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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 2
July 11 At 1:11 a.m., a person reported bottle rockets being set off in the Pillar Mountain and Hillside Drive. Patrolling officers were advised. At 11:59 a.m., police forwarded charges for two women for criminal trespass in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road At 1:36 p.m., a man moved a vehicle out of the red zone on Shelikof Street when police asked. At 2:15 p.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of the Mona...
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Town, schools welcome 144 CG families
With Coast Guard Day on Aug. 4 and the annual Welcome Aboard fair on Aug. 8, it is that time of year again when the community greets its newest Coast Guard families. Kodiak will see 144 new Coast Guard families to the community this year, according to Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker of 17th District Public Affairs. While every move has challenges, Kodiak has tried to make moving to the island as easy as possi...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 2
Julianne Eilene Horn was born at 9:18 a.m. on July 22, 2016, to Bryan Horn and Abby Brown. She weighed 7 pounds, 1.8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s father is a commercial fisherman. Also welcoming her to the family are Madden Horn, Haven Horn, Ganyon Nelson and Raylan Brown. Grandparents are Jim and Edwina Horn from Texas, the late Bryan Brown and Juli...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Deer hunt prospects
We had an incredible time last week. My wife’s cousins visited from another state and they share our enthusiasm for the outdoors. Rain or shine we hiked dozens of miles, drove every inch of road and boated most of Chiniak Bay with frequent stops to explore remote beaches and islands. We even chartered ATVs for a long day of back-country exploration. We walked beaches and we ate berries in the high tundra, sweating...
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Bearfoot in the Park results
A star-studded team captured the 20th edition of the Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon. Former Kodiak standouts Blake James, Levi Fried, Hayden Foster, Cody Foster and Levi Thomet powered to victory in 1 hour, 14 minutes Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. All five recorded the best times in their events as they walloped the runner-up squad by 16 minutes. Fried found victory circle for the fifth con...
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Keeping up the beat
Drummers provide entertainment during the Relay for Life, a fundraiser held from Saturday morning through Sunday morning at Woody Way Park.
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Police blotter 9/1/2016
July 9 At 1:07 a.m., police responded to multiple people in the square in the 300 block of Center Avenue. They arrested one man on suspicion of violating conditions of release and having an open container. At 2:30 a.m., police cited a driver in the 800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having no proof of insurance. At 2:55 a.m., police responded to a man in the square in the 300 block of Center Avenue. He did not me...
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Navy study projects harm to Gulf mammals
A U.S. Department of the Navy final supplemental environmental impact statement for the Gulf of Alaska released Friday shows a potential for impacts to marine mammals during training activities. The study is available for public review until Aug. 29. The study analyzes three scenarios. The first sees no changes from types or levels of training occurring prior to 2011. An alternative shows increased training levels...
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Fish Factor: UFA out to tap fishermen’s habitat savvy
Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaskan fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned by United Fishermen of Alaska that aims to provide useful and timely news about the health of the state’s salmon runs. The Salmon Habitat Information Program, or SHIP, launched last week with an online survey to provide commercial fishermen with a way to share their loc...
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Garden Gate: Making the most of a berry good season
During the summer I spend almost every day or evening on our boat hosting wildlife tours or dinner cruises. So it was a special treat to get above sea level the other day to hike in the alpine areas. As corny as it sounds, “The hills are alive,” the title song from “The Sound of Music,” rang through my head. I looked down and spotted dark blue berries at my feet. I picked a couple to sample and was surprised that ...
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