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Alaska State Trooper report: July 17
July 6 Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Kodiak contacted Michael Putzer, 52 of Aberdeen, Washington, during a commercial vessel boarding. An investigation revealed Putzer was operating his commercial vessel without the vessel identification numbers visible. Putzer was issued a citation for failure to display vessel identification numbers with bail set at $210. July 8 Kodiak AWT contacted Gordon Naumoff, 33, of Old Ha...
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The Frame Shop hosts art contest
Students ages 7 to 18 have the opportunity to enter their best artwork into The Frame Shop’s competition to be displayed on their Artist of the Month wall. There are two age groups, 7-12 and 13-18 and the deadline is in two weeks, July 31, at 5:30 p.m. All of the submitted artwork will be displayed at The Frame Shop during August, giving viewers the chance to vote. The artwork will also be posted on Facebook. Both...
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Achievers: June 5
Will R. Dumm of Kodiak High School won a National Merit Scholarship to attend Montana State University-Bozeman. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Monday approximately 1,600 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. MSU is among the leaders in the nation for recipients of the prestigious Goldwater and Truman Fellowships. MSU is a comprehensive, land-...
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2 arrested on drug charges
Alaska State Troopers arrested two 21-year-olds on drug charges after a traffic stop last week, and summoned a juvenile into court for drug charges on July 5. On July 10, troopers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near the intersection of Carroll Way and Spruce Cape Road, according to a trooper report. One of the passengers, Steven Macinko was on probation for a prior charge of theft in the second degree a...
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Former Kodiakan in band competing for record deal
A theoretical neuroscientist, a husband and father, and a musician in a psychedelic band. That’s former Kodiakan Keegan Keplinger, 33, who is part of the band Luop Garou that is currently competing for a record deal with Sony Music UK. Keplinger grew up in Kodiak, as part of a commercially fishing family. He spent a couple summers fishing, but then decided academia was more his speed. He attended the University of...
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Majors fall in District I Finals
Late-inning errors cost the Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team in the opening-round of the District I Finals Monday in Eagle River. Leading by two over Anchorage-West in the fifth, Kodiak committed two errors that led to four runs and an 11-9 loss that dropped the team to the consolation bracket. Kodiak played Anchorage-Military late Tuesday night in an elimination game. The winner plays at 7 p.m. t...
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Bars raise money in cancer fight
Bartenders at two different locales in Kodiak might have been visible from a long way off Saturday due to the hot pink shirts they were wearing to advertise a cancer fundraiser. Male and female bartenders alike at Tropic’s Lounge and the Kodiak Island Brewery participated in the “Tips for Tatas — Saving Second Base” party. The event raised monies for the American Cancer Society’s Kodiak Relay for Life coming up la...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 16
June 29 • At 1:22 a.m., there was a bear sighting in the 2100 block of Mill Bay Road. The bear left when police arrived. • At 1:31 a.m., police saw a bear raiding thrash through Simeonoff, Zentner, Leichner and Bartel Streets. Police hazed the bear with air horns, sirens and cracker rounds. • At 1:46 a.m., police took a man on Mission Road into protective custody. • At 1:59 a.m., police conducted a security check ...
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Vote Yes to Restore Alaska as an “Owner State”
I do not align myself with the politics of former Governor Sarah Palin. The less I hear or read about her, the better. So in this regard, I was recently surprised to find myself grateful for reading what she had to say. The topic was oil and gas taxes in Alaska. As you may recall, Governor Palin, riding a wave of corruption clean-up, came into office to overhaul Alaska’s oil and gas tax structure. Amidst the suspi...
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Robert M. Henderson
Robert M. Henderson, or “Red” as he was affectionately known, died in Bellingham, Washington, July 3. He was 78 years old. Red was born in Bryson City, North Carolina, and came to Alaska in 1957 with the United States Navy. Red’s last port of call with the U.S. Navy was Kodiak Island. During his time on Kodiak Island, he fished on the F/V Peggy Jo and F/V Robbie for Oscar Dyson, eventually starting a lifelong care...
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