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Bear Chronicles 2015: Old bruin knows dinner bell, good manners
November 2005 was notable for early, heavy snow and generally lousy weather on the southeast end of Kodiak Island. Snow drifts were over knee deep in places and drifts on the lee side of the prevailing northwest winds were too deep to gauge. We had a group of four veterinarians from Arizona, New ...
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Underwear thief arrested, accused of violating release conditions
The man who pleaded guilty to reduced charges after a string of underwear thefts was arraigned Wednesday for violating his conditions of release. Ryan Cornelio, 19, allegedly violated his conditions of release by going to Baranof Park to play basketball and driving to White Sands Beach. Originall...
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Council talks about trash cans, structure engineering
The Kodiak City Council heard from a local trying to get decorative trash cans around Kodiak and discussed revitalizing the Joint Building Code Review Committee. Fishing company owner Bruce Schactler presented his idea to the council, proposing trash cans with decorative labels, similar to ones h...
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Entrance light provides safe passage for Kodiak vessels
St. Paul Harbor Entrance Light in Chiniak Bay is an essential navigational aid, marking landfall for vessels inbound to Kodiak. More than 1,000 vessels transit in and out of Kodiak Harbor each year and the aid marks the channel entrance, as well as a hazardous reef. Originally established in 1939...
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'Woman in Gold' is a story that mandates retelling
“Woman in Gold” (2015) is a must see film – not because of its cinematic excellence – because it is well made, tells an interesting and a shamefully contemporaneous story and because it stars Hellen Mirren. Hellen Mirren is a force of nature on the silver screen. Her portrayal of Maria Altman in ...
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KDM EDITORIAL: Troopers, KPD deserve praise, community’s support
It takes two to tango. It takes two to engage in a gunfight. We’ve all seen the video showing an Ohio police officer holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, “Shoot me.” The tense moments were captured Thursday on a body camera worn by New Richmond officer Jesse ...
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Palmer gets new coaches
Palmer High School will have a pair of new basketball coaches next season. According to the Frontiersman, the school has hired Chuck Martin to lead the boys and Elgin Hollins to coach the girls. Martin replaced Brandon Blake, who retired earlier this year. Martin compiled a 283-89 record while sp...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 23
April 8 At 2:33 a.m., police responded to an annoying animal on Melnitsa Drive. The owner was not home, and animal control will follow up. At 5:48 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault on Larch Street. It was a verbal argument only. At 8:43 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive ...
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