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Around Kodiak: May 31
Author Barbara Ludwig will appear today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Monk’s Rock, 2-4 p.m. at Stringbeads and 6-8 p.m. at the Kodiak Inn to do a series of book readings and signings. She is a “professional nomad” featured in an anthology of travel stories and recipes. Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will be holding their annual meeting today at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Senior Center. Any Kodiak resident 60 and older is i...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 31
Sunday, May 26 • At 12:36 a.m., two men were arrested for disorderly conduct. • At 12:50 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was hit by a vehicle and had an ankle injury. The victim refused transportation. • At 12:54 a.m., a caller reported a neighbor was having a party and it was too loud. Officers were busy at the time of the call, but all was quiet when they arrived. • At 1:41 a.m., a woman flagged down an office...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 31
Sunday, May 26 • At 12:36 a.m., two men were arrested for disorderly conduct. • At 12:50 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was hit by a vehicle and had an ankle injury. The victim refused transportation. • At 12:54 a.m., a caller reported a neighbor was having a party and it was too loud. Officers were busy at the time of the call, but all was quiet when they arrived. • At 1:41 a.m., a woman flagged down an office...
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Tapestry: Beverly Horn fits in Grand Marshal’s seat
Kodiak treats its elders well. Seniors are asked to share their wisdom at conferences on the aging; they’re privileged to go first in line at community potlucks and potlatches; at Native gatherings, younger spokesmen ask their permission to speak; and every spring an elder is selected to be grand marshal of the Crab Festival’s Grande Parade. When Beverly Horn, this year’s grand marshal, learned she was chosen for ...
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Coast Guard Blotter: May 31
May 25 • The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued four stranded boaters in Yakutat Bay, 360 miles southeast of Anchorage. Good Samaritans aboard the 32-foot Yakutat-based fishing vessel Morgan rescued the four boaters from their overturned 22-foot recreational vessel, Energizer, and transported them to Yakutat where they were transferred to awaiting emergency medical services. The boaters were displaying mild s...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 31
Thursday, May 23 At 9:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers at the Kodiak post received a report of an overturned ATV accident with injuries in Ouzinkie. The Ouzinkie village public safety officer reported a 50-year-old man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision when his ATV left the roadway and rolled over. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter responded from Air Station Kodiak, and transported the man to Providenc...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 31
Thursday, May 23 At 9:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers at the Kodiak post received a report of an overturned ATV accident with injuries in Ouzinkie. The Ouzinkie village public safety officer reported a 50-year-old man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision when his ATV left the roadway and rolled over. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter responded from Air Station Kodiak, and transported the man to Providenc...
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In the Courts: May 31
Theft • Marco DeCastro, 28, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft in February. He was sentenced to six months in jail (five months suspended), and received credit for time served. He will be on probation for four years. A corrected judgment reflects that he was also ordered to pay restitution. • Stanley Samuelson, 53, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail. The stolen money was se...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Seine net
Kugyasiq; Kugu'asiq : Seine Net PaRaguutat kugyasinek aturtaartut. : The boats use seine nets. A seine is a weighted fishing net, designed to hang vertically in the water. Seines are among the fishing gear Alutiiqs have used to capture salmon for millennia. Historic accounts indicate that Alutiiq people wove their seines from animal sinew and attached bark floats and stone sinkers: ancient versions of the cork and...
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Another Day in Paradise: Storing our treasures
One of the great things about being a Salvation Army Officer is that when you move, there is a place waiting for you. You don’t have to worry about finding housing, you don’t have to worry about packing up furniture when you leave your last post, all you have to do is pack up your few personal belongings and give your current home a good scrubbing, so that the next officers find a place clean, ready, and waiting w...
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