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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 13
Nov. 12 At 12:14 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1900 block of East Rezanof Drive. Patrolling officers were advised. At 1:47 a.m., a man reported his roommate took his vehicle without permission from the 200 block of Alder Lane. Police found it was a misunderstanding and only logged it. At 10:21 a.m., police received a report of loose dogs in the 3500 block of Tugidak Court. The owner...
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NLC HOOPS POWER RANKINGS: WIAA bans student chants at games
An interesting piece of news popped up this week on the Internet: The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association banned students from chanting certain phrases or words at basketball games. So much for the First Amendment. Fans are no longer allowed to chant “air-ball,” “scoreboard,” “you can’t do that,” “fundamentals,” “there’s a net there,” “sieve,” “we can’t hear,” and “season’s over.” The rule change starte...
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Man sought in kidnapping, assault
Alaska State Troopers seek the public’s help in locating a Kodiak man wanted for “multiple crimes against multiple persons,” including kidnapping, assault and misconduct involving a weapon, in connection with a Friday incident. An arrest warrant for Mark Benton, 49, was issued after investigation into a disturbance at a residence on Selief Lane at approximately 6:45 p.m., according to a trooper report. Megan Peter...
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Teams take on robot challenge
Lego bricks, motors and programming. Kodiak elementary and middle school students got to practice their robotic programming skills on Saturday at a competition among four teams of students and their creations. Since September, the students have been practicing. At the competition, they set their robots on a table full of items made of more Lego bricks and had to use the robot to complete missions such as picking u...
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Earlier start for assembly approved
Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meetings and work session will now start and end one hour earlier and the public will give comment earlier in the meeting, after the assembly unanimously approved an ordinance making those changes at its Thursday meeting. Meetings and work sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will not go past 10:30 p.m. unless the assembly extends the time. The public comment time at the beginning of...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Swimmers jump into 2016
A trio of former Kodiak High School state champion swimmers took to the pool for the first time in 2016. Northern Arizona’s Jori Lindquist and Ila Hughes competed against Arizona and Oregon State, while University of Hawaii’s Tahna Lindquist faced Minnesota. Tahna Lindquist, a freshman, produced the best finish, placing second in the 200-yard backstroke (2 minutes, 3.80 seconds) in a 157-79 loss to the Gophers on ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 12
Nov. 11 At 12:25 a.m., police gave a man in the 200 block of Marine Way a no camping inside city limits warning. At 12:30 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 800 block of East Marine Way. At 8:23 a.m., police warned a driver in the 800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having a non-illuminated license plate. At 8:29 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 12th Avenue and East Rezanof Drive area. At 8:3...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Insidious saltwater sinks into small parts
My most memorable experience in 40 years of hunting Kodiak came on my workbench rather than in the field. I had returned from a boat hunt for deer a week before, and like a good boy I took care of all my gear and cleaned my rifle. The real adventure began when I retrieved the rifle from storage on my way to the range for some load testing. I pulled it from the case and laid it on the bench for a quick rub down. It...
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Teeing Off: Escaping the cold
Whew. That was close. When Minnesota was driving down the field for the last time in Sunday’s NFC Wild Card game, I dropped to the floor. Gizmo walked over and consoled me. We both knew Seattle’s season was seconds away from being over. However, Seattle fans should be accustomed to expect the unexpected. And the unexpected happened. In the closing seconds, Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh shanked a 27-yard field goal ...
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 12
Noah Mark Warner was born at 8:10 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2015 to Jacob and Jordan Warner. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Reidsville, North Carolina and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and the baby’s father works at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. Grandparents are Mark and Charlie Wood from Reidsville, No...
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