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Truck totalled; no fatalities
A two-car collision on Mill Bay Road saw dozens of emergency workers from the Kodiak police and fire departments and the Coast Guard trying to extricate the driver from a totaled truck early Monday evening. More than a dozen rescue workers worked in the rain to extricate a driver from a Dodge Dur...
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Triathlon athletes enjoy conditions
Normally when competitors finish Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon they reach for a cup of hot chocolate and a blanket. That wasn’t the case this year. With the temperature soaring past 50 degrees, athletes opted for sunscreen and a cup of cold water when they crossed the finish line of the 29th Earth...
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Sexual harassment merits fast response
As a municipal attorney representing local governments across the state for over thirty years, I deal with complaints of sexual harassment and improper behavior. These cases are investigated post-haste. Sound judgment, if not the law, requires nothing less. Gov. Parnell’s four-year failure to tak...
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Fires near missile launch site put out by motorists
Two auctioneers and a group of passersby on Sunday found themselves putting out fires off Pasagshak Road using soda bottles and similar containers to douse flames. Cliff Brulotte and Scott Fisher of Alaska Auction Co in Anchorage, in town for an auction on Monday, were out sightseeing near the mi...
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Kodiak population growth seen flat through 2042
A state report projects the Kodiak Island Borough will have roughly the same population in 2042 as it does today. The report, released last month by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, estimates Kodiak will see generally flat growth in the years ahead. Population numbers are...
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Kodiak JV wins Houston Baseball Invite
Kodiak’s junior varsity won the Houston Baseball JV Invitational Tournament Saturday in Houston. Behind a complete-game performance from pitcher Sam Bennett, the Bears beat Palmer, 15-7, in the championship game. Bennett struck out nine, allowed two hits and gave up seven runs — three earned — in...
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Alumni update: Strong second in 1,500
Port Lions graduate Katie Strong had a strong showing in the 1,500-meter run Friday at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. The New Mexico State University junior placed second in a field of eight with a time of 4 minutes, 57.87 seconds. Unattached runner Minori Hayakari won with a tim...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 6
• Phoebe Ayren Grace Overbeck was born at 5:04 p.m. April 28, 2014, to Mark and Heather Overbeek. She weighed 7 pounds, 11.6 ounces and measured 20.75 inches long. Her parents are originally from Michigan and now live in Old Harbor. Her parents both work with Send North. Also welcoming him the fa...
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