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Holding the line on domestic violence, sexual assault
“My parents call me in and we turn up the TV so we don’t have to listen to it, because it isn’t our business.” They are words that affected a 17-year-old Rebecca Shields deeply — words uttered by a family member she was visiting. They described a response to the screams that would often escape th...
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Three KHS students headed to Arctic Winter Games
Three Kodiak High School students will experience Greenland for the first time. Shaun Walton, Krystal Fabricante and Art Alejandro are representing Alaska at the 24th Arctic Winter Games, a weeklong event featuring nine contingents from the circumpolar north. This is the first time the games are ...
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Poster highlights animals, history
The new poster for 2016 Crab Festival features pieces of what makes Kodiak and Alaska great. Local artist Mary Ruskovich, who has lived in Kodiak for six years, pulled from years of Kodiak history. She’s painted some well-known pieces like the bear line-up, featuring Alaska bears in a police line...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 4
Feb. 29 At 1:05 a.m., police received two calls that a man was yelling and threatening to shoot people. He was arrested for assault in the fourth degree – domestic violence. At 9:32 a.m., a person in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road requested a cat trap for four feral cats. At 12:32 a.m., a person...
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TAPESTRY: Bronze statue to replace Fiberglas bear
Standing in front of the towering fiberglass bear near the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center across from the Baranov Museum is not a substitute for seeing a bear roam and run in its natural environment. But it’s a start. A statue can give an idea of the breathtaking reality of the an...
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KDM EDITORIAL: Outsourcing ignorance
To paraphrase the old saw about pieces of the True Cross, if Abraham Lincoln actually said everything attributed to him on the Internet, he would have to be alive and kicking today, droning along in the 156th year of his stump speech. Certainly, sharing and retweeting have contributed to democrat...
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Churches join for ecumenical Lenten service
As some of you know, I am often one of the biggest critics of the church, especially when we aren’t being very Christ-like, so I want to be one of the first to acknowledge when we are acting as if we all believe in the same God (go figure!). Two ecumenical efforts happening in Kodiak are the Lent...
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In the Courts: March 4
John Alpiak pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Alpiak was sentenced to 45 days in jail (45 suspended) and fined $500 ($500 suspended) and placed on probation for two years. John Alpiak pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Alpiak was sentenced to 128 days in jail (120 sus...
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