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TEEING OFF: Wilson has played his way into MVP race
It has come to my attention that small dogs do not appreciate inclement weather. It has been a hassle getting Gizmo and Pepper Jack to do their business outside this past week. When I open the door, and both dogs see the frightful conditions awaiting them, they turn into statues. I don’t blame them. Needless to say, the snow and ice blanketing the Kodiak roads made morning and lunchtime walks an adventure. While t...
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In the Courts: Dec. 18
Rodrigo Delacruz pleaded guilty to harassment in the second degree. Delacruz was sentenced to 60 days in jail (60 suspended) and fined $500 and placed on probation for two years. Brian Clifford Faulkner pleaded guilty to theft in the fourth degree – less than $250. Faulkner was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Brian C. Faulkner pleaded guilty to theft in the third degree – value $250 - $749. Faulkner was sentenced to...
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Bartlett zooms past Kodiak boys in season opener
A third-quarter run powered Bartlett past Kodiak, 76-46, in a season-opening boys basketball game Thursday at the Cougar Tip Off at Service High School. Jerome Morzo, a 5-foot-7 junior guard, led a trio of Kodiak players in double figures in scoring with 12 points. Junior Bryan Mangrobang tossed in 11, while Brian Caguing added 10, hitting two of the team’s five 3-pointers. Morzo and Mangrobang made their first va...
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Next year’s borough budget projects $958K deficit
At a Tuesday special work session, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly got an early look at the preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017, with a projected deficit of about $958,000. The budget does not include using fund balance to make up the deficit, although the assembly could choose to do that, according to a memo from finance director Karl Short. The assembly did use fund balance last year. 2017 revenues are ex...
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Kodiak boys return three starters from last year’s squad
Kodiak High School boys basketball coach David Anderson is predicting breakout seasons from his three returning starters. Seniors Ryan Bezona and Billy Alcaide, and junior Keith Osowski enter the 2015-2016 with more experience and confidence. The trio combined to average 14.8 points per game last season on a team that went 6-18 and finished fifth in the Northern Lights Conference. Alcaide, a 5-foot-5 speedy point ...
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Mildred D. Muller
Long-time resident Mildred D. Muller (Millie) died at her home in Poulsbo, Washington, on Dec. 11, 2015. Millie was born in Poulsbo on June 11, 1916, to Hilja and Anton Dove. She graduated from North Kitsap High School and attended business college in Seattle. Millie came to Kodiak in 1943 to join her husband, Walter Muller, who was working heavy construction at the naval station. She was a bookkeeper for Erskine'...
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New committee learns land not ‘sale-ready’
The recently formed Kodiak Island Borough Lands Committee held its first meeting Wednesday for training and an overview, starting work toward selling and using borough-owned land. Committee members took an oath of office before getting down to business. After the members learned how to use online borough maps, resource management officer Duane Dvorak asked where they see themselves going. Dvorak said of the lands ...
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Week in Words: The etymology is strong with this one
There should be little question about the word(s) of the week this week: “Star Wars.” The much-anticipated follow-up to the original saga is finally, after what seems like years of hype, coming to theaters. So let’s break these words down. Granted, this probably won’t lend us any insight into the world of nerds, but the pairing of these words is so ubiquitous in our culture, we might as well understand where they ...
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Troopers seek car strippers
Alaska State Troopers are seeking suspects who allegedly were in the process of taking out the interior of a vehicle in a lot at Mill Bay Auto last weekend, according to a trooper report. Someone reported to the troopers Sunday at 6:42 a.m. that the two occupants of a suspicious vehicle on Melnitsa Lane were going in and out of Mill Bay Auto’s fenced lot. Responding troopers found that materials were being taken o...
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Release of video taking too long
To the editor: Listening to the news on KMXT radio yesterday morning concerning latest news about the Pletnikof “investigation,” I could not help but recall reading in our local newspaper that there would be released a preliminary report of said incident on or about Dec 11. Well that date has come and gone and reading between the lines, I think that the reality is probably more like the 12th of never. Open governm...
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