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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Monday, Feb. 3 • At 12:01 a.m., a caller reported a stolen vehicle on Mill Bay Road. The vehicle was later found and the caller cancelled the report. • At 12:21 a.m., an officer was served papers. • At 1:38 a.m., a bar check was conducted at Shelikof Street. • At 1:46 a.m., a bar check was conducted at Marine Way. • At 2:44 a.m., a security check was conducted on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:47 p.m., an officer found hea...
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Harold “Casper” Skonberg
Harold “Casper” Skonberg, 1930-2014. Casper, as he was known to everyone, was born in Chignik, Alaska to Alice and Gustav Skonberg, an immigrant Swedish sailor. Casper was the ninth of 15 children and the seventh of 10 sons. A life long fisherman, starting salmon fishing in 1944 and dragging for king crab in the early 50’s. Casper made his last set on Jan. 27 when the Lord said “season’s over your coming home!” Ca...
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Alumni update: Dunbar returns to the track
After missing last year’s track and field season because of injuries, Trevor Dunbar was back in an Oregon singlet Friday evening. The former Kodiak High School running star anchored the Oregon B distance medley team to a second-place finish at the UW Invitational indoor track and field meet in Seattle. The team’s time of 9 minutes, 31.64 seconds trailed only Oregon’s A team, which clocked a 9:28.91 — both times ra...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter reloading
I’m not alone in doing most of my ammunition reloading in winter. In fact the long hours of darkness and rotten weather are the perfect settings for the time consuming process. It continues to amaze me that more hunters don’t reload their own ammo. Participants in most other shooting sports do it, both for better performance and cost savings. Could it be that the majority of hunters actually shoot comparatively li...
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NPFMC to discuss pot cod fishery
Freezing the historical record for the Kodiak-area pot cod fishery is up for discussion this week in Seattle. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has a discussion about the pot cod fleet on its agenda this week at its Seattle meeting, although it’s not scheduled to take any action at that meeting. The Kodiak-based United Fishermen’s Marketing Association, which represents pot cod fishermen among other gea...
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Local results: Feb. 4
City League Basketball Thursday, Jan. 30 Nets System 67, Loose Cannons 50 Chad Pascua 18, Joe Donat 17, Joe Madrid 12, Drew DeVries 8, Skylar Gatter 7, Avery Javier 3 and Ryan Gabor 2 points for Nets System. Corey Gronn 24, Charlie Garcia 8, Jason Blondin 5, Dan Walker 4, Brad Blondin 3, Andrew King 3 and Alex Rice 3 points for Loose Cannons. Golden Alaska 103, Local Electric 72 Tony Will 31, Mark Galindo 19, Nath...
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C.G. report shows increasing border violations
The US Coast Guard is reporting a surge in the number of foreign fishing vessels encroaching upon Alaska’s ocean borders. According to a report to be released at this week’s meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, the number of incursions increased 300 percent — from 10 to 30 — between 2012 and 2013. In 2011, only one vessel violated the boundary. America’s oceanic border runs 200 miles offshore, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 4
Sunday Jan. 26 • At midnight, a witness reported a possible intoxicated driver driving slowly on Selief Lane, patrol was advised. • At 12:29 a.m., police checked on an intoxicated pedestrian on Yukon Street. He did not meet protective custody criteria. • At 12:44 a.m., police checked on a report of a suspicious vehicle on Chichenof Street. Everything was OK. • At about 12:50 a.m., three bar checks were conducted o...
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Kodiak Island Births: Feb. 4
• Faylin Jade Patterson was born at 12:41 a.m. Jan. 25, 2014 to Keeley Wall and Seth Patterson. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Proud grandparents are Dianne and Michael Patterson and Kristie and Michael Wall. • Olivia Carolyn Hyles was born at 12:50 a.m. Jan. 28, 2014 to Jesse Eldred Hyles and Stacey Lynn Hyles. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces a...
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Capitol Report: Feb. 4
As the Co-chair of the House Finance Committee The first two weeks of session were incredibly busy. We met which each of the state department heads to get a sense of what they would like to see in FY15 and how that relates to the Governor’s budget proposal. In addition, we have heard many presentations from the Legislative Finance Division, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Department of Revenue (...
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