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Akhiok still searching for fixes to water and sewer woes
When people in Akhiok want a glass of water, it’s not as simple as turning on the faucet and filling a glass. Akhiok’s water treatment system doesn’t meet any of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory drinking water requirements, which means filling a glass involves a trip to the stove or a flight to Kodiak for bottled water. “People are upset with it,” said Dan McCoy, vice-mayor of Akhiok and supervisor...
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Glen Allen Neel
Glen Allen Neel, a sweet, loving, artistic soul, left us Jan. 31, 2013. Glen Allen Neel was born Aug. 2, 1930 in Kamas, Utah to John and Mary Elizabeth Turnbow Neel. He loved his Navy career of 20 years. He was in both Hawaii and Alaska when they were granted statehood. Glen was an avid fisherman and fly-tier, snowmachiner and motorcycle enthusiast. He was a past Master Mason, Shriner, Yorkrite. He was also a life...
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Sportfish hatchery looking to expand
The Pillar Creek fish hatchery plans to expand, but first it needs to downsize. On Wednesday night, the Kodiak Island Borough’s planning and zoning commission recommended approval of a land swap between the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association and the Kodiak Island Borough. Under the terms of the swap, KRAA — acting as an agent for the state-owned hatchery — will give up 19 acres of property to gain 2.61 acres ...
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Kodiak stumbles in state opener
Kodiak was hoping for a chance to pull some upsets at the 4A girls state basketball tournament; it wasn’t anticipating being the one upended.  That was the case early Thursday morning when No. 6 Lathrop overpowered No. 3 Kodiak, 56-42, in an opening-round game at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.  Kodiak, the runner-up team in the Northern Lights Conference, started Thursday’s 8 a.m. game with a 20-7 record and looking...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: March 22
Today Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. West Valley at the 4A state tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, 8 a.m. Saturday, March 23 Girls basketball: Kodiak at the 4A state tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
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Derby team hosts open scrimmage
After more than a year of practice, Kodiak’s roller derby team, the Rock Island Rollers, are ready for competition. The team hits the floor 6 p.m. Saturday at Kodiak High School for a scrimmage — the first open scrimmage since the team came together in November 2011. Afterwards, the team is throwing a party at Tony’s with live music from Little Ronnie and the Tube Screamers beginning at 9:30 p.m. “This is an oppor...
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Woman unveils yearlong art project
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, a stitch a day yields a whole basket full of work. On Wednesday, Bells Flats resident Natalie Trenery unveiled the product of almost two years as she showed off her Round-A-Day project. Each day for 365 consecutive days, Trenery embroidered a small pattern with her two hands. Many Kodiakans enjoy working with their hands, but few have the consistent dedication on display in...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 21
Wednesday, March 13 Alaska Wildlife Troopers spoke with two men visiting Kodiak from Washington. Investigation revealed both men had purchased an Alaska 2012 hunting and sportfishing resident license, but did not meet residency requirements. They were both issued citations for a false statement on a license and bail was set at $300. Thursday, March 14 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted two Kodiak men near Russian ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 21
Sunday, March 17 At 12:58 a.m., a 911 caller reported five men were fighting. All were gone when officers arrived. At 1:17 a.m., a woman passed a field sobriety test, but agreed to get a designated driver for the rest of her drive. At 1:40 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. At 1:50 a.m., a man was arrested for two counts of third-degree assault, two counts of weapons misconduct and fourth-degree cr...
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Woman accused of stabbing man with scalpel after verbal fight
A Kodiak woman is accused of stabbing a man with a scalpel after an argument. Chandra Wenrich, 24, faces one count of first-degree assault for domestic violence, a class A felony. According to court documents, a woman reported Saturday night that a man in a Spruce Cape Road home had a cut on his neck. The man had a three-inch to four-inch cut on his neck, and was transported to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Cen...
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