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Possible wounded bear
The Kodiak state troopers release this advisory, at 9:37 a.m. this morning, about a possible wounded bear: On 04-21-14 at approximately 2138 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Kodiak bear killing domesticated fowl in the Woodland Acres subdivision. Alaska Wildlife Troopers and an...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar runs a fast 5,000-meter in Calif.
Trevor Dunbar is closing in on becoming the fastest 5,000-meter runner Alaska has ever produced. The University of Oregon senior flew around the track in 13 minutes, 32.38 seconds to finish second in the 5,000 Friday at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Dunbar topped his previous best time by ...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge rejects 5 witnesses in Coast Guard murder trial
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected five witnesses in the Coast Guard double homicide case on Kodiak Island, ruling that defense attorneys had not established that their testimony was relevant. One witness appeared in handcuffs after authorities say he tried to carry a handgun pas...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board adopts $51.25M budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education adopted a $51.25 million budget for fiscal year 2015 on Monday, even while the state Legislature continues to discuss what funding formula Alaska’s school districts will have to work with. “We’re still teetering between several possibil...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard rescues 3 after wave knocks Copacabana
The Coast Guard said on Monday it was completing a mission to medevac three injured seamen off of a cargo ship some 300 miles south of Kodiak after being pummeled by a large wave in high seas. Three men on the Liberian-flagged cargo vessel Copacabana were out on deck at the time of the impact, re...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough parks and rec board gets smaller
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly brought the parks and recreation committee to full compliment by lowering the number of seats on the perennially undermanned advisory body. Ordinance No. FY2014-18 passed during the assembly’s regular meeting Thursday changes parks and rec from nine members to s...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Ahn claim Pentathlon crowns
A distance specialist and a first-time trackster proved to be the most diverse athletes in the Kodiak Invincible Pentathlon.  Junior Levi Thomet won the boys title with 2,714 points, while junior Yuri Ahn took the girls title with 2,390 points.  Thomet, the top distance runner in the state, won t...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walker ready to challenge Gov. Parnell as an independent
After his 2010 Republican Party primary challenge of Gov. Sean Parnell failed, attorney and former Valdez Mayor Bill Walker decided to bypass that stage in 2014 and run as an independent for the state’s top job. “It’s a better fit for me,” Walker said while in Kodiak Friday. “I can fix Alaska muc...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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