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Coast Guard air base celebrates 50th with morale-builder
The Coast Guard’s Air Station Kodiak celebrated 50 years since it gained the air base designation. The base celebrated that in conjunction with a monthly morale-boosting day. The Coast Guard base in Kodiak officially became a designated air station in 1964. “That signified their permanence here i...
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Kodiak students can now request retroactive diplomas
Students who did not pass the high school exit exam may be getting a notice soon saying they can request a retroactive diploma. Between 60 and 80 students in the Kodiak Island Borough School District are eligible, according to KIBSD Superintendent Stewart McDonald. The students became eligible un...
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Floating club hits hiccup within days of opening
After a hiccup in his foray into the world of floating adult entertainment, Wild Alaskan owner Darren Byler breathed a sign of relief. “We’re opening Tuesday night at 8 p.m.,” owner Darren Byler told the Mirror. The U.S. Coast Guard temporarily suspended from operations the seaborne adult enterta...
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Overturned car accident being investigated by state troopers
Alaska State Troopers reported a serious accident involving an overturned car on June 21 at approximately 7:56 p.m. Troopers and emergency medical services personnel responded to a report of a single vehicle accident near mile 11 of Pasagshak Road. AST said in a statement that an investigation re...
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The mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska Range
Forty-two years ago, an Army helicopter pilot flying over a tundra plateau saw a group of caribou. Thinking something looked weird, he circled for a closer look. The animals, dozens of them, were dead. The pilot reported what he saw to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The caribou, 48 adult...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 2
June 14 • Around 1:51 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 9:06 a.m., someone on Hillside Drive reported they had been a victim of fraud via an on-line scam. • At 9:10 a.m., someone called 911 requesting a welfare check on Hemlock Street. • At 10:07 a.m., someone reported her fri...
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Port Lions, Tusty celebrate the Fourth
The Tustumena will feature large in Port Lions’ celebration of the Fourth of July and its own 50th anniversary. The ferry — which is celebrating its semicentennial too — is scheduled to leave Kodiak at 9:30 a.m. for Port Lions and will wait for the celebrations to end before heading back to Kodia...
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Fourth of July events
• Tustumena ferry leaves at 9:30 a.m. for Port Lions for the July 4th Anniversary Party of Port Lions. The ferry departs for home at 5:00 p.m., stopping in Ouzinkie. For more information, call the city of Port Lions at 907-454-2332 or the Native Village of Port Lions at 907-454-2234. • The City o...
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