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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 22
July 26 • At 1:34 a.m., police warned a driver on Ismailov Street for speeding. • Around 2:15 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 4:53 a.m., a 911 caller reported a fistfight on West Marine Way. • At 5:45 a.m., someone reported being harassed by a man. She did not want to press charges at that time. • At 10:36 a.m., a 911 caller requested a welfare check on Larch Street. It was a verbal argument ...
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SPAR returns from Arctic Sheild 2014
In the era of diminishing Arctic sea ice, the U.S. Coast Guard continually strives to build awareness, modernize governance and broaden partnerships. On the forefront of these missions is the crew of Coast Guard Cutter SPAR, who returned recently from a 38-day deployment in support of Operation Arctic Shield 2014. Given SPAR's robust seagoing, multi-mission capabilities, and familiarity with the Western Alaska are...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s homeschool, correspondence offerings expand
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s homeschool and correspondence offerings are expanding this year to be available throughout the state. “The program isn’t new, we’ve had homeschool offered through the district in the past, but this year, we are now statewide,” said Lisa Cavan, the district’s homeschool coordinator for kindergarten through eighth grade. A grant from the State of Alaska funded AK Teach, th...
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Kodiak hosts Homer in first NLC game
It’s hard to imagine a must-win football game in Week 2, but that is how Kodiak is approaching its matchup with Homer on Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “This is a must-win for us,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “We have to be ready to come to play.” This is the first of only three Northern Lights Conference games for Kodiak this season. The other two conference games are against powerhouses Kenai (Week 3)...
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Man sentenced for March drug bust
A Kodiak man who was originally charged with a Class A felony for having $34,000 worth of heroin was sentenced to two years in jail on a plea deal late last month. The Kodiak Police Department notified the Alaska State Troopers that Casey Eads, 39, was bringing heroin to Kodiak on an Era Aviation flight on March 8. The police heard about it from an anonymous phone call, according to the charging documents. While T...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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School gets new website
The Kodiak Island Borough School District has a new website, with a new look and back-end changes that promise additional features especially for teachers and staff. “From the front perspective, it looks the same, the layout is pretty much kept the same, we tried not to change it up too much so that parents wouldn’t have a difficult time finding things in the places that they normally found them before,” said Dest...
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In the Courts: Aug. 22
Casey Eads pleaded guilty to attempted manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance in the second degree. Eads was sentenced to 72 months in jail (48 suspended) and placed on probation for five years. Andrew Panamarioff pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Panamarioff was sentenced to 45 days in jail (45 suspended) and placed on probation for three years. David E. Robinson pleaded guilty to d...
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Guest opinion: Opposition floats negative Walker messaging
Polling shows that Bill Walker is the only candidate who can beat the incumbent governor in November. As a result, a target has been slapped on Bill's back. Democratic fundraising efforts claiming Bill is wealthy with money to burn and just another cookie-cutter Republican fooling Alaskans by running as an Independent paint a false portrait. Republican pollsters are also testing negative Walker messaging. Their qu...
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Parks and Rec schedule: Aug. 22 – Aug. 29
Aug. 22 – Aug. 29 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 22 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug 23 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. ...
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Playbook: Aug. 22
Saturday, Aug. 23– Cross country: Kodiak at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. Girls, 1:30 p.m.; boys, 2:15 p.m. Football: Kodiak vs Homer at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4 p.m.
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