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Most charges dismissed in fishing violations case
All but one of the dozens of charges against Trident Seafoods and two fishermen were dismissed when the case was resolved earlier this month, according to court documents. According to a court log from a change of plea proceeding on Feb. 4, Trident pleaded no contest to a single count of unlawful...
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Charges added in meth bust
More charges have been filed and two additional suspects named in connection with methamphetamine and a gun found by Alaska State Troopers in January. David Benton, Mark Benton and Belinda Galovin have now each been charged with misconduct involving a controlled substance in the third degree, mis...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 17
Feb. 12 At 1:59 a.m., police received a report of a man in the 200 block of Kashevaroff Avenue who said he was going to kill himself. He was admitted to the hospital for evaluation. At 5:16 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 2600 block of Mill Bay Road. At 8:50 a.m., animal control impo...
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Loggers have responsibility for falling trees
To the editor: A few weeks ago we had winds over 60 mph. Due to narrow buffer zones near the Chiniak Highway about two dozen trees fell on and across the highway. Can you imagine what would have happened if someone had been traveling that section of road when those trees fell? Those trees are so ...
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NLC Power Rankings: Record-setting performances
Ever since featuring Rob Foster’s incredible 61-point performance for the Kodiak High School boys basketball team in this space a few week ago, I’ve been curious what the record is for most points scored in a game. I had time to look it up earlier this week on the National Federation of State Hig...
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Ice worms: enigmas of the north
Recent research on the ice worm has shone some light on the tiny creature that appears when the sun sets on warmish glaciers. Few people have seen ice worms, but they are not mythical. Wispy and less than one inch long, ice worms live on glaciers, wriggling to the surface at night and sometimes l...
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Local Results: Feb. 17
City League Basketball Thursday, Feb.11 Trailblazers 66, Island Espresso 59 Darren Luzano 21 points, Marco Pattitucci 16, Jo Putnam 14, Bryan Parnell 8, Charlie Russell 3, Bill Mcguire 2 and Corey Gronn 2 for Trailblazers. Juan Ruiz 27 points, Brandan Pickett 12, Lexxan Data 11, Brandon Jensen 4,...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 17
QUESTION: What round did the Los Angeles Dodgers draft Kodiak’s Cliff Anderson in the 1992 MLB June Amateur Draft? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: Katie Strong, a 2011 Port Lions graduate, won four state titles. In her senior year, she won the 800-meter run (2 minutes, 25.86 seconds) and the 3,200 (11:48.00)...
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