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Running for feeding
Milk, cookies, awareness and fundraising are all part of the second annual Kodiak Kindness Milk Run. “It’s a yearly celebration for Kodiak Kindness,” said Kodiak Kindness’ program coordinator, Heather Preece. Kodiak Kindness is a free program that provides phone and home visitation to educate parents about feeding babies. The route follows the road to Trident Basin on Near Island. Distances will be marked out, so ...
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Navy to present environmental analysis
The U.S. Navy will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kodiak Elks Lodge to get public feedback about military training in the Gulf of Alaska. At 6:30 p.m., Navy representatives will give a presentation about a draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement in an event that repeats in Anchorage, Homer, Juneau and Cordova on succeeding days. The draft updates...
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Ryan Wesley Sherrer
Funeral services for Ryan Wesley Sherrer, age 21 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Roy Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Sherrer passed away Wednesday in an auto accident. Mr. Sherrer was born in Hood River, Oregon, and was the son of Wesley Allen Sherrer and Carolyn Jean Wickman who survive. He was a log truck driver for Davie A...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 5
August 4 • At 12:17 a.m., a caller complained about noise on Hemlock Street. Police advised neighbors to turn down the music. • At 1:15 a.m., an officer saw a bear cross Mill Bay Road and head into the woods near the 2600 block of Mill bay Road. The officer patrolled the area for the safety of pedestrians. • At 1:52 a.m., police warned a driver on East Rezanof Drive for speeding. • At 6:07 a.m., a 911 caller repor...
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Tapestry: Tuoi Le’s voyage to freedom and new life came at gun point
It was Tuoi Le’s knowledge of boat engines that got him hired for a job on a Vietnamese fishing vessel and eventually abducted from his home. But the horrendous voyage through Southeast Asia turned out to be a passage to freedom and a prosperous life in America and an escape from chaos, misery and death wrought by the Communist takeover in 1975. Tuoi is known as the “chief” at Trident Seafoods where he works as ma...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Sept. 5-12
Sept. 5 – Sept. 12 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Sept. 5 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, Sept. 6 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:4...
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DOT fire exceeds $1 million in damages
The structure, a flatbed truck and a forklift were totally destroyed by a fire at a highway maintenance building near Chiniak early Saturday. “The losses are anticipated to be in excess of $1 million,” Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said. Other equipment, including two graders, a plow and a loader, were not at the Kalsin Bay Maintenance Station at the time an...
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Council and borough discuss fisheries data, fees, economic development
The Kodiak City Council and Kodiak Island Borough Assembly met at a joint work session to talk about fisheries, building fees and economic development on Tuesday. Members of the fisheries work group, comprised of three members from the borough assembly and three from the city council plus the city and borough managers, talked about developing economic analysis for local fisheries. Assembly and work group member Ch...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 4
August 22 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a person who had been subsistence fishing for two days in Afognak Bay for failing to log the subsistence fish on his permit. August 25 • Wildlife Troopers cited a person operating a motorized vessel in Uyak Bay for not having a Type 4 personal flotation device aboard. August 27 • At 6 p.m., Wildlife Troopers cited a California man fishing on the Pasagshak River who had pu...
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Kalil, Larsen win Island golf titles
The final holes of the 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship were so anticlimatic that champion Rick Kalil had plenty of time to think about things other than golf. “All I was thinking when I was on the eighth hole was that I was hungry,” he said. Kalil dominated the first 27 holes of the two-day tournament by so much that Sunday’s last nine holes turned into a two-hour victory lap around a sun-soaked Bear Valley G...
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