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Public Safety Blotter: March 17
March 10 At 1:50 a.m., bar check on West Marine Way. At 1:53 a.m., bar check on Shelikof Street. At 2:05 a.m., bar check on Thorsheim Street. At 2:05 a.m., community policing at Baranof Park. At 2:07 a.m., community policing at Hillside Park. At 2:08 a.m., community policing at East Addition Park. At 3:05 a.m., officers were out with a suspicious vehicle on Selief Lane. It was no longer on the stolen list; all OK....
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Alaska State Troopers: March 17
Feb. 29 At approximately 3 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle off of L Street in Kodiak. Investigation revealed a 32-year-old Kodiak man’s white Chevy truck was the suspicious vehicle. A search of the truck revealed a small amount of suspected heroin. The owner of the vehicle is also on conditions of release and probation from a prior unrelated offense. The owner was later ar...
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Two indicted on drugs charges after man hid in crawlspace
Two Kodiak residents allegedly found with heroin- and methamphetamine-laced dime bags, an electronic scale and drug paraphernalia have been indicted. Hannah Clark, 27, and Bryce Beltran, 20, are charged with two counts each of fourth degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Prosecutors allege Clark and Beltran “knowingly possessed any amount” of heroin and methamphetamine. Initially, criminal complaints...
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Popular fishing sites to close for king salmon
Kodiak area venues popular with anglers will close to sport fishing for king salmon starting 12:01 a.m. on June 1, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Tuesday. The emergency orders affect the Ayakulik River drainage, the Karluk River, and the entire Monashka Creek drainage and Monashka Bay shoreward of a line from Miller Point to Termination Point. The Monashka order prohibits all sport fishing for ki...
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PRESSING THE COMPETITION: Fortaliza sets new standard
Some sports records are deemed unbreakable, like Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hit streak, Brett Favre’s 321 consecutive starts and UCLA men’s basketball team’s 88-game winning streak. You can add another one to that list. On Saturday, Kodiak resident Jurey Fortaliza pumped his way to a record-setting performance in the men’s body weight division during the eighth Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition at the Ko...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 16
March 9 At 3:12 a.m., community policing at Hillside Park. At 3:42 a.m., bar check, 300 block of Shelikof Street. At 3:58 a.m., community policing at East Addition Park. At 8:55 a.m., a citizen found a needle and a knife on the ground on Marine Way. Officers retrieved and disposed of properly. At 9:19 a.m., A citizen found a bag with items inside on Mission Road. Gone on arrival. At 9:38 a.m., a paper was served i...
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Alaska Science Forum: Coyotes show up here, there, everywhere
Last Friday, an email popped up in all the mailboxes of people with the Geophysical Institute: Someone saw what might have been a wolf on the trails north of the UAF campus. “Please be cautious if skiing in the area.” A few people responded, saying they had seen one or two coyotes roaming the 1,000-plus acres of trails and frozen wetlands just north of campus buildings and roads. UAF ski trail groomer Jason Garron...
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Time has come to reinstate income tax
To the editor: I have great concerns about the fiscal health of our states future and the decisions our representatives are making on behalf of their constituents. Some of the proposed cuts include important organizations like public radio, services such as Internet access at remote libraries and cuts to benefits of state employees. To have these basic yet critical benefits cut is not acceptable by any stretch of ...
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Delay can only worsen budget woes
Alaskans, it’s time to make some hard decisions. As you’ve probably heard, our state is facing a perfect fiscal storm. Mainly due to a sharp drop in oil prices, state revenue has fallen by almost 90 percent in just two years. We’re earning less than half of what we need to cover our budget, and that’s after four years of spending cuts. When you’re facing hard decisions, the human impulse is to procrastinate. We ge...
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Doug Dawson
Memorial services for long-time Kodiak resident Doug Dawson will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Community Baptist Church, with a repast following in the church basement. Mr. Dawson, a beloved teacher in the community, died at the home of his niece Roberta and her husband Ronald Blondin on Jan. 17, 2016. A graveside service was held for Mr. Dawson, but the family decided to delay the community memoria...
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