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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 24
Jan. 22 At 1:38 a.m., police arrested a man on Simeonoff Street on suspicion of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. At 2:46 a.m., police arrested two men on Marine Way for having open containers. At 4:07 a.m., a caller reported annoying dogs on Perez Way. It was quiet when officers arrived. At 7:21 a.m., a caller reported vandalism on Mill Bay Road. It’s under investigation. At 11:36 ...
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Assembly identifies federal priorities
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly designated their top federal program priorities and adopted a single project on their federal capital improvement program list. The lone project was the Kodiak landfill wastewater treatment plant. The borough is requesting $1,825,000 toward the $16 million project. The borough attributes the need to new Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation requirements necessitating th...
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Finance update, employee of the year at borough meeting
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly got a finance department update and named construction inspector and engineer Dave Conrad as the borough’s employee of the year for 2014. “Dave works closely on two very busy projects, the Kodiak High School addition and renovation project and more closely on the Kodiak Island Borough lateral landfill expansion and closure project,” borough manager Bud Cassidy said. “Dave was ori...
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Kodiak boys derail Palmer
A career performance from junior Billy Alcaide propelled Kodiak to a 45-33 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory at Palmer Monday evening. The 5-foot-5 guard drilled three 3-pointers and tallied a career-high 17 points as the Bears improved to 3-4 in the NLC, 5-14 overall. Palmer dropped to 2-6 in the NLC. Jemuel Mangalus added 16 points, which included going 8 for 10 from the free-throw line. Ryan Be...
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Alumni update: Anthony helps lead UAA to track title
Kodiak’s own Dylan Anthony helped secure the first Great Northwest Athletic Conference indoor track and field title in University of Alaska Anchorage history. The senior produced a pair of top-five finishes as the Seawolves finished six points ahead of runner-up Western Washington University Saturday in Nampa, Idaho. Anthony placed fourth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15 minutes, 1.77 seconds and fifth in ...
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Local Results: Feb. 24
Kodiak Hockey League Feb. 21 Midget/Bantams Blue 9 /Gold 6 Aaron Hocum 5 goals, Morgan Moir 2, Kyle Mauer 1 and Stephen Parnell 1 for Blue. Jack Hannah 3 goals, Wesley Santiago 2 and Matt Schauff 1 for Gold. PeeWee Gold 6, Blue 4 Carli Glover 5 goals and Taj Devries 1 for Gold. Gideon Craig 2 goals, Derrick Schauff 1 and Andrew Brevik 1 for Blue. Squirts Blue 8, Gold 3 Gatlin Nelson 5 goals, Georgie Aquino 2 and L...
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'Ghost' pots capture up to 37 percent of Womens Bay crab says study
At the bottom of Womens Bay lie an undetermined number of derelict crab pots that are catching and killing king crab. According to a study published in 2014, anywhere from 16 to 37 percent of the king crab with shells over 40 millimeters in Womens Bay are killed by ghost fishing pots. Biologists Peter Cummiskey and Eric Munk and analyst Chris Long with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration studied th...
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State of the Salmon
We are one third of the way through session and tackling some of the larger issues the legislature is facing this year like the operating budget and resource allocation. Fisheries The House Fisheries Committee heard and passed two bills. House Bill 41, “Sport Fishing Services,” raises the cost of sport fish guide licenses to cover the costs of administering and overseeing the sport fish program. This bill was wide...
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Natural gas projects in the works
I am very excited about Alaska’s prospects for finally getting our natural gas to Alaskans and the world market. We currently have two natural gas pipeline projects in the works – the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) and the large-volume Alaska LNG project (AK LNG). Only one of these projects will ultimately be built. The ASAP project is 100 percent owned by Alaska and was designed as a small-volume gasline to d...
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Garden Gate: Hybrids expand carrots’ shape, color options
Can you imagine digging up a carrot from your garden and finding out that it weighs 19 pounds? That’s what John Evans of Palmer, Alaska, discovered in 1998. His carrot was verified by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s heaviest carrot, weighing in at 18.985 pounds. John’s record held up until last September when Peter Glazebrook of Newark, U.K., grew one that weighed precisely 20 pounds. Going for a world...
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