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Nutcracker opens Friday
About 200 performers will take the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage this weekend to tell the classic tale of “The Nutcracker” through dance. “The Nutcracker” kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday night with additional performances at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. This is the 10th performance of “The Nutcracker,” which is held every three years in Kodiak. While the dancers, costumes and choreography change each ti...
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Local Results: Dec. 5
City League basketball Wednesday, Nov. 27 Era 67, St. Innocent’s 63 Lexxan Data 20, Tim Filburn 18, Brandon Jensen 12, Charles Bona 6, Ian Miranda 4, Derek Clarkston 3, Jeraldo Ruiz 2 and Bill McGuire 2 points for Era. David Young 20, Stephen Wood 15, Bernie Stallard 13, Anton Gonopolskiy 11, Ephraim Babbitt 2 and Alexei Gonopolskiy 2 points for St. Innocent’s. Team Enriquez 60, PKIMC 58 R-Jay Cabalar 22, Tony Val...
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Gun found in Gerald C. Wilson auditorium
The Kodiak Police Department is investigating the discovery of a gun in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium on Sunday. Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace said a citizen in the building found the gun in a bag in the auditorium’s choral pod, a space used as a school classroom. Police quickly learned the gun was brought onto the property earlier in the week by an adult, whose name was not released. Wallace said one charge...
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Despite Coast Guard budget cuts, St. Nick still flies by helicopter
For the 40th consecutive year, Santa Claus is trading his sleigh for a Coast Guard helicopter as the Coast Guard Spouses Association of Kodiak conducts Santa to the Villages. Begun in 1973 as an outreach program, volunteers deliver presents to rural children using the Coast Guard Air Station. Through fundraisers and donations, the spouses association pays for the entire venture. In a year of Coast Guard budget cut...
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KPD hires new officer
A new police officer is keeping Kodiak’s streets safe. Tyler Southworth was sworn in as the 172nd Kodiak police officer on Oct. 21 and is one of two new officers at the Kodiak Police Department. Since starting the job, Southworth has been going through the first phase of the Kodiak Police Department’s field training, which is required for all new officers regardless of experience. He is currently assigned to patro...
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Richard “Charlie” Charles Hartman
Richard “Charlie” Charles Hartman, 52, of Kodiak died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. Charlie passed peacefully at Providence Hospital in Anchorage after a long battle with kidney failure. He was born to the late Richie and Anita Hartman on June 4, 1961, in Kodiak. Charlie graduated from Kodiak High School in 1979. He grew up fishing with his father and took over the family’s boat, Genita, after Richie passed. Charlie cont...
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Relief effort contributes thousands to Philippines
When Alvin Arboleda leaves Kodiak for Manila today, he’ll be taking 63 cents from every man, woman and child in the Kodiak Island Borough. In two weeks of work, Kodiakans have raised $8,797 to be donated to relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines last month, killing more than 10,000 people. That amount is the equivalent of 63 cents from every one of Kodiak’s 14,000 people. “It was just frie...
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Thomet to face elite field at Foot Locker
Two months after his second straight cross country state title, Kodiak’s Levi Thomet is ready to take on the best of the west in sunny California. Thomet and five other KHS runners are competing in the Foot Locker West Regional Saturday in Walnut, Calif. The talented junior will showcase his talents in the seeded boys race that begins at 9:40 a.m. Alaska Standard Time. The race can be seen online at www.dyestatcal...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 4
Monday, Dec. 2 • At 2:50 a.m., a caller observed a bear crossing Mill Bay Road heading south. It was gone when officers arrived. • At 7:13 a.m., a caller reported a bear was near a dumpster on Mylark Lane and wouldn’t leave the area. Patrol was advised. • At 7:39 a.m., a man reported leaving two of his phones in a vehicle, and the vehicle owner wouldn’t return them. The man was told his options, and was then arres...
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Jewelry business full of possibilities
Kodiak resident Astrid Mueller is hoping to make women feel full of possibilities with the release of two jewelry lines and the launch of her jewelry company, Possibility. “My vision is to have everybody who wears Possibility jewelry to have the feeling that anything can happen and to carry that with you as a talisman of good luck,” Mueller said. “I love that feeling of positivity.” Originally from Switzerland, Mu...
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