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Tapestry: Micah Burnett’s midnight brush will stay with him a long time
Micah Burnett thought it was going to be quick. He had to run outside to retrieve his brother’s skateboard. That’s all. But before he returned to his room that night, he had an encounter that will likely be in his head for a long, long time. And those eyes. He’ll remember them for the rest of his life. It was 1 o’clock on Monday morning, July 28. Micah remembered that he had left his brother, Seth’s, skateboard on...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 22
July 26 • At 1:34 a.m., police warned a driver on Ismailov Street for speeding. • Around 2:15 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 4:53 a.m., a 911 caller reported a fistfight on West Marine Way. • At 5:45 a.m., someone reported being harassed by a man. She did not want to press charges at that time. • At 10:36 a.m., a 911 caller requested a welfare check on Larch Street. It was a verbal argument ...
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In the Courts: Aug. 22
Casey Eads pleaded guilty to attempted manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance in the second degree. Eads was sentenced to 72 months in jail (48 suspended) and placed on probation for five years. Andrew Panamarioff pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Panamarioff was sentenced to 45 days in jail (45 suspended) and placed on probation for three years. David E. Robinson pleaded guilty to d...
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Fructuosa (Tosing) Labitad
Fructuosa (Tosing) Labitad, 88, died on Aug. 14, 2014, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Visitation was at 12 p.m. with service at 1 p.m. on Aug. 21, 2014 at Legacy Witzleben Funeral Home located at 1707 S. Bragaw Street. Burial followed at 2 p.m. at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery located at 535 E. 9th Avenue. Frustuosa was born on March 25, 1926 in Cebu City, Philippines. She moved to Alaska in July of 1992,...
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Kodiak hosts Homer in first NLC game
It’s hard to imagine a must-win football game in Week 2, but that is how Kodiak is approaching its matchup with Homer on Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “This is a must-win for us,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “We have to be ready to come to play.” This is the first of only three Northern Lights Conference games for Kodiak this season. The other two conference games are against powerhouses Kenai (Week 3)...
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Home cross country schedule loaded with must-see races
Kodiak’s 2014 cross country schedule features two can’t-miss home events. The first comes on Aug. 29 when West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond invade Fort Abecrombie State Historical Park for a star-studded regular-season meet. The meet will feature the top four boys teams at last year’s state meet — West Anchorage was first, West Valley second, Kodiak third and Kenai fourth. “That will be a nice state pr...
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Pigskin picks: Ketchikan surprises in opening week
Life is good. Another week has passed and the Seattle Mariners are still in the playoff hunt. I’ve forgotten what it is like for your team to be in contention in August — nothing is better than scoreboard watching and sitting on the edge of your seat for every pitch. I even skipped a workout at the gym to watch a morning Mariners game this past week — I also skipped a squat session to keep my legs fresh for a soft...
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Man sentenced for March drug bust
A Kodiak man who was originally charged with a Class A felony for having $34,000 worth of heroin was sentenced to two years in jail on a plea deal late last month. The Kodiak Police Department notified the Alaska State Troopers that Casey Eads, 39, was bringing heroin to Kodiak on an Era Aviation flight on March 8. The police heard about it from an anonymous phone call, according to the charging documents. While T...
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Kodiak’s homeschool, correspondence offerings expand
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s homeschool and correspondence offerings are expanding this year to be available throughout the state. “The program isn’t new, we’ve had homeschool offered through the district in the past, but this year, we are now statewide,” said Lisa Cavan, the district’s homeschool coordinator for kindergarten through eighth grade. A grant from the State of Alaska funded AK Teach, th...
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School gets new website
The Kodiak Island Borough School District has a new website, with a new look and back-end changes that promise additional features especially for teachers and staff. “From the front perspective, it looks the same, the layout is pretty much kept the same, we tried not to change it up too much so that parents wouldn’t have a difficult time finding things in the places that they normally found them before,” said Dest...
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