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Public Safety Blotter: May 17
April 29 At 2:37 a.m., police cited a driver in the 700 block of Thorsheim Street for speeding and having no proof of insurance. At 3:22 a.m., police responded to a person sleeping in an ATM lobby in the 200 block of Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 4:02 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances in the 1200 block of Mill Bay Road. The driver was dropping off a person to retrieve their vehicle. ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: On days when downriggers don’t deliver
I’ll date myself and say that the ultimate mooch was Wimpy, the character on Popeye cartoons always on the hunt for a free meal. “I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” Are you so young you never heard of Wimpy from the staple cartoon series of the 1960s? I told you I was dated. Another form of mooching dates me. My saltwater salmon fishing dates back to the same era, a time when downriggers weren’t s...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 17
Eleanor LeeAnne Williamson was born at 6:47 a.m. on June 5, 2016, to Christopher Williamson and Emma Helligso. She weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19.5 inhces long. Her parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s father works at AIM Maintenance. Also welcoming her to the family is Rachel, Ashlee, Pace, Nathan and Kai. Grandparents are Gary and Lani Williamson from Oregon and Kent and Colleen H...
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Strip boat owner: Prosecuter, city, USCG align against civil rights
To the editor: Last week, I went on KVOK “Hotline” and explained to the public why I requested a new attorney for my “Poop Crime Against Humanity” conviction. I explained that I had recently released court transcripts of perjured testimony by Coast Guard agents and photographic evidence to support my claims of perjury. I also released information that I had filed a FBI complaint as well as an Office of the Inspect...
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Playbook: May 17
Thursday, May 19 Boys soccer: Kodiak vs Wasilla at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai, 1 p.m. Softball: Kodiak at Wasilla. Varsity, 5:50 p.m.; junior varsity, 7:15 p.m. Friday, May 20 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Baranof Field. Soccer: Kodiak boys at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai. Softball: Kodiak at Palmer. Varsity, 5:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 7:15 p.m. Track: Kodiak at...
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Denton “Denny” P. Andrews
Denton “Denny” P. Andrews, 74, passed away April 29, 2016, at his home in Clarkston, Washington. He was born March 15, 1942, in Boise, Idaho, to Denver and Oleta Clark Andrews. He came to Kodiak with his mother and sister Lois on Alaska Steam in 1947. His parents came to Kodiak to help construct the Naval station. He attended school in Kodiak and graduated from Kodiak High School in 1960. Denny loved Alaska and he...
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Borough vetting land for fall sale
Two years after its last land sale, the Kodiak Island Borough is considering selling several parcels of land, and the assembly is set to choose which ones at its Thursday meeting. The resolution to recommend “the disposal of certain borough lands as surplus to the public’s need and authorizing staff action to make the recommended parcels ready to be sold at a future land sale” identifies two parcels of 0.11 acres ...
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Planners ask about range of uses for Near Island development
The city of Kodiak and DOWL consulting firm will seek public input on the Near Island development plan Tuesday. According to deputy city manager Mike Tvenge, DOWL planner Michelle Ritter will present three design prospect maps, each color-coded to indicate the proposed land use. Much of the land on Near Island remains undeveloped, but its prime, waterfront location gives it “a lot of potential,” Tvenge said. This ...
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City creates marijuana committee
The Kodiak City Council approved a first reading of an ordinance opting out of allowing marijuana establishments within city limits for six months at a Thursday regular meeting. The council also approved a resolution creating a Marijuana Advisory Special Committee and appointed council members Laura Arboleda and Randy Bishop to the two council seats, Janeise Stevens and Jonathon Strong to the city business owner s...
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Kodiak track tames the Mustangs
Kodiak’s Michael Parnell shouldn’t be surprised if he is assigned dish duty when he arrives to his Boise State University apartment in the fall. His future roommate, Chugiak’s Ty Jordan, outlasted him in an epic 1,600-meter run during Friday’s Kodiak Invitational at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Jordan blazed to victory in 4 minutes, 19.68 seconds, a meet record and the state’s top time this season, while Parnell kno...
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