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KHS softball hosts Kenai, Skyview
With rain coming down and fog surrounding Kodiak Wednesday, Sam Catt gave his softball team the day off from practice. He figured the players could use the rest in preparation for this weekend’s slate of Northern Lights Conference games against Kenai and Skyview. The Bears host both Peninsula squads in doubleheaders Friday and Saturday. Friday starts with a 2 p.m. game against Skyview and ends with a 6 p.m. outing...
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Kodiak disaster prep team mulls more practice
Kodiak emergency management officials discussed arranging more natural disaster response practice sessions to improve Kodiak’s chances of pulling through such an event. At the quarterly meeting of the Local Emergency Preparedness Committee on May 6, members suggested that Kodiak needed more than quarterly training practice sessions to stay on top of its game. The council maintained that full-scale disaster simulat...
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Old Harbor man charged with gun-pull, domestic violence
On Monday, a village public safety officer and Alaska State Troopers charged an Old Harbor man with a domestic violence assault with a weapon. The Old Harbor village public safety officer reported that he received a call that Peter Larionoff, a 53-year-old male resident of Old Harbor, had pointed a weapon at the caller and her 60-year-old grandmother. The VPSO also said the suspect was possibly intoxicated and was...
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City returns from “short, intense” D.C. jaunt
Following a similar trip by borough counterparts earlier last month, representatives from the Kodiak city government lobbied on behalf of local interests in Washington, D.C., April 28-29. The delegation consisted of Mayor Pat Branson, City Council Member John Whiddon and City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski. “It was a very short, intense trip,” she said. Kniaziowski found the atmosphere in the capital still suffering fr...
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Alutiiq Museum to weave past through present in new exhibit
An exhibit opening this weekend at the Alutiiq Museum unites hundreds of years of tradition with the work of five contemporary artists. “Inartalicirpet: Our Weaving Ways” kicks off with a special reception for museum members 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Anyone can become a member at the event. Another public opening is set for noon-3 p.m. on Sunday. “They can see the weavers demonstrate their work,” museum director Alisha D...
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“Exhibition” pictured at the Little School
The Little School of Dance’s spring concert offers moving art with “Pictures at an Exhibition” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. A family goes to a museum for a nice outing, then meets with a surprise. “A magical janitor sweeps them into different pictures,” Little School director Molly Brodie said. The series of scenes that follow highlight the talents of 180 dancers age 3 years an...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 8
Tuesday, May 6 At 10:05 a.m., troopers were notified by the Coast Guard military police of a civilian causing a disturbance on base housing. Troopers responded and further investigation revealed a 42-year-old female resident of Kodiak had assaulted a 41 year-old resident of Kodiak. She was placed under arrest for domestic violence assault and transported to the Kodiak jail where she was held without bail pending a...
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Truck pull to benifit Special Olympics
Do you think you have what it takes to pull a fire truck? You can find out Saturday. The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alaska is organizing a “Pullin’ for Pledges” event Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Safeway parking lot. Teams of nine will see how fast they can pull a fire truck 12 feet. Each team must have at least one Special Olympics athlete on it. The team fee is $200, with all proceeds ...
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Playbook: May 8
Thursday, May 8 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Varsity, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m. Friday, May 9 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 2 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Skyview at East Addition Park. Varsity, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 8 p.m. Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Anchorage Christian at Joe Fl...
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Bust on Spruce Cape latest in Kodiak heroin struggle
Alaska State Troopers announced on Tuesday another heroin bust -- this time on Spruce Cape Road -- giving further evidence to a significant rise in heroin addiction on Kodiak. The City of Kodiak Police Department issued a statement on Tuesday saying that a routine traffic stop on the 3000 block of Spruce Cape Road on May 2 by Alaska State Troopers resulted in a flurry of roadside activity that saw two arrested wit...
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