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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 23
Tuesday, Jan. 14 At 12:41 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak were requested by a 29-year-old man to provide a writ of assistance to pick up personal belongings at a home in Kodiak. Further investigation revealed the man had been arrested for felony third-degree domestic violence charges of third-degree criminal mischief on Jan. 12. After being released from jail, he was given conditions of release not to return...
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Tyner rolls perfect game
Steve Tyner reached bowling perfection Tuesday at Tropic Lanes. The longtime bowler rolled his first 300 game in Tuesday night’s co-ed league. A perfect game in bowling is 12 consecutive strikes. He said he was nervous when he let the last ball go. Tyner’s previous high game was a 299. The perfect game propelled him to a 762 series. His second game was a 217 and he finished with a 245. Out of the four leagues, thi...
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Local results: Jan. 23
City League Basketball Monday, Jan. 20 ISA 88, Petro Marine 83 Nick Billings 47, Geoff Spalinger 14, Randy Diocares 12, Austin Cowley 9 and Pete Danelski 6 points for ISA. Yung Kiely 26, Randy Delacruz 26, Nick Calderon 13, Dustin Krug 12 and Tom Slagle 6 points for Petro Marine. Camai 89, RC Enterprise 88 Jemuel Medina 32, Zach Keplinger 28, Jon Sanchez 13, Richie Barton 6, Tommy Johnson 6 and Ty Walker 4 points ...
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AT&T increases bandwidth
AT&T has increased its cellphone bandwidth in Kodiak. In an email to the Daily Mirror, AT&T spokesman Andy Colley said the company has upgraded the capacity of its towers. “Capacity refers to the amount of network traffic — both voice and data — at any given time. Meaning we’ve increased the amount of voice and data traffic that our network can manage in Kodiak by 50 percent,” Colley wrote. Modern cellphones conve...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 23
Friday, Jan. 17 • At 12:07 a.m., a 911 caller reported a dangerous vehicle on Tom Styles Road. Officers caught up with the vehicle and its driver was negative for DUI. • At 2:42 a.m., a 911 caller reported water was coming into his home on Thorsheim Street. Officers assisted the resident in clearing the drain and public works also showed up. • At 3:03 a.m., officers warned a couple of homes on Hemlock Street of th...
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Haiyan benefit concert scheduled for auditorium
A famed Filipino pop singer will visit Kodiak to host a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Kitchie Nadal, a multiplatinum artist in the Philippines, will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium and again at 6 p.m. March 1 in Anchorage. Tickets are $35 but have not yet gone on sale. All proceeds from the two concerts will go to Come Let Us Rebuild, a fundraising project of Anchorage...
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Stage and Screen: A Hollywood hustle competes for the Oscars
“American Hustle” (2013) is a fun film that features two of the most beautiful and most glamorous female actors of the day: Amy Adams (Sydney Prosser) and Jennifer Lawrence (Rosalyn Rosenfeld). Add to that Christian Bale, arguably a male heartthrob himself, beefed-up to play a far less than attractive and corpulent Irving Rosenfeld. Bale sports one of the worst comb-over hairstyles imaginable. In fact, the first f...
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Playbook: Jan. 23
Friday, Jan. 24 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai High School. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m.
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Trident Basin darkens city’s bright financial picture
Regular deficits at Kodiak’s city-owned shipyard have long drawn the ire of the Kodiak City Council, but now the council appears to have a new fiscal target. On Tuesday night, auditor Michelle Drew said the city is doing well financially and its enterprise funds are mostly breaking even. The two exceptions are the shipyard and the city-owned floatplane facility, Trident Basin. “The charges for service-type revenue...
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Transparency advocates ask for window into black-box budget process
The state’s budget is always a hot topic at the end of the Alaska Legislature’s annual session, but this year, it’s a big issue at the start of the session, too. This week, the online newspaper Alaska Dispatch published a series of articles blasting the way the legislature handles requests for public money. The articles criticized CAPSIS, the Capital Project Submission and Information System, for its lack of trans...
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