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Public Safety Blotter: March 10
March 5 At 12:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the West Rezanof Drive and Fulp Street area. At 8:39 a.m., police left a no camping warning on Pillar Mountain. At 8:48 a.m., police gave a no camping warning to a man on Pillar Mountain. At 9:59 a.m., a person reported a specific man keep...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 10
Feb. 19 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers received information from an officer of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Spar who had boarded a fishing vessel in the Kodiak area. He observed two lingcod on the vessel’s aft deck during the boarding. Wildlife troopers conducted an investigation and a 6...
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Earl D. Peterson
Earl D. Peterson, better known as “Pete” to all his friends, passed away March 3 at his Home in Kodiak. He was born to Otto and Meryle Peterson in Moose Lake Minnesota on Jan. 27, 1930. He came with his mom and dad and six siblings with the colonists to the Matanuska Valley in 1935. As a teenager...
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KIBSD to administer controversial test again
Kodiak Island Borough School District students will take the Alaska Measures of Progress test one more time before the state replaces it next year. The test was first used last year, and it was controversial because of reporting delays quality issues, and after students scored low on the tests al...
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Longliner workshop set for Wednesday
Researchers from Washington Sea Grant and Oregon State University will present about albatross bycatch during a workshop for longliners on Wednesday. “We’re going to be providing an overview of albatross biology and why they are sensitive to bycatch, and give an update on conservation efforts,” s...
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Kodiak girls get new life at tournament
There is no sugarcoating it; the 2015-16 Kodiak girls’ basketball season has been challenging. Three games into the season the team lost one of its three returning players — Kahye Yu — due to early graduation. Near the end of the season, junior Nelly Hernandez, the team’s second leading scorer at...
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Healthy Kodiak: Screening for common cancer saves lives
Cancer is a scary word. Many people do not like to talk or think about cancer. We all hope we never get cancer. Today, I want to give you some really good news about cancer. Some cancer is preventable, which means you can avoid getting it. Cancer prevention is worthwhile and saves lives. By parti...
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Capitol Report: E-cig youth restriction gets hearing
Greetings from Juneau. This year’s legislative session has passed the halfway point, and while much work is ahead of us before our scheduled adjournment on Sunday, April 17, I think we are on pace to finish on time. As you can imagine, the FY 2017 budget continues to dominate the discussions in t...
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