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JROTC program may come to Kodiak
Kodiak may have it’s own Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in the future. Jay Baldwin, a former National Guard member, is running the effort to get the program into Kodiak High School. Baldwin ran the National Guard unit in Kodiak as the activity duty member for over 20 years, and he retired in October 2013. Before he retired, Kodiak High School brought down an ROTC group from Anchorage, including re...
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Skyler Waite charges dropped
The State of Alaska has dropped the charges against the Kodiak woman whose arrest last year went viral on YouTube. Then 20-year-old Skyler Waite was originally charged with two counts of assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. One of the assault charges was later amended to harassment. All of the charges stemming from the April 29, 2013 incident were dropped on Tuesday. Kodiak’s District Attorney, Steve ...
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Run the Rock slated for Saturday
Time is running out to register for Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock. The last day to register for the marathon, the half-marathon and 10-kilometer races is 7 p.m. Friday. Registration for the 5-kilometer event begins 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. All four races are a fundraiser for public radio station KMXT. The marathon starts at 8 a.m. on Trident Way, near the Fisheries Research Center. It ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 9
October 1 • At 9:35 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a man in a residence off Malutin Lane on an outstanding warrant for petition to revoke probation. October 2 • At 6 p.m., state troopers responded to the Sharatin and Spruce Cape roads area after a report of a disturbance between a man and a woman. A man was arrested for fourth degree assault. October 3 • At 6 p.m., state troopers began investigating a report...
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Gail Ann Heitman Paddock
Gail Ann Heitman Paddock A woman of extreme strength, courage and love, who was beautiful, soft and now peaceful and free as a dove. Someone on who our admiration was built around, for her womanhood, daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother since she was brought into this ground, you are loved and will always be remembered. Services for Gail Ann Heitman Paddock daughter of Allen and Merle Heitman will be held Oct...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 9
September 27 • At 12:17 a.m., a man on Center Avenue refused to pay his tab on Center Avenue and was removed from the bar. • Around 12:34 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 1:08 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Rezanof Drive. It was unoccupied. • At 1:29 a.m., a bear was spotted getting into the trash in the Purtov and Larch streets area. It was gone when police arrived. • At 4:...
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KHS tennis players head to state tourney
Eight players will represent Kodiak High School at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Tennis State Championships that begin Friday at Alaska Club-East in Anchorage. Of those eight, only senior Joyce Bachini has played on the state’s biggest stage. The 4-foot-11 Bachini will be making her third state appearance. As a sophomore, she went 1-2 in the girls doubles competition and last year went 0-2 in girls singles. ...
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Health center beautifying its space
For the past few months, patients at the Kodiak Community Health Center have been welcomed into the hallways by a large painting of Barometer Mountain. It was painted earlier this year by then-senior Dong Won Yu, a student at Kodiak High School. Prior to that, the health center had created an employee beautification committee and sought the help of local art teacher at the high school, Bonnie Dillard. “I had the s...
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Walk and roll to school starts soon
Kodiak’s Island Trails Network is promoting human-powered locomotion to and from school through their “walk and roll” program. October is National Walk to School Month, and the program starts on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Its goal is to incentivize alternatives to vehicles. “The advantages of having more students walking and biking to school safely include increased safety for students and pedestrians, the development of a...
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Playbook: Oct. 9
Friday, Oct. 10 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament.
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