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Concerned about pedestrian safety
I do not reside in the City of Kodiak, but I’m a frequent visitor as I have family members who have been living there several years. My concern is that of the safety of pedestrians and in particular children. Most cities in America have laws regarding the safety of the pedestrian and those driving vehicles who do not regard those laws but drive in a manner that would endanger someone walking would be severely pros...
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Alaska Science Forum: The continued mystery of the Denali Gap
North America's highest mountain should be a volcano. Denali sits about 60 miles above where the Pacific Plate grinds beneath the North American plate, as do Iliamna, Redoubt and Augustine. If you draw a line from the Aleutians to volcanic features in interior Alaska, the curve goes over Denali's summit. Like its neighbors in the Alaska Range, the big mountain shows no signs of having erupted. But seismologists re...
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Local Results: Feb. 11
City League Basketball Feb. 9 Water of Life A 88, Airstation 66 Michael Manifo 26 points, Elijah Hiner 20, Tony Will 15, Mikel Garner 13, Austin Cowley 9 and Daniel Wooley 5 for Water of Life. Matthew Williams 22 points, Clark Patterson 16, Charles Fowler 12 and Scott Mockhatel 12 for Airstation. Water of Life B 75,Strangers 54 Nick Floyd 27 points, Jordan Davis 15, Michael Manifo 13, Nick Kesling 12, Todd Hiner 6...
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Kodiak girls play at home for final time
The Kodiak High School girls basketball team will play at home one final time this season. The Bears are hosting a Blue vs. “Old” game that begins at 6:30 p.m. today at KHS. The Old team will feature KHS alumni, coaches, teachers and community members. The event costs $5, with all proceeds going to the basketball program.
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Suspect, 2 women shot were stationed in Kodiak
The Coast Guard man arrested as a suspect and the two Coast Guard petty officers he allegedly shot at a condominium complex in Bourne, Massachusetts, were stationed in Kodiak in 2012, the Cape Cod Times said Monday. Lisa Trubnikova was killed in Thursday’s shooting in Bourne, an hour’s drive south of Boston. Her spouse, Anna Trubnikova, was wounded and was hospitalized in stable condition. Another Coast Guard memb...
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Kodiak blizzard dumps 10 inches of snow
Jeff Brubaker received an early wake-up call Sunday morning. He didn’t mind since it was the first time it had happened this winter. As general manager of Kodiak Lawn Care, Brubaker and his crew were up at 3 a.m. prepping for the island’s first major snowfall since 2013. They didn’t get done clearing driveways, sidewalks and parking lots until 6:30 p.m. “It was a good day. Long day, but good day,” Brubaker said. B...
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Contest starts for poem in Fort Abercrombie
The Poems in Place program has resulted in poems written by Alaskans in state parks around Alaska, and this year, a poem is slated for Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. One poem will be selected from entries written by Alaskan residents to be placed on a plaque in Fort Abercrombie. Wendy Erd is responsible for originally starting Poems in Place. She and a couple of friends had a poem that had been written by...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 10
Jan. 8 At 1:45 a.m., a 911 caller requested a subject removal on Marine Way. The person was taken into protective custody. Around 2:40 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 9:34 a.m., a caller on Larch Street requested help finding her dog that escaped from her vehicle. A citizen found it and took it to the shelter. At 12:35 p.m., a caller on Mill Bay Road reported forgery. It’s under investigation. A...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 10
ADF&G fish plan meeting The Kodiak Regional Planning Team will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Chiniak Conference Room, of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Building, 351 Research Court. The agenda includes 2015 Kitoi Bay and Pillar Creek hatchery operations; cost recovery fisheries plans; discussion of the 2015 ADF&G commercial fish, sport fish and KRAA enhancement projects; and the 2015 ...
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It’s not just fish business in Juneau
Hello from Juneau! As the newly elected representative for House District 32 it is a pleasure to be down here serving you. The first two weeks of the 29th Legislature flew past and we are down to getting some legislation seen in committees and, most importantly, working toward a sustainable budget given the tight economic times ahead. Committee assignments I am honored to hold down the chairmanship of the House Sp...
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