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Around Kodiak: Oct. 22
Salmon traps lecture Author and historian James Mackovjak will present a lecture on salmon traps, their history and impact on Alaska communities at noon. The lecture will take place in Anchorage but will be available locally in the Kodiak room of the Kodiak College library. Schools sing together The Kodiak Middle School and Kodiak High School fall choir concert will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the Gerald C. Wilso...
Oct 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak firefighter's son was on engulfed fishing vessel
As a firefighter, Jim Pickett knows what to do when flames erupt in a home. On Sunday, he was left to wait as flames engulfed the fishing vessel Western Venture. Aboard the ship, 70 miles west of Adak, was Pickett’s son Kodi. “I’m just glad everything worked out and glad everyone’s all right,” Pickett said. Kodi and four others from the Western Venture were rescued Sunday afternoon by the good Samaritan fishing ve...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 22
Thursday, Oct. 17 • At 10:37 a.m., an officer removed debris from the roadway. • At 11:39 a.m., a caller reported her bicycle was stolen. Officers found it around the home and returned it to the owner. • At 1:42 p.m., a woman moved a vehicle when an officer asked her to. • At 1:51 p.m., a 911 caller reported a motor vehicle accident on Mill Bay Road. The crash is under investigation. • At 3:49 p.m., a caller repor...
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Births: Oct. 22
• Amuel Cortez Paragas was born at 5:57 p.m. Oct. 11, 2013, to Samuel Paragas and Albeth Cortez. He weighed 6 pounds, 5.8 ounces and measured 19 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. His parents work for International Seafoods of Alaska. Also welcoming him to the family are Eunice Alchey Cortez, Abigail Ashley Luto, and Angela Sanchez. Proud grandparents are Bebita Ca...
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Responders test tsunami readiness with drill
If an earthquake strikes the far side of the Pacific Ocean, Kodiak’s emergency responders are prepared for the tsunami threat. On Monday, the Kodiak City and Kodiak Island Borough incident management team met in the Emergency Operations Center at the Kodiak Police Department to practice a disaster scenario. The scenario focused on the response for a distant tsunami warning threat to Kodiak Island. “We’ll go throug...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Remote deer hunts
How is your deer season progressing? Does the looming end of the road system season threaten you with no venison in the freezer, or does the single road system deer leave too much vacant freezer space? It’s time to consider booking a hunting trip off the road system, where the season extends another two months and in most places you’re allowed to take more than one deer. Deer hunting on the road system has been ha...
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Bayside Fire Department responds to oil spill in drainage creek
The Bayside firefighters responded to a residential oil spill Thursday morning. Bayside Fire Chief Bob Himes said that the station received a report of a strong diesel fuel smell and what looked like emulsified diesel in a drainage creek in a back yard on the 300 block of Teal Way. Bayside Fire Station provided the initial response and investigation. During the investigation, firefighters found several pockets of ...
Oct 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackie (Jack) Dean Cripe
Jack Cripe, 80 years old, our beloved husband, dad and grandpa, passed away at the home of his daughter and son in law in Wasilla. He was cremated and buried with his wife at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery with honors on Oct. 18. 2013. Jack was born in Perrysville, Ind. on May 10, 1933 to Thomas and Mary (Sheets) Cripe. He was No. 7 of 12 children. After graduating from high school he joined the Navy and se...
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Marjorie Grace Dambkowski
A memorial service will be held for Marjorie Grace Dambkowski from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Kodiak Funeral Chapel, followed by a repast at the "High Tide," upstairs from Monk's Rock. A visiting hour starting at 3 p.m. will precede the service.
Oct 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard responds to Kodiak fishing vessel on fire west of Adak
Five Kodiak fishermen are safe today after their fishing vessel caught fire about 70 miles west of Adak. The crew of the fishing vessel Western Venture abandoned ship Sunday morning after reporting a fire in an email to the ship’s owner. The Coast Guard scrambled aircraft from Kodiak and Sitka but were unable to establish radio contact with the Western Venture. At 9:05 a.m., the Coast Guard District 17 command cen...
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