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Nonprofit to help people with their taxes
The Alaska Business Development Center, a nonprofit corporation that provides business consultation and tax services to rural Alaskan communities, is once again offering its Volunteer Tax and Loan Program to Kodiak residents through March 15. The program is also in Akhiok today and Wednesday. The...
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Evidentiary hearing for Coast Guard murders
An evidentiary hearing took place Monday in Anchorage, regarding the case of a Kodiak man accused of shooting two co-workers to death at a remote communications outpost near Kodiak in April 2012. James Michael Wells, 62, was arrested on Feb. 15, 2013 and charged with the deaths of Coast Guard Ele...
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Alumni update: VanMatre finishes season
Tucker VanMatre concluded his collegiate wrestling career over the weekend. VanMatre, a senior at Southern Oregon University, went 1-2 at the NAIA National Championships in Topeka, Kansas. The Kodiak High School graduate received an opening-round bye in the 184-pound bracket before losing 3-1 in ...
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Kodiak girls win first NLC title since 1985
A dominant scoring spree paved the way for Kodiak’s first regional title in more than two decades. Down by eight points, the Bears closed the first half on a 17-2 run and never looked back, earning a 64-43 victory over Colony in the Northern Lights Conference championship game Saturday afternoon ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 10
Thursday, March 6 • At 12:38 a.m., a driver was cited for no proof of insurance on Mill Bay Road. • At 1:05 a.m. a driver was given a warning for speeding and having a tail light out on W. Rezanof Drive. • Around 1:20 a.m., three bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:07 a.m., officers checke...
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Father, son face assault charges
A Kodiak man was arrested Friday night for assaulting two officers who were responding to an incident that involved the man’s son. Alaska State Troopers reported that William Yovino Sr., 58, and William Yovino Jr., 31, were taken to the Kodiak Jail and face multiple charges. According to the troo...
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Kodiak boys win first NLC title since 2001
For the first time since the 2001 undefeated season, Kodiak’s boys are Northern Lights Conference champions. The Bears won the title with an entertaining 56-50 win over top-seeded Colony in the NLC basketball championship game Saturday at Colony High School. The entire Kodiak team celebrated on t...
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Old Harbor resident fires handgun at man
An Old Harbor resident was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges stemming from a shooting that took place in Old Harbor Saturday, Feb. 15. Shaun Pestrikoff, 35, was charged with first-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon after firing a handgun at a fellow Old Harb...
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