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Public Safety Blotter: July 2
June 10 Around 1:36 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:05 a.m., police conducted a security check on Chichenof Street. At 2:09 a.m., police conducted a security check on Simeonoff Street. At 9:41 a.m., police responded to an abandoned vehicle. It was previously red-tagged and ha...
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Post 17 ends trip with tough loss to Juneau
A week jammed full of games in Anchorage for Kodiak Post 17 ended with a tough 7-5 American Legion baseball loss to league-leading Juneau Tuesday at Bartlett High School. The Bears finished the six-game, five-day trip with a 3-3 record, and now stand at 7-3 in league play (8-5 overall). With eigh...
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'The Wolfpack': Seven normal children in spite of a bizarre upbringing
Stage and Screen By: Bernie Karshmer Our 24-hour news cycle has exposed us to more "news" than many of us are equipped to process. This situation is complicated by a frequency and repetition of stories that we would not have known about not previously. This deluge of time-killing stories also fea...
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Kodiak historian to deliver speech in Jinan, China
Kodiak historian Dawn Lea Black said she will be leaving for Jinan, China next month to deliver a speech at an international conference that encourages research in all aspects of women’s history. Black, 68, co-edited “Natalia Shelikhova,” a book about the pioneering 19th-century Russian-American ...
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Kodiak resident writes novel about murder over island
A Kodiak resident decided to throw book mysteries into the wilds, so to speak, receiving rave reviews about a murder that supposedly took place over the wilderness of the Emerald Isle. Robin Barefield has written “Murder Over Kodiak,” a novel that opens on a beautiful, June afternoon with the mai...
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Washington state medicine student lives, works and learns in Kodiak
Like most people visiting Kodiak for the first time, Ryan Bosler’s thoughts Tuesday drifted on seeing a big bear. He had his sights set on the largest subspecies of brown bear. But Bosler, 26, is not a hunter. Before leaving Kodiak, he’d like to see the famed Kodiak bear only to shoot photos that...
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School Board approves $46.9 million budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education approved its $46.9 million budget at a special meeting on Monday. Much of the district’s budget comes from the State of Alaska, through a calculation called the foundation formula, which includes the base student allocation of $5,880, t...
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Bow and arrow hits mark as family sport
This summer, the archery bug has definitely hit our house. (And shed. In more ways than one!)  In front of our red shed rests an archery target — a big foam square with large pink dots painted on it. Around the foam target are six hay barrels to help absorb the stray arrows. Around those barrels ...
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