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Public safety blotter: March 5
Friday, Feb. 28 • Around 2:47 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:02 a.m., an officer removed debris off of 12th Street/Baranof. • At 9:40 a.m., a caller reported someone may have siphoned gas from her vehicle on E. Rezanof Drive and wanted it logged. • Around 10:59 a.m., two people were cited for their vehicles blocking a driveway on Shelikof Street. • At 11:20 a.m., an officer asked somebody to ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf is no longer stuck to the trail, as it was when the dog musher drove her reluctant team over it. Now covered with snow, the frozen animal is a few steps away, beneath small spruce trees near the South Fork of the Chena River. The only exposed part of its body — a bushy tail — points to the sky. Since the musher discovered the dead wolf a few days ago, someone moved the carcass — maybe the trapper who pass...
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Fogle moves on in national contest
Amy Fogle is one step away from being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation. On Tuesday, Fogle won the western region in the USA Today High School Sports “Best Of” series with 5,261 votes. By winning the state and western rounds, Kodiak’s girls coach advances to the final stage — the national round. The national round is comprised of the eight regional winners and the two wild cards — the ...
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Business spotlight: Skin is a priority for Valladolid
When it comes to taking proper care of your skin, business owner Dana Valladolid knows a little more than the average bear. Valladolid, proprietor of Glow, a new natural skin care boutique at 4673 E. Rezanof, not only offers natural and organic skin care services, but the extended knowledge of long-term skin care as well. Glow offers a variety of services including sunless tanning, waxing, facials and other custom...
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Mr. Michael Joseph Gardner
Mr. Michael Joseph Gardner, 60, of Kodiak, Alaska passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. He was born Aug. 29, 1953 in Huntington, Ind. the son of Mrs. Joanne C. Landrigan Gardner and the late Lt. Col. Jack Otto Gardner. Mike served proudly in the United States Air Force for 10 years and worked tirelessly for the people of the State of Alaska as an Environmental Health Officer for over 30 years before retiring in 2013. ...
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Ahn, Valdez finish second at wrestling tournament
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishes at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday at West Anchorage High School. Jenny Valdez and Yuri Ahn both placed second in the round-robin tournament, which is an unofficial girls state championship. Valdez, a senior, posted a 2-1 record in the 112-pound division with pins over Jadzia Martin and Diana Gaedecke, both of the Popeye Wrestling Club. Valdez’s only loss ...
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KHS opens NLC hoops tourney with matinees
Both of Kodiak’s basketball squads open the Northern Lights Conference Championships with Friday matinees. The No. 1 Kodiak girls (22-0) play at 1:30 p.m. Friday against either No. 4 Wasilla or No. 5 Palmer in a semifinal game at Colony High School. The Kodiak boys (14-9) finished second in the conference and will play a semifinal game at 3:15 p.m. Friday against either No. 3 Wasilla or No. 6 Kenai. All semifinal ...
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Pickett earns national firefighter award
Kodiak may be known as a small place to the outside world, yet big things are known to come out of even the most remote locations. Kodiak resident and volunteer Fire Captain for the Bayside Fire Station, Jim Pickett, can attest to that notion. Pickett will be traveling to Alexander, Va. to receive the Fire Prevention Award from the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) on May 2. Pickett received news of the award...
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Kodiak College continues search for new director
Anyone interested in taking the helm at Kodiak College should have their application in by the end of this week. Barbara Bolson will leave at the end of June after seven years as the school’s director, and the University of Alaska is conducting a nationwide search to find her replacement. “We’re open until it’s filled,” said Kenai Peninsula College director Gary Turner, co-chair of the search committee. So far 26 ...
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Alumni update: Dunbar falls short of second 4-minute mile
Trevor Dunbar fell short of breaking the 4-minute mile barrier for the second time in his career. The University of Oregon senior clocked a 4:04.59 mile at the indoor track and field MPSF Championships Saturday in Seattle, Wash. Dunbar won his heat and finished second overall. During the summer, Dunbar became the first Alaska-born runner to run a mile under 4 minutes. After running Saturday’s mile, Dunbar paced th...
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