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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 2
Dec. 19 At 12:08 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. Around 12:35 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 12:56 a.m., police arrested a driver in the Powell Avenue and Rezanof Drive area on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 9:53 a.m., a 911 caller reporte...
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In Orthodox Nativity, anticipation comes before celebration
“354 days until Christmas and people have their lights up already.” So goes a posting on Facebook. Christmas lights and music are hard to let go of. Some of the post-Christmas celebrants are anticipating “Russian Christmas,” which occurs Jan 7. This disparity in dates is due to various Orthodox c...
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Amazing Nature: Causes for sea star wasting still a mystery
During the winter holidays we surround ourselves with the symbols of Christmas; snowflakes, lights, bells, evergreen trees and stars. Some of these season’s cheers have an obvious origin (snowflakes for winter time, and lights to give cheer to your local electric company), in others the symbolism...
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Parks and Rec: Jan. 2-Jan. 9
Advisory Board There will be a Parks and Recreation advisory board meeting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Baranof Park office. The agenda is posted on the City of Kodiak website. Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Winter Youth Swim Lessons are separated by skill le...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 2
Nov. 17 A person was cited for sport fishing without a license. Dec. 25 At 11:48 a.m., the Kodiak Police Department received a call regarding a vehicle roll over at mile 4.1 of the Chiniak Highway. Alaska State Troopers responded and found the driver, who was driving northbound, lost control of t...
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Kodiak downed by Bethel
A new year didn’t bring in different results for the Kodiak boys basketball team. The Bears’ losing skid hit four games with a 53-33 loss to Bethel in the first round of the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational Thursday at Anchorage Christian High School. Kodiak stands at 0-4 and will look to get its fi...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo takes aim at playoff predictions
The NFL’s second season starts Saturday with Wild Card Weekend. It also gives Gizmo a chance to redeem himself from a horrible Week 17 performance. The canine must have not been feeling well, as he incorrectly picked all three of his games last week. That dropped his season record to 18-21. Thank...
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Service, West Valley top the rankings
The Service boys and West Valley girls top the 4A charts in the recent Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Service (7-0) won the Doc Larson’s Roundball Classic with a 60-55 win over 3A Barrow on Wednesday in Wasilla. The Whalers (9-2) are ranked second in the 3A class and have only los...
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