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Major All-Stars will rely on experience
The only Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team to win a state title was in 1982. Manager George Lee is hoping to end that drought this season with a team loaded with experience. Ten of Kodiak’s 11 players are 12 years old, while seven were on last year’s squad. “It is basically the sa...
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Coast Guard air base celebrates 50th with morale-builder
The Coast Guard’s Air Station Kodiak celebrated 50 years since it gained the air base designation. The base celebrated that in conjunction with a monthly morale-boosting day. The Coast Guard base in Kodiak officially became a designated air station in 1964. “That signified their permanence here i...
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Overturned car accident being investigated by state troopers
Alaska State Troopers reported a serious accident involving an overturned car on June 21 at approximately 7:56 p.m. Troopers and emergency medical services personnel responded to a report of a single vehicle accident near mile 11 of Pasagshak Road. AST said in a statement that an investigation re...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 2
June 14 • Around 1:51 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 9:06 a.m., someone on Hillside Drive reported they had been a victim of fraud via an on-line scam. • At 9:10 a.m., someone called 911 requesting a welfare check on Hemlock Street. • At 10:07 a.m., someone reported her fri...
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The mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska Range
Forty-two years ago, an Army helicopter pilot flying over a tundra plateau saw a group of caribou. Thinking something looked weird, he circled for a closer look. The animals, dozens of them, were dead. The pilot reported what he saw to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The caribou, 48 adult...
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Fourth of July events
• Tustumena ferry leaves at 9:30 a.m. for Port Lions for the July 4th Anniversary Party of Port Lions. The ferry departs for home at 5:00 p.m., stopping in Ouzinkie. For more information, call the city of Port Lions at 907-454-2332 or the Native Village of Port Lions at 907-454-2234. • The City o...
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Super-yacht in Kodiak waters awaits orders
Kodiakans might have noticed a massive yacht anchored offshore. Its sleek design glistens thoughtfully visible from Deadman’s Curve and the Kodiak airport. The white ship is actually the Vava II, a super-yacht commissioned by the Swiss-Italian billionaire entrepreneur Ernesto Bertarelli, who gave...
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Post 17 splits with Eagle River
While Kodiak’s starting pitchers labored, the bullpen came up big to earn an American Legion AA baseball doubleheader split with National Division leader Eagle River on Saturday at Baranof Field.  Post 17 received a six-inning masterpiece from reliever Sam Bennett in the first game, but lost to E...
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