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James McCarthy, two-time winner of the Kodiak Island Golf Championship, died Monday
Kodiak lost a golfing icon on Monday. James McCarthy, a two-time Kodiak Island Golf Champion, died of pancreatic cancer in Kodiak. He was 38. McCarthy, who was also a commercial fisherman, was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. He underwent surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments in Anchorage....
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Investigator: Police acted properly on Sept. 16
A report by the city of Kodiak’s independent investigator concludes that Kodiak police officers “maintained a professional response and demeanor” during a Sept. 16 encounter that evoked public attention and criticism. On that day police Sgt. Francis de la Fuente responded with officers Kathleen G...
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Town, state seek best e-cig policy
E-cigarette use among Alaska adults rose from 1 to 4 percent from 2010 to 2013, according to a state of Alaska epidemiology bulletin from the Department of Health and Social Services. Nationally, the popularity of e-cigarettes has increased, but the safety of the product, particularly when used b...
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Assembly reviews manager questions
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly held a first discussion about candidates for a new borough manager and questions for upcoming interviews, Tuesday during a special work session. Current manager Bud Cassidy will retire in March. The assembly has seven candidates, one local to the borough, one fr...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 4
Jan. 5 At 9:12 a.m., a person reported someone broke into his residence and stole items from the 700 block of Hemlock Street. It’s under investigation. At 10:38 a.m., police chalked tires in the 300 block of Center Avenue. At 11:59 a.m., police received a report of a vehicle running over a sign i...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 4
TODAY'S QUESTION: Who won the inaugural Kodiak Island Golf Championship in 1987? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: In 1972, Kodiak, Eielson, Palmer and Chugiak participated in the Class A State Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Top-seeded Kodiak was upset by second-seeded Eielson, 80-74, in the cham...
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WEEK IN WORDS: A super time at dance, uke concerts
Let’s take a break from the heaviness of state politics and budgets. We have a lot to celebrate and look forward to this week. For instance, this past Saturday, the Kodiak High School dance students performed a marvelous 39 different routines to a packed house at the Gerry C. The concert was movi...
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Wasilla girls drop from top spot
The top girls team in the Northern Lights Conference lost its top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Wasilla dropped to second in the 4A rankings, while Dimond grabbed the No. 1 slot. Ketchikan, East Anchorage and Lathrop rounded out the top 5. All five teams are competing...
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