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Police seek man on robbery and assault charges
A Kodiak man accused of robbery and assault is still at large. Last week the Kodiak Court issued an arrest warrant for Marcus Benton, 23, for his alleged role in two separate incidents. He has not been arraigned in court, but the charges he will face include second-degree robbery (a class B felony) and first-degree assault (a class A felony). According to court documents, Benton mugged a man around 9:42 a.m. May 2...
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NPFMC asks for more info as fish shift from Kodiak processors
After vocal protests from Kodiak fishermen and the governments of both the city and borough, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council has announced it will take a deeper look at fish tendering issues in the Gulf of Alaska. With a 6-5 vote, the council approved a motion by councilman Duncan Fields to monitor the number and activity of Gulf tenders through the end of the year and report the findings at the counc...
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Coast Guard C-130s return to Arctic duty - UPDATED
Kodiak-based Coast Guard C-130s are flying under the midnight sun again after a winter of hibernation. On April 23, the Coast Guard resumed Arctic domain awareness flights — long trips from Kodiak to the Arctic Ocean that have a hybrid role. The aircraft are on call for search-and-rescue and scientific missions, but they also perform “show the flag” missions over the Arctic, demonstrating America’s interest in the...
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Kodiak resident participates in 100-mile bike ride
Emily Arnick enjoyed her last 100-mile bike ride so much that she decided to do it again. The Kodiak resident participated in America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, a 100-mile jaunt around Lake Tahoe, Nev., on June 2. This is the second time she has participated in the race as part of the 1,100-member Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training. Her initiation run was in 2011. With her veteran status, and location...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 11
Thursday, June 6 • At 12:30 a.m. and 12:45 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 5:31 a.m., an officer asked two people to leave a property. • At 7:17 a.m., the same two people again left a property when an officer asked them to. • At 8:47 a.m., the Kodiak Police Department received a warning of speeding drivers via the KPD’s Facebook page. Patrol was advised. • At 8:53 a.m., a caller reported fi...
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Sockeye bag limit increased for Afognak River
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has increased the sockeye bag limit in the Afognak River drainage due to a surge of fish beyond the Litnik weir. According to an emergency order from Fish and Game, the daily bag limit has been doubled to 10 fish. The sockeye escapement goal for the Afognak River is between 20,000 and 50,000 fish. As of June 5, 10,750 fish had passed the Litnik weir. Based on past runs, this ...
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Kodiak groups receive grants from Alaskan Leader Fisheries Foundation
Fourteen nonprofit groups in Kodiak are getting a boost for special projects with the help of grants from the Alaskan Leader Fisheries Foundation. Last week the Alaskan Leader Fisheries Foundation announced it awarded close to $80,000 to nonprofit organizations in the Kodiak and Bristol Bay areas. The foundation, formed by Alaskan Leader Fisheries in 2000, has donated to Kodiak nonprofits for 13 years because many...
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Tuxedni crew to receive award for 2012 rescue
The crewmen of the tug Tuxedni are receiving a prestigious Coast Guard award for their role in saving the lives of the fishermen from the fishing vessel Heritage when it sank in January 2012. The tug Tuxedni responded to the Heritage’s distress signal and rescued five crewmen from a life raft. A Coast Guard helicopter rescued two other crewmen from Alitak Bay after the Heritage sank. The Gold Life Saving Medal wil...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Salmon on hand, but deer on the mind
Deer season doesn’t open until August 1, so why think about it and begin your preparation now? That’s actually the point. Deer season is less than two months away, and with the challenging hunting we’re likely to encounter, you want to begin your preparation today. The last few winters have been hard on the deer, and their numbers are down considerably. You’re likely to put in a lot of effort to see one, much less...
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Births: June11
• Tauamanu Jr. Sega was born at 4:11 p.m. May 30, 2013, to Sauaso Sou and Tauamanu Sega. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from American Samoa. His mother works at St. Paul Lutheran Preschool and his father works at the Shelikof Lodge. Proud grandparents are Filiaga Sega and Hamo Sega from American Samoa, and Sauaso and Maumaga Sou from American Samoa. • Skylar J...
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