Station. Petro Marine 100, Nets Systems 75 Randy Delacruz 31, Godfrey Agmata 28, Yung K...
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“Out of the Furnace” – Not for the Faint of Heart
Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works in a steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He is an honest, hardworking man with a dying father, a devoted uncle (Red – Sam Shepard,) a beautiful girlfriend (Lena - Zoe Saldana) and a disaffected younger brother (Rodney, Jr. - Casey Affleck,) Rodney has done several tours of active military duty in the Middle East. He has become angry and has lost direction in his life. His brot...
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“Out of the Furnace” – Not for the Faint of Heart
Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works in a steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He is an honest, hardworking man with a dying father, a devoted uncle (Red – Sam Shepard,) a beautiful girlfriend (Lena - Zoe Saldana) and a disaffected younger brother (Rodney, Jr. - Casey Affleck,) Rodney has done several tours of active military duty in the Middle East. He has become angry and has lost direction in his life. His brot...
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Kodiak has space at the table for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to enjoy a meal with friends and family, but not everyone can make it home for the holidays. Fortunately, Kodiak has plenty of options for those seeking a bit of Thanksgiving cheer. At 3 p.m., the American Legion opens its annual community feast. The free event is open to everyone, said manager Helen Hartman. “It’s for the whole community,” she said. Legion members contributed ...
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From Soup to Nuts: Utilizing holiday leftovers
In certain countries, the day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day. In times past, Boxing Day was observed to be a day when servants and tradespeople received gifts from their employers. Much like Black Friday in the United States, Boxing Day is observed by massive shopping sprees and returned items to take advantage of post-holiday sales. Boxing Day and Black Friday are both observed in our homes, yet they are ...
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Borough holds surplus sale
The Kodiak Island Borough has some offerings for Christmas shoppers. The borough is holding a surplus auction through 5 p.m. Dec. 6, and members of the public are invited to complete an online bid form at www.kodiakak.us/index.aspx?NID=499. Available items include office furniture, computers and printers. Bids are taken through a “blind” auction process in which participants submit bids without knowledge of other ...
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Man accused of stealing kayaks
A 20-year-old Kodiak man faces a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing two kayaks valued at $720 from a Mission Road yard. Gerardo Rodas faces one count of second-degree theft, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $50,000 fine. He was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Friday. According to court documents, on Aug. 31 a Kodiak man reported two small red kayaks, worth $360 each, ha...
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