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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Thursday, Jan. 31 • At 12:44 a.m., a caller reported two men were trying to start a fight. The men separated and left. • At 1:01 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 2:25 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated woman was standing in the middle of the road. She left the area on her own. • At 10:18 a.m., a caller reported his vehicle had been hit. • At 11:23 a.m., a caller reported one of her tenan...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting started for halibut
Good news! The halibut sport fishing season opened February 1. What? You didn’t realize there was a closed season? It’s academic for most of us due to weather and cold, but in fact the halibut season closes during the month of January to protect their spawning. Halibut fishing in February is academic for most of us too, because the fish are so deep. Even if the weather was warmer, it’s not much fun to fish in wate...
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Alumni update: Horn nets double-double
DAILY MIRROR STAFF University of Alaska Anchorage’s Alysa Horn collected a double-double in a 60-52 loss at Simon Fraser on Thursday. Horn played the entire game and tallied 10 points and 11 rebounds — 10 on the defensive end. The senior also had four steals and one block. In a 83-72 loss at Western Washington on Saturday, Horn went for 17 points and seven rebounds. Horn enters this Thursday’s home game against Se...
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Playbook: Feb. 5
Wednesday, Feb. 6 Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School, 2:45 p.m.
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After borough, state hurdle for care center
The Kodiak Island Borough is working hard on plans for a new hospital facility, but the project’s ultimate future may rest in the hands of the state of Alaska. During a wide-ranging Thursday night work session, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed three major votes on a proposed long-term care facility to be built next to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. The care facility, commonly called a nursing...
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Man takes ax to fishing vessel engines
A former employee of the fishing vessel Pacific Producer is accused of damaging three of the vessel’s engines with an ax. Jamshid Hudaykulov, 24, was arraigned in Kodiak district court Jan. 23 on three felony charges. He faces one count of third-degree criminal mischief and two counts of third-degree assault, class C felonies. According to court documents, the incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Jan. 23 when Huday...
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Nominate someone for First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards
To the Editor: Wherever I travel in Alaska, I meet volunteers with big hearts and helping hands. I know you see their positive impact in your community. Please take time to nominate an outstanding volunteer for the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Awards. Nominations are due by March 1. Details and a link to the nomination form are available at gov.alaska.gov. Thanks to all our volunteers for making a difference...
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Garden Gate: Gardeners swap seeds
When it comes to spring gardening, Kodiak gardeners are pushing the envelope. Gone are the days when we waited until Memorial Day weekend to sow carrot seeds and transplant seedlings. Thanks to cold frames and plastic covered hoophouses and raised beds, growers can sow crops outside with confidence and hope. This same confidence and hope flourished at Saturday’s annual seed Sswap and potluck, where 15 or so garden...
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Prep wrestling: Sega wins state
Never count Leo Sega out. After finishing a disappointing fifth-place finish at the Northern Lights Conference championships last week, not many people thought Kodiak’s heavyweight wrestler would do much at the 4A state championships. Sega proved the critics wrong. The junior plowed his way through the 285-pound bracket to claim his first state title with a dramatic 6-5 win over Palmer’s Brian Thompson in Saturday...
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Margaret Dale McLane
Wasilla resident Margaret Dale McLane, 64, passed away with her loving husband, daughter and son in-law at her side on Jan. 19 at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer. A celebration of life in honor of Margaret will be held in the spring. Maggie’s cremated remains will be scattered at a remote location where her mother and father are. Margaret was born Oct. 27, 1948 in Cresent City, Calif., daughter of Joseph ...
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