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Kodiak named one of the healthiest communities in Alaska
Kodiak is among the healthiest communities in Alaska, according to a County Health Rankings report released Tuesday. The fifth annual report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute listed Juneau and Sitka as the other healthiest places in the state. Western Alaska continues to have the poorest health outcomes, according to the study. “Alaska’s data are br...
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Chamber to end economic development service to governments
Kodiak Chamber of Commerce will end its annual contracts to provide economic development service to local governments on April 30. The chamber sent a letter earlier this month to the Kodiak Island Borough and city of Kodiak invoking the contracts’ early termination clauses, rather than continue to the June 30 end. Chamber executive director Trevor Brown said the chamber board decided on the change at its March 17 ...
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Playbook: March 28
Friday, March 28 Track: Kodiak High School blue/gold meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 2:30 p.m.; running events, 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29 Baseball: Kodiak High School blue/gold game at Baranof Field, 1 p.m. Roller derby: Rock Island Rollers bout at Kodiak Middle School, 6 p.m.
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Local results: March 28
Bowling Tuesday, March 18 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Alvin Arboleda, 299; Steve Tyner, 266; Jeff Kiefer, 256. Scratch series — Alvin Arboleda, 847; Jeff Kiefer, 726; Steve Tyner, 693. Handicap game — Jeremy Pippin, 343; Alvin Arboleda, 323; Steve Tyner, 289. Handicap series — Jeremy Pippin, 940; Alvin Arboleda, 919; Jeff Kiefer, 783. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Barton, 203; Ruth Hentges, 201; Mona Johnson, 190...
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Could a big earthquake strike again?
Fifty years ago today, on Good Friday in 1964, Alaskans experienced the second-largest earthquake in modern times. One overarching question regarding the 1964 Earthquake is could this kind of earthquake, which killed hundreds, caused millions of dollars in damage, destroyed entire villages, and changed the face of Alaska happen again? The answer is yes, but probably not in our lifetimes or those of the next few ge...
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Cheer inspried by KHS girls hoops team
Kodiak was out in force at the recent ASAA State Basketball Tournament in Anchorage. Blue and gold was all over Sullivan Arena. Watching the girl's and boy's perform and seeing the community support reminded me of a cheer some will remember: “We're from Kodiak, couldn't be prouder, if you can't hear us, we'll yell a little louder.” Feeling inspired watching all this team spirit, sportsmanship, and especially the c...
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Man falls from 30-foot cliff
A severely injured person who fell down a 30-foot cliff on Cliffside Drive in Kodiak late Tuesday was transported by ambulance to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for treatment. According to a release from the Kodiak Fire Department, the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department requested assistance from the city department at 11:30 p.m. A team trained in high-angle rescues hauled the victim by ropes up the cliff. ...
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Old Harbor resident charged with second-degree assault
Old Harbor resident Alec Inga, 37, was charged with second-degree assault after an incident at his home on March 20. According to a report from the Old Harbor village public safety officer, the alleged victim was treated for injuries at Old Harbor clinic. She said Inga hit her with a frying pan. Alcohol was a factor in the incident, according to the report. Contact the Daily Mirror newsroom at editor@kodiakdailymi...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 27
Saturday, March 22 • At 12:11 a.m., a driver on Mill Bay/Center was given a verbal warning for their taillights. • At 12:19 a.m., a driver on Powell/E. Reanof was given a verbal warning for speeding. • Around 2:16 a.m., four bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:25 a.m., an intoxicated male on W. Marine Way was taken into protective custody. • At 9:02 a.m., a driver on Mill Bay Road was given a verbal warning...
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Kodiak man assaults girlfriend with tomahawk
Kodiak resident Kenneth Michener, 29, was charged with third-degree assault following an incident Sunday night in which he allegedly brandished a tomahawk and a gun. According to an Alaska State Trooper, Michener’s girlfriend said he had come home from a bar and became violent, eventually getting out a tomahawk and damaging some furniture. She said he then took out a loaded gun and left their Briggs Court residenc...
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