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Court Report 8-19-2016
Cynthis R. Rossiter, 50, pleaded to two counts of driving without a valid license. She was fined $500 for each. Scott Lynch, 57, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was sentenced to 90 days jail and fined $1,000. His driver’s license is revoked 30 days and he is on probation until May 20, 2019...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 19
July 14 At 1:12 a.m., a person reported a suspicious vehicle parked that kept the lights on but no one got out in the 500 block of Mill Bay Road. Police spoke with the driver who was just playing a game on their phone. At 7:38 a.m., a person reported a disabled vehicle in the middle of the road i...
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AMAZING NATURE: Forage Fish set the Ocean in Motion
Imagine it is a nice day, the ocean surface is flat and reflects the light from a slightly overcast sky. You are on a boat, around you a handful of nice people, all whispering quiet conversations to each other while excitedly waiting for that unmistakable sound of a surfacing whale. Then someone ...
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Prep Picks: Aiming for a better mark in Week 2
There were a few surprises during the first week of high school football action. Valdez beating Nikiski certainly was a surprise, and was one of the four games I misfired on. Soldotna beating West Anchorage was not a surprise. The Stars pushed their winning streak to an impressive 40 games. I wen...
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Winter ferry schedule shows gaps in service
The fall and winter 2016-2017 schedule is now open. The Alaska Marine Highway System released the schedule Wednesday. Throughout the winter, Kodiak will see regular service to and from Homer three to four times a week from the Tustumena. Ouzinkie and Port Lions will see about four visits per week...
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City mulls meaning of ‘casual sales’
In the second of a series of four presentations to the Kodiak City Council on revenue generation, the city finance director examined a change in city code regarding business licenses and “casual and isolated sales.” Under Kodiak city code, “casual and isolated sales and rentals of personal proper...
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Kodiak football wins uniform contest
No other football team in the state looks as good as Kodiak this season. In March, the Bears won the inaugural USA Football/Siege Sports Uniform Contest. The team received 30 home and away uniforms — tops and bottoms — shortly before last Friday’s season-opening 14-0 home victory over Houston. Th...
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Week in Words: What WWII soldiers and animal docs share
In its noun form, “vet” is a great word. It’s short for “veterinarian,” without whom, no doubt, my cat would be a lot fatter than she is right now and probably suffering from feline diabetes. It’s also short for “veteran,” which describes my father (with his 25-year long Air Force career) and my ...
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