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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 3
October 18 • At 1:51 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:03 a.m., a 911 caller reported a dangerous driver on Thorsheim Street. It was gone when police arrived. • At 3:24 a.m., a caller reported a bear in the 1400 block of Larch Street. It was in a safe place, so police took no action. • At 4:24 a.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way on suspicion of disorderly conduct. • At 4:3...
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Fish Factor: Congress poised to cut fish pirates out of seafood trade
Alaska claimed the nation’s top three fishing ports for seafood catches last year, and wild salmon landings — 95 percent from Alaska — topped one billion pounds, an all time record and a 70 percent increase from 2012. That’s according to the annual Fisheries of the US report for 2013, just released by NOAA Fisheries. Dutch Harbor topped the list for landings for the 17th year running with 753 million pounds of fis...
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Kodiak volleyball splits with Palmer
It was only fitting that the battle for the Northern Lights Conference’s top volleyball seed went the distance. Unfortunately, Kodiak wasn’t able to hold the lead. Palmer reeled off the final five points of the match and stunned Kodiak, 22-25, 25-20, 24-26, 25-16, 15-13 in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday at Kodiak High School. With an 8-2 record, the Moose grabbed the top seed for the NLC Champio...
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Watermelons might become part of Kodiak’s future
While scientists are trying to predict the consequences of climate change, some regions are said to fare much better than others as safe havens from floods, droughts and storms. California and the Southwest are not safe zones due to drought and wildfires. And you can forget much of the East Coast, too. Hurricanes and rising sea levels are predicted to turn much of the area into a flood zone by 2100, according to a...
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Strategic planning, nonprofit contingency funding discussed at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed the strategic planning and budget process at Thursday’s work session. The current plan, a two-page document with 11 goals, was adopted in March to serve as the strategic plan for 2014 to 2018. “It’s the document that sets the assembly goals, what you folks want to have done through the year,” said Bud Cassidy, the borough manager. “Obviously, that has bearing on the bud...
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Assembly gets update on code revision effort
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly received an update at Thursday’s work session about code revisions that affect all property in the borough. The Planning and Zoning Commission is working on updating titles 16, 17 and 18 of the KIB code. Those titles deal with subdivisions, zoning and borough lands, respectively. The Planning and Zoning Commission has held three of their four scheduled public hearings regarding t...
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Kodiak swimmers dominate at Region III Championships
It was a historic day for Kodiak’s swimming program at Saturday’s Region III Championships at Soldotna High School. The boys and girls cruised to team titles, while the Bears broke six regional records — four by the sibling duo of Tahna and Talon Lindquist, one by Ila Hughes and another in a relay. The girls picked up their eighth consecutive Region III title with 107 points, 39 points ahead of runner-up Soldotna....
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Kodiak third for seafood landings, officials say
Kodiak was third in the nation for both volume and value of commercial seafood landings last year, according to the 2013 Fisheries of the United States report released on Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Kodiak’s 426 million pounds of commercial seafood landings in 2013 were worth $154 million. Ahead of Kodiak on the volume list is Unalaska-Dutch Harbor, holding its first place spo...
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Jean Isbel (Perry) Rhines
Jean Isbel (Perry) Rhines Oct. 25, 1926 – Sept. 7, 2014 Jean Isbel (Perry) Rhines, 87, longtime resident of Kodiak, and most recently, Newport, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 7, 2014. She was born in Sprague, Washington, on Oct. 25, 1926 to Mary E. (McCaffery) and Harry W. Perry. Jean married Jack Rhines, in 1949, sharing 55 years of married life and adventures. They ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 31
October 17 • At 4:26 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:12 a.m., after a 911 call from Pine Crescent Loop, a man was arrested on charges of hindering prosecution in the second degree. • At 8:05 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on East Marine Way. A man left when police asked. • At 8:53 a.m., a caller reported someone spray-painted her vehicle the previous night. It’s under investigation....
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