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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 24
November 5 • At 3:12 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:23 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Powell Avenue and East Rezanof Drive area. • At 7:28 a.m., police warned a driver in the Powell Avenue and East Rezanof Drive area about a headlight out. • At 7:38 a.m., police...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak residents get an avalanche of tips on safety
Being aware of surroundings and keeping an eye out for red flags are the top two things to do when heading into avalanche country. That was the takeaway from a class on avalanche safety held on Saturday with a packed room at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Kodiak Island Search...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Law-enforcement officials, health organizations talk about dangers of meth and heroin
Representatives from the Kodiak Police Department and local health organizations told a crowd about identifying drug paraphernalia and signs of drug use. A local detective with the Kodiak Police Department, who requested anonymity, said meth and heroin are, by far, the two most common drugs in Ko...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrapping our hearts around wreaths
At the Kodiak Garden Club’s annual wreath-making workshop on Saturday, about 50 people gathered at St. Mary’s Marian Center around tables covered with branches, spools of wire, pliers and Christmas decorations. The air was scented with cedar and pine and charged with high expectations to come awa...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banner year for salmon catch expected in 2015
Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers. For the state’s (and nation’s) largest fishery, Alaska pollock, the Eastern Bering Sea stock has more than doubled its 10-year average to top 9 million tons, or 20 billion pound...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where's the snow?
While snow has pelted much of the rest of the United States, Kodiak and the rest of Alaska has seen warmer temperatures and little snow. Alaska’s relatively warm temperatures compared to other areas cold and snow is pretty normal, according to Craig Eckert, the local National Oceanic and Atmosphe...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: This news week is for the dogs
What a zany news week in Kodiak. In my eight years here, I don’t recall a week quite like this. A stabbing a block away from the Daily Mirror office, a captain drunk at the wheel of a boat that was grounded not just once, but twice, and a person in Chiniak who mistook oil fuel for water and blew ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Affidavit: Stabbing suspect said he ‘could kill’ victim
Before a fatal stabbing Sunday, a Kodiak man charged with manslaughter said he “could kill” the victim, according to a police affidavit. Teila Tofelogo, 44, faces manslaughter and assault charges in the case that left Dennis Fathke, 59, dead. The affidavit by Sgt. Tim Putney of the Kodiak Police ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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