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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 16
Jan. 10 At 12:09 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated pedestrian on Center Avenue. They were gone when police arrived. At 2:05 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having an obscured license plate and erratic speeds. At 2:21 a.m., police conducted a bar check on Marine Way. At...
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Community events: Feb. 16
MONDAY, FEB. 16 All day — Kodiak Public Library closed. 7 p.m. --— Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education meeting, assembly chambers. . 7 p.m. — Downtown Abbey night TUESDAY, FEB. 17 6:30 p.m. — DowntownAbbey night at Kodiak Public Library. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18 6:30 p.m. --— Rovin...
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Measures to take to minimize garden damage
It’s starting to look a lot like springtime in Alaska. Really? Several people have asked me about flowering bulbs poking above the soil and buds appearing on bushes, including salmonberries and honeyberries. Like last year around this time, a common question went something like this: “This is onl...
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Girls split at SoHi
Kodiak rallied from one deficit, but couldn’t overcome another over the weekend in Soldotna. Down by nine points early in Friday’s contest, the Bears battled back to take a 43-35 decision over the Stars in a Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game. On Saturday, Kodiak trailed by 16 point...
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A victory for Red
Before the start of Friday’s game against Soldotna, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson had just one message for his team: “We are going to win this one for Red.” Red West was smiling from above. Playing for the first time since the death of their former assistant coach, the Bears won an ...
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Museum honors area couple for volunteer efforts
The Alutiiq Museum has recognized Brigid and Harry Dodge as recipients of its Volunteer of the Year award, the museum said in a news release Sunday. Brigid, a retired teacher, and Harry, a retired biologist, own Kodiak Treks, a wilderness lodge that sits on Aleut Island in Uyak Bay. The Dodges vo...
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Remembering Red: Kodiak hoops coach dies of cancer
Red West was easy to pick out of a crowd. He was the middle-aged guy nestled on the Kodiak High School boys’ basketball sideline with a face full of — you guessed it — red facial hair. Beyond the bristly look, West was one of the boys. He cheered when an unbelievable play was made, told jokes and...
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Celebrating Agape love
The last straw was the TV commercial for JC Penney encouraging everyone to “buy gifts for all your Valentines” and, of course, “use your JC Penney card” and get in even more debt after the Christmas binge of gift buying. I wanted to throw my remote at the TV, but managed to refrain. I have picked...
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