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GARDEN GATE: Surprises in the garden
Last Friday it poured, but at the Kodiak Athletic Club, it was bright and sunny. Friday was ‘neon shirt day,’ which meant you were encouraged to arrive at the gym wearing day-glow t-shirts. Let me tell you, a bunch of humans bench pressing and doing push ups in hot pink, hot orange and chartreuse...
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Anthony "Tony" Perez Chaco
Anthony "Tony" Perez Chaco passed away Feb. 27 in Lacey, Washington, where he celebrated his 70th birthday the week before. The ninth of 11 children, he was born in Agat, Guam, in 1946. Shortly after completing trade school he married and started a family. In 1971 he moved his family of four to K...
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Assembly votes down manager contract, but may reconsider
With a vote of three to two, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly failed to approve a contract with a borough manager candidate. Assembly members Frank Peterson, Mel Stephens and Dennis Symmons voted no while assembly members Kyle Crow and Larry LeDoux voted yes. Assembly members Rebecca Skinner an...
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Auction coming up
It’s auction night on Saturday as the Kodiak Arts Council prepares to auction off a rare carved ivory boat and hundreds of other items. It’s the council’s largest fundraiser, said executive director Katie Oliver, with the event usually raising about $30,000 for the nonprofit. The ivory and baleen...
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Charter skippers expect good year
Kodiak charterboat operators are optimistic for a good season this year and say bookings are about on par with previous years. Dave Jones, owner of AlpenView Wilderness Lodge and president of the Kodiak Association of Charterboat Operators, said he has heard from several charterboat operators tha...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 8
March 21 At 3:25 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 1700 block of Mill Bay Road. The driver was negative for impairment. At 4:54 a.m., police gave a no camping warning to a man in his vehicle in the Hillside Drive and Cope Street area. At 8:19 a.m., police warned a driver in th...
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In the Courts: April 8
Setema Aitolu pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Aitolu was sentenced to 45 days in jail (42 suspended) and fined $1,500 and had their license revoked for 90 days and ordered to use an ignition interlock device after regaining the license and ordered to comply with recommendations of ...
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Kodiak baseball opens season with only two returning starters
If you are headed to the ballpark to take in a Kodiak High School baseball game this season, make sure to grab a program — you will need one. “We are very young,” fourth-year skipper James Arnold said. “When you see the parents dropping the players off for the varsity team you know you are young....
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