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Shadow side exists in all
After disembarking from Alaska Airlines at the Kodiak airport, I wanted to kiss the ground. It was a typically cloudy day, and my eyes no longer felt bombarded with relentless sunlight, as it felt like in Arizona. It was pleasantly dark at 7:30 a.m. and I looked forward to catching up on the sleep I didn’t get while waiting all night in the Anchorage airport. I had my bags in minutes, after exchanging pleasantries...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 27
March 19 At 12:36 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Mill Bay Road. A man was arrested for a warrant. At 9:45 a.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of the Monashka area. At 1:38 p.m., police cited a driver on Hillside Drive. They were cited for having no proof of insurance. At 3:02 p.m., police were unable to locate a described vehicle that was driven recklessly on Mill Bay Road. At 5:13 p.m., ...
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Local Results: March 27
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 17 Men: Scratch game — Matt Kiefer, 267; Tommy Johnson, 256; Philip Obas, 235. Scratch series — Matt Kiefer, 761; Philip Obas, 674; Dave Smith, 652. Handicap game — Matt Kiefer, 282; Tommy Johnson, 280; Derek Clarkston, 273. Handicap series — Matt Kiefer, 806; Derek Clarkston, 766; Ryan McRobert, 758. Women: Scratch game — Amanda Kiefer, 210; Jennifer Gunderson...
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In the Courts: March 27
Ty Anderson pleaded guilty to reckless driving. Anderson was sentenced to 180 days in jail (120 suspended) and fined $1,000 and ordered to schedule a screening for alcohol/substance abuse and had his license revoked for 30 days and was placed on probation for five years and was required to complete 100 hours of community work service. Pologa T. Apulu pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct – challenge to a fight. Apu...
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Community events: March 27
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Healing With Essential Oils at Kodiak Public Library, call Valene Wilde, 539-6456. Saturday, March 28 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Easter Bunny Bazaar arts and crafts show, St. Mary’s School gym, with Easter Bunny available for photos. 11 a.m. — Choose Respect March...
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Group creates four-wheeler race
Alaska is known for its extreme races. There is the Iditarod, the Iron Dog and Mount Marathon. Now you can add another one to the list — the Ididarock. A group of Kodiak residents has created the Ididarock, an approximately 45-mile four-wheeler team challenge race. The race was promoted on Facebook several weeks ago and has already gained traction, attracting riders from as far as Homer on the Kenai Peninsula. “Th...
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Suspect in underwear thefts accepts plea deal, judge says
The man accused of stealing multiple pairs of women’s underwear from Kodiak homes pleaded guilty Wednesday to reduced charges of attempted burglary. Ryan Cornelio, 18, was originally charged with three counts of burglary in the first degree, a class B felony. Later, two additional charges of first-degree burglary were added for a total of five. Cornelio pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted burglary in the sec...
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Kodiak man wins Alaska’s biggest one-day fishing tournament
Mike Olsen still thinks Kodiak “really is the greatest place on Earth.” That’s a significant statement since Olsen now lives in Anchorage, running a snowplow business, and he just won $52,000 in Homer. “Kodiak is more like one big family,” Olsen, 45, said. “There is a lot of love there. Everyone supports everyone.” Olsen displayed that kind of support by telling the Kodiak Daily Mirror his story should emphasize h...
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Man, 72, dies in Port Lions house fire, troopers say
Firefighters found the remains of a man after battling a house fire Monday in Port Lions, a state trooper report said. Troopers say a deputy fire marshal Monday recovered the remains of what is believed to have been 72-year-old Nicholas Nelson Sr., but the remains will be sent to the state medical examiner’s office for positive identification. Kodiak trooper post supervisor Sgt. Eric Olsen said they had “various s...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 26
March 18 Alaska State Troopers received a report that a Kodiak man had threatened a family member with a handgun. The man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the third degree domestic violence.
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