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Cleary named St. Mary's principal
St. Mary’s Catholic School principal Brian Cleary has removed the “interim” from his title. Cleary, a former Kodiak College professor came out of retirement this fall to lead the pre-kindergarten to eighth-grade school on an interim basis. He was named full-time principal last week and has agreed be principal through at least the 2014-2015 school year. Cleary came to Kodiak in the late 1980s, shortly after that he...
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Coast Guard helps mariner in the Bering Sea
A Kodiak-based Coast Guard helicopter helped transport a mariner from a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea Monday night. A MH-60 Jayhawk flew out to the 158-foot fishing vessel Arica where a man was reportedly suffering from abdominal pain, according to a Coast Guard news release. The Seattle-based ship was about 20 miles out of Cold Bay when the helicopter picked up the mariner, according to Coast Guard spokesman P...
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Local results: Feb. 12
City League Basketball Tuesday, Feb. 14 Camai 91, Golden Alaska 82 Jon Sanchez 26, Jemuel Medina 23, Zach Keplinger 15, Jeffrey Miranda 14, Petaia Sega 8 and Richie Barton 5 points for Camai. Michael Mainifo 21, Jeff Ryser 16, Elijah Hiner 15, Mark Galindo 12, Ashley Hiner 9, Tony Will 7 and Josh Cislo 2 points for Golden Alaska. Real NOJ 72, Loose Cannons 53 Dylan Haskell 30, Lonnie Rigsby 12, Justin Spencer 11, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 12
Monday, Feb. 10 • 1:14 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Marine Way. • 1:43 a.m., an officer was unable to capture a loose dog on Gerasim/Hillside. • 2:22 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Shelikof Street. • 3:03 a.m., a male was given a disorderly conduct advisement on W. Rezanof Drive. • 10:40 a.m., a caller reported a renter damaged a room on Rezanof Drive and left drug paraphernalia behind. • 10:53 a.m., a f...
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Business Spotlight: Kodiak man turns pallets into furniture
One man’s bonfire is another man’s raw material to build an Adirondack chair. About six months ago, Andy Hathcock began using recycled wooden shipping pallets to make chairs, benches, cubbies, chests and other types of furniture. What started as a way to keep occupied has grown into a handful of commissioned jobs as word of his work has spread around the island. His recent work includes the benches at the Java Fla...
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Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California
An expected event in Alaska could affect millions of Americans. Here’s how: On Thursday, March 27, 2014, a slab of the seafloor larger than human imagination fractures, rumbling beneath the Alaska Peninsula. In several planet-ringing minutes, thousands of years of potential energy releases to become kinetic. A great earthquake occurs right where scientists predicted it would. The Pacific floor plows beneath Alaska...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 12
Healthy Tomorrows is holding a community meeting at noon today in the KANA conference room No. 1. For more information, contact 481-2424. The Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation Board meets at 5:30 p.m. today in the KSWCD conference room. For more information, call 486-5574. The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its Kodiak Brown Bag Lunch Series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the refuge visitor center. Ke...
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Kodiak boys extend winning streak to 6
Kodiak showed no signs of being tired Monday evening against Palmer. Playing in their third game in four days, the Bears raced out to a 23-point first-half lead and cruised to a 72-42 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory at Kodiak High. Kodiak beat Colony on Friday and Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley and only got one day of rest before entertaining Palmer. Kodiak was originally scheduled to host Palmer...
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Bayside fire chief announces retirement
A longtime Kodiak fire chief is stepping down. Fire Chief Bob Himes, who’s run the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department for the last 18 years, announced this week he plans to retire. He’s given the department plenty of time to hire his replacement; he will stay on until Dec. 31, 2014. Himes first came to the Emerald Isle as a Coast Guard firefighter. He’s also worked as a village public safety officer in Port Lions. ...
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Kodiak transit to get second bus, add public dial-a-ride service
With the arrival of a second bus this year, Kodiak’s public transportation system will expand to offer dial-a-ride shuttle service to the general public. The Kodiak Area Transit System now has one bus, a white Ford F-450 minibus that spends two hours a day operating a scheduled route for the general public. It spends most of its time making personalized dial-a-ride trips for a restricted ridership made up of senio...
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