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Kodiak rains on Putney's coaching debut
Kodiak Island welcomed back a baseball legend the only way it knew how to with wind, rain and toe-numbing coldness. The conditions made Mark Putney’s debut as Homer’s head coach a memorable one, but for all the wrong reasons. Behind a pitching gem from Jakob Arnold and a three-hit performance fro...
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Skate fans grind council
A long roster of citizens appeared at the Kodiak City Council’s regular meeting Thursday to speak on behalf of the skate park in Baranof Park. Sporting goods store owner and skating advocate Jeremiah Gardener led the charge, describing backers’ frustrated attempts to get approval for donated labo...
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First home soccer games canceled
Kodiak High School’s first home soccer match will have to wait.  The club was supposed to make its home debut Saturday against Skyview, but both the boys and girls matches were canceled because the opposing team did not arrive on the island.  Skyview was supposed to arrive on the ferry Kennicott ...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 25
Friday, April 18 • At around 2 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:14 a.m., an officer issued a no camping advisement on Marine Way. The campers left upon request. • At 7:19 p.m., a male turned himself in and was arrested for failing to appear. • At 9:05 a.m., an officer issued a...
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Update - U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski comments after Wells verdict.
A federal jury in Alaska found James Michael Wells, 62, guilty of killing two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island. “He was found guilty on all counts for murdering both Mr. Belisle and Mr. Hopkins,” U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler said. The jury began deliberat...
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Jury convicts - Update: Deborah Hopkins comments on verdict
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal jury in Alaska on Friday convicted a man of murder in the shooting deaths of two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island. James Wells, 62, was charged in the 2012 shooting deaths of Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury reaches verdict in Coast Guard murder trial
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal jury in Alaska has reached a verdict in the case of a man accused of killing two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island. The jury began deliberating Thursday in the case of 62-year-old James Wells. He is charged in the 2012 sh...
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School District : FY ’15 Funding Request Should Stand
Officials see the latest school budget wrinkle as a step closer to a balanced budget and the maintenance of school staffing levels in the coming year. The Kodiak Island Borough School District on Thursday reported that it was recommending that $11.17 million request approved by the Kodiak Board o...
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