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Stevens introduces bill to expand marine transportation board
A new bill in the Alaska Senate could give Kodiak a greater say in the advisory board that directs the Alaska Marine Highway System. On Friday, Sen. Gary Stevens introduced Senate Bill 24, which would expand the Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory Board to 12 members; the new seat would represent Southcentral Alaska including Homer, Kodiak, Seldovia and Kodiak’s rural communities. “It wouldn’t necessarily be a K...
Jan 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Island Espresso broken into
A rash of business break-ins continued Sunday morning when an unidentified man smashed the rear window of Island Espresso on Mill Bay Road. Caught on surveillance cameras, the man turned himself into police less than eight hours later, after his picture was circulated on Facebook. “I did happen to see the post myself,” said Kodiak Police Chief T.C. Kamai. “It was a pretty good image, and we had a good feeling that...
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Charges pile up against man in restaurant theft
More charges have piled up against a man linked to the Noodles Restaurant burglary. Casey Brennick, 22, was arraigned on nine felony charges in front of Kodiak district court judge Steve Cole on Friday. Brennick faces one count of second-degree burglary, four counts of second-degree theft, two counts of first-degree vehicle theft, one count of third-degree criminal mischief and one count of tampering with physical...
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Shell helps fly food to Larsen Bay
Royal Dutch Shell PLC continued to aid Kodiak’s rural communities by helping deliver food from the Kodiak Island Food Bank to Larsen Bay last week. Larsen Bay received around 1,200 pounds of food from the food bank on Friday. This is the second time Shell has helped deliver to one of Kodiak’s villages. The food bank’s director, Alex von Tsurikov, asked Shell earlier this month to deliver to Old Harbor because he k...
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Police arrest man for restaurant theft
The Kodiak Police Department arrested a Kodiak man on Thursday who is accused of being connected to the Noodles Restaurant theft. Casey Brennick, 22, faces one felony theft charge for possession of stolen property. On Monday morning, Noodles Restaurant reported someone broke into the building and stole two TVs, alcohol and a set of golf clubs. Two motorcycles from a trailer behind the building were also reported m...
Jan 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak groups look for Pick Click Give donations
The annual Pick. Click. Give. campaign is open, and more than a dozen Kodiak nonprofits are participating. The campaign allows Alaskans to donate a portion of their Permanent Fund dividend to any participating nonprofit organization in Alaska. In 2012, Kodiak residents pledged more than $33,000 to local nonprofits in the campaign. Thirteen organizations in Kodiak signed up to participate in the campaign in 2013. T...
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Board of Realtors elect new board officers
The Kodiak Board of Realtors has elected a new board of directors for 2013. Darlene Williamson was elected president; Melanie Ladislao, president elect; Bob Brodie, treasurer; and Lisa Kostelecky, secretary. Kostelecky is the only person who hasn't served on the board of directors before. "Having anyone new is always good because they bring a different perspective on things," Williamson said. "I think there's a de...
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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...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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