In the Courts: May 10 Dismissals
• One count of misconduct involving weapons against Andre Dahmani, 26, was dismissed April 26.
• Charges of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor and fourth-degree drugs misconduct against Robert Houle Jr., 33, were dismissed.
• Charges of first-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, two counts of fourth-degree drugs misconduct, petitions to revoke probation, a technical violation,...
Senior Life: May celebrates Older Americans Month May is Older Americans Month throughout the country, and this year’s theme is, “Unleash the Power of Age.” And that is what we at the Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. try to do each day.
There are always activities at the center in which to participate. This Friday, we are having a special luncheon in celebration of Mothers’ Day. Come and enjoy a delicious lunch with your friends where the mothers get served.
Tapestry: Overnight celebrity heads Young Life conference in Kodiak For a fleeting moment in the grand scheme of things, Brent Cunningham gained national fame. But what ultimately matters to this statewide director of Young Life, a Christian ministry that works with high schoolers, is the eternal.
Cunningham, who lives in Sitka, was one of the thousands who ran in the Boston Marathon. Less than an hour after he reached the finish line, the bomb exploded. As he and his wife, Karen,...
Time to close online tax loophole This week, the U.S. Senate approved a bill that would force online stores with gross sales of $1 million or more to collect sales.
In 1992, the Supreme Court ruled a state can only collect taxes on businesses that have physical locations in that state. That’s a big boost for companies like Amazon and eBay, which gain an advantage over businesses that operate locally.
The new bill now goes to the House of Represent...
Playbook: May 10 Friday, May 10
Baseball: Kodiak vs. Homer, 1 p.m.; vs. Wasilla, 7 p.m. at Wasilla. Junior varsity vs. Wasilla, 4 p.m.
Softball: Kodiak vs. Service, 5:45 p.m.; vs. Dimond, 7:30 p.m. in Anchorage. Junior varsity vs. South Anchorage, 4 p.m.
Track: Kodiak at the Region III Championships at Nikiski High School; Port Lions at the Region II Championships at Su-Valley High School.
Saturday, May 11
Baseball: Kodiak vs....
Harbor deaths caused by heroin overdose More than two weeks after two men were found dead on separate boats in St. Paul and St. Herman harbors, the deaths were declared heroin-related by the state medical examiner’s office in Anchorage.
David Babarovich, 44, was found dead on the fishing vessel Alaska Patriot at 2:22 a.m. April 19, in St. Herman Harbor, and 12 hours later police received a call reporting the death of Thaddeus Zdobylak Jr., 41, on the fi...
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KHS softball heads to Anchorage After spending a year away from softball, Kodiak’s Megan Pyles is making up for lost time.
Through the first eight games of the season, Pyles has cemented herself in the middle of the Bears’ batting order. The junior sports the team’s second-highest batting average at .412 (7 for 17), with five runs batted in and four runs scored.
“I had struggles with hitting right when we got started, but it got better at the...
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Blotter: May 9 Sunday, May 5
• At 12:23 a.m., officers received several reports of a man causing problems. The man reportedly broke a window, scared people and took their money. He was involuntarily taken into protective custody to the hospital. Charges are pending.
• At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported seeing a vehicle hit a pole. The car was gone when officers arrived.
• At 1:08 a.m., a caller reported hearing yelling and screami...
Alaska State Troopers: May 9 Wednesday, May 1
At 5:02 p.m., a 69-year-old Kodiak man reported he had parts stolen from a vehicle stored on his property at mile 30 on Chiniak Highway. The value of the parts is $70. Anyone with information concerning the theft may contact Alaska State Troopers Kodiak post at 486-4121.
Saturday, May 4
A Kodiak couple reported they had jewelry stolen from their home on Aviation Loop in Kodiak. The value of the j...
Borough will discuss employee pay and benefits The Kodiak Island Borough assembly will tackle the issue of employees’ pay and benefits at a work session beginning 7:30 p.m. tonight.
Assembly members will hear from Fox Lawson & Associates, which will present the results of a study measuring whether or not public employees’ pay is competitive with market averages.
Preliminary results of the study, posted on the borough’s website, indicate the borough is competit...
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