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Outdoor Kodiak: Don’t hang it up if kings don’t take bait
I’ll be the first to acknowledge that the king fishing has been tough so far this spring. The bait just hasn’t arrived in local waters, and most days you have to strain a whole lot of water to find a very few kings. The migrating kings simply aren’t coming within easy reach of town. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? But there’s a golden lining in the situation. With so little bait around, the other species of resident f...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 24
May 5 At 12:33 a.m., someone requested a welfare check on a highly intoxicated woman. She was gone when police arrived. At 8:30 a.m., police received a report of a minor vehicle accident in the Powell Avenue and East Rezanof Drive area. The parties exchanged information. At 9:15 a.m., a man in the 3700 block of Otmeloi Way reported neighbor dogs were frequently loose and came into his yard harassing his dog and go...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 24
Caryn Alivia DeHart was born at 4:18 a.m. on May 15, 2016, to Amanda Nelson and Craig DeHart. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Kodiak Area Native Association, and the baby’s father works at B&R Fish. Also welcoming her to the family are Kaik, Kelson and Ryder. Grandparents are Ken and Kathie Nelson from Kodiak...
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Capitol Report: Session could go up to 30 days
Hello from Juneau. The second session of the 29th Alaska Legislature ended May 18, though as you probably know, the governor has called lawmakers back to Juneau for a special session to complete work on several major issues we were unable to reach agreement on during this year’s session. The special session began Monday and may last up to 30 days. The special session’s agenda items include the fiscal year 2107 ope...
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Kodiak baseball draws fourth seed
Kodiak baseball opens the Southcentral Conference Championships against a team it met in the opening weekend of the season. The Bears, the South Division’s fourth seed, drew North Division champion Wasilla in Thursday’s opening round at 10 a.m. at Oiler Park in Kenai. Wasilla, the defending region champions, topped Kodiak, 12-0, in the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament on April 15 at Baranof Field. The W...
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Shelter marks 25 years serving families in crisis
The Brother Francis shelter hosted an open house Saturday in celebration of its 25th anniversary and the completion of a building addition and renovations. Volunteers gave tours of the facility, walking through sleeping quarters, offices, a kitchen and the “serenity room,” used for overflow sleeping quarters and Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings. According to a report put together for the event...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrests made in school break-ins
Two people were arrested Friday morning in connection to recent break-ins at area schools, according to an Alaska State Trooper report. AST and Alaska Wildlife Troopers arrested Desiree Heglin and Richard Knagin, both 25-year-old Kodiak residents, after responding to complaints of two suspicious subjects “yelling at each other” while building a fire on a trail near Beaver Lake Drive. According to the report, troop...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 23
May 3 At 5:50 a.m., police arrested a man in the 400 block of East Marine Way on suspicion of violating conditions of release and criminal trespass in the second degree. At 12:48 p.m., police towed a red-tagged vehicle in the 200 block of Shelikof Street. At 1:59 p.m., a person asked police to pick up possible drugs from the 100 block of Benny Benson Drive. The suspected substance was seized for destruction. At 4:...
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Soccer finishes fourth
Kodiak’s bid to qualify for the boys state soccer tournament came up one win short. After knocking off Wasilla in a quarterfinal thriller, the Bears fell to Kenai, 7-2, and Soldotna, 5-2, to place fourth at the Northern Lights Conference Championships Saturday in Kenai. “It was a tremendous season,” coach Eric Waltenbaugh said. “Just to be able to go a step further than we did last year and playing in those big ga...
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Track: Boys win 10th title in past 11 years; Bigley, 400 relay tops for the girls
Make it back-to-back Region III track and field titles for the Kodiak boys, and 10 in the past 11 years. The Bears racked up eight titles and rolled to a 28-point victory over Colony at the Region III Championships Saturday at Colony High School. Seniors Billy Alcaide and Kordell Pillans each earned a pair of individual titles. Alcaide took the 100- and 200-meter crowns in times of 11.56 and 23.41. He blazed to a ...
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