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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Ice Skate
Kungkiq; Kankiiq - Ice Skate Cuumi kungkirtaallianga unuk nangpiarluku iraluwakan. - Before, I used to ice skate all night sometimes when the moon was out. By December, many of Kodiak’s small ponds frozen strong enough to support ice skaters. Alutiiq Elders recall the joy of skating. As youths, m...
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Kodiak sees flu as season spikes in Alaska
The flu has arrived in Kodiak as influenza season spikes across Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that flu cases in the state didn’t rise above 20 until the first week of December. In the last few weeks, that number has risen dramatically. According to the Alaska Department of Epide...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 27
The Kodiak Legislative Information Office will hold an open house from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday with Rep. Alan Austerman and Sen. Gary Stevens to hear the concerns of constituents before the 2014 session of the Alaska Legislature. The Kodiak Audubon Society is sponsoring a Christmas Bird Cou...
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Man injured on Shuyak Island medevaced to Kodiak
The Coast Guard medevaced a man who slipped and fell on ice on Shuyak Island on Tuesday. According to a release from the Alaska State Troopers, The United States Coast Guard notified Alaska State Troopers of the injured man around 3 p.m. Tuesday. The investigation revealed the 27-year-old man fro...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 27
Monday, Dec. 23 • At 12:27 a.m., a caller requested public assistance on Mill Bay Road. All was OK. • At 10:55 a.m., a caller reported suspicious circumstances. Officers called to look at the items found. • At 11:04 a.m., an officer stopped to assist a driver on Mill Bay Road. All was OK. • At 12...
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Weather causes accidents
Three people are recovering after a severe traffic accident that briefly blocked the Chiniak Highway at Deadman’s Curve on Christmas Eve. The accident was the biggest result of the snowfall that gave Kodiak a white Christmas but slickened streets and tied up traffic. According to the Alaska State...
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In the Courts: Dec. 27
Dismissals • Two counts of fourth-degree drugs misconduct against David Valley, 28, were dismissed Dec. 20. Drugs misconduct David Valley, 28, pleaded guilty to third-degree drugs misconduct, a class C felony. He was sentenced to 41 months in prison (36 months suspended), and was fined $15,000 ($...
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Philip Joseph “Casey” Twohy III
Philip Joseph “Casey” Twohy III, 57 of Kodiak passed away unexpectedly to Type 1 diabetes on Nov. 29, 2013. Casey was born in California on Feb. 17, 1956. He spent his childhood growing up in Spain and Oregon. Casey had always dreamed that one day he would become a commercial fisherman, so at age...
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