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Companies unite to develop Alaska-based TV productions
ANCHORAGE — KTUU-TV and Piksik LLC announced Tuesday the formation of a joint venture, dubbed Alaska Media House LLC. The new venture will develop and produce Alaska-based television content for national and international distribution. The group, which has several productions in development, will focus on telling Alaska stories across a variety of genres. Piksik is a wholly owned subsidiary of NANA Development Cor...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 18
Jan. 14 At 2:18 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 3:02 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. At 9:38 a.m., a caller reported vagrancy on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 11:19 a.m., police provided public assistance to a 911 caller on Rezanof Drive East. At 1:43 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Hillside Drive. It was impounded. At 2:29 p....
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Police report lacking about man accused of prowling police chief’s house
Questions about the existence of a police report involving a Kodiak man accused of prowling the police chief’s residence might make it difficult for prosecutors to prove their case, officials said Tuesday. Public defender Emily Jura, who is representing Hayden Fredrickson, 19, told Judge William Morse she wished to have a copy of the police report before filing a “motion to suppress.” “I inquired of the state and ...
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Murkowski backs craft brew bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced Friday she is cosponsoring S.375, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act to promote local job growth, clear the way for these small businesses to expand, and level the playing field for Alaska’s small breweries by restructuring the tax rates paid by small brewers, according to a release from Murkowski’s office. As co-chair of the Senate...
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Community events: Feb. 18
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6:30 p.m. --— Roving Readers discuss “King of Fish” at Kodiak Public Library. 7-8 p.m. — Introduced Wildlife in Kodiak, Baranov Museum, 101 East Marine Way. Thursday, Feb 19 7:30-9:30 p.m. — Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting, assembly chambers. Friday, Feb. 2...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 18
Feb. 15 At approximately 2:22 a.m. Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suspicious female refusing to leave a residence. Investigation revealed a 27-year-old had trespassed in a dwelling with no right to do so. Investigation also revealed she was on conditions of release from a previous criminal case to obey all local, state and federal laws. She was placed under arrest for criminal trespass and violating ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Rafts of birds overwintering in the Bering Sea
Like flecks of pepper on chowder, all of the spectacled eiders on the planet are now gathered amid sea ice and steaming open leads in the Bering Sea. "It's a mass of life in this desolate area," said Matt Sexson, who once rode an icebreaker to see the winter gathering south of St. Lawrence Island. Sexson, a biologist with the USGS Science Center in Anchorage, just handed in a draft of his Ph.D. chapter on the crea...
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NLC Power Rankings: Kodiak’s boys are a tale of two teams
A trend is starting to appear for the Kodiak boys basketball team. The Bears play well in the front end of weekend doubleheaders, but fall flat in the nightcap. Kodiak played Colony tough in a loss and beat Kenai and Soldotna in Friday Northern Lights Conference games, but lost to all three on Saturday by a combined 50 points. What is going on? “I think it is part of conditioning. I’m playing these guys a lot of m...
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Valentines Fun Run results
Valentines Fun Run Saturday, Feb. 14 Three miles 1. Levi Thomet, 18 minutes, 1 second; 2. Hayden Foster, 22:27; 3. Anthony Maghupoy, 23:50; 4. Brenden Thompson, 25:16; 5. Cody Foster, 25:53; 6. Cory Thompson, 26:32; 7. Zoe Bigley, 26:33; 8. Charles Russell, 27:49; 9. Don Zimmerman, 28:46; 10. Kathryn Symmes, 29:31; 11. Howard Valley, 29:34; 12. Jen Waltenbaugh, 30:47; 13. Pete Longgood, 31:34; 14. Sue Zimmerman, 3...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 17
Jan. 12 At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported criminal trespass on Thorsheim Street. The caller did not want them banned. At 11 a.m., police warned a driver on Von Scheele Way for not stopping completely at a stop sign. At 11:43 a.m., police cited a driver on Willow Street for having no proof of insurance. At 12:14 p.m., a caller reported a truck hitting a building on Marine Way. At 3:07 p.m., a caller on Shelikof Stre...
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