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Grand jury indicts Coast Guard man formerly assigned in Kodiak
A grand jury in Massachusetts has indicted a Coast Guard man accused of shooting and killing a Coast Guard woman and injuring her wife and a police officer back in February. The shooter and his two female victims had previously been stationed in Kodiak. The grand jury in Barnstable County on Wedn...
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Coast Guard locates 6 missing mariners
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew located six people aboard a vessel and assisted in their rescue in Kuskokwim Bay Sunday, a news release said. The Hercules crew relayed the vessel's position to an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and good Samaritan ve...
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First Amendment also protects minority opinion
If we allow emotion instead of reason, mob rule instead of our Constitution to dictate our actions, we are no better than every other failed state that has come before us. If we don't stand for principle, we will fall for anything. And fall we will, indeed. The killings that took place in South C...
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Fried, Himelbloom claim Fourth of July victories
Wearing bib No. 4, it was only fitting that Arielle Himelbloom topped the women’s field in Kodiak’s annual Fourth of July 10-Kilometer Run and Walk. Himelbloom, a rising Kodiak High School junior, chopped six minutes off of her time from last year in winning in 48 minutes, 45 seconds. She finishe...
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Kodiak Little Leaguers fall in opener
Kodiak’s intermediate Little League all-star team fell to Dimond-West, 10-1, in its opening baseball game at the District I Tournament on Monday in Knik. Kodiak has today off and will resume pool play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against Abbott-O-Rabbitt. This is Kodiak’s first time competing in the in...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 7
Allen Kody Espanola was born at 8:46 a.m. on June 24, 2015, to Allen and Karen Espanola. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. The baby’s mother stays at home, and the baby’s father works at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. Also welcoming him to the family is Bianca Isabel Espa...
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Garden Gate: Summertime and the hawkweed is blooming
There’s a reason why hawkweed is known devil’s paintbrush. (Such names aren’t given to angelic plants, right?). Hawkweed is now listed as one of Top Ten noxious weeds in the U.S. and is reported in all by 15 states. Hawkweed has managed to find its way to many exotic places. Mount Rainier Nationa...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Camping in the rain
How was your Fourth of July weekend? If you were camping, you got a firsthand look at Kodiak’s rainy weather. Camping in the rain is challenging, especially when you mix in a good dose of wind. Season your adventure with energetic young kids, and a rainy day camp can be a little too memorable at ...
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