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Kodiak warming up to frozen yogurt
“It’s been awesome so far,” entrepreneur Clara Alcaide Glynne said about running Island Freeze, her new frozen yogurt cafe in downtown Kodiak. “We’re just swamped with people after dinner.” Glynne joined the U.S. Air Force after her 2003 graduation from Kodiak High School and still serves as a technical sergeant in the Air National Guard, commuting to Anchorage each month. She also has a regular job at the Kodiak ...
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House fire started on porch
A Monday house fire in Kodiak caused more than $175,000 in damage, according to officials’ estimates. Bayside Volunteer Fire Department received the call at 2:53 p.m., Bayside Fire Chief Howard Rue said. He immediately called for backup from the Kodiak Fire Department. On arrival on scene at the end of Ptarmigan Pass Street, Rue found the house owned by Ryan Fletcher fully involved in flames. Rue praised the work ...
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Guest Opinion: A long wait for replanting decision
This past Thursday’s borough assembly meeting might best be described as a mix of the good, bad, and truly ugly. The first item on the agenda was borough funding of local nonprofit organizations. Which began with a two-hour stream of administrators and staff from the various Kodiak NPO’s coming before the assembly describing what functions they perform in the community and what they do with the borough funds that ...
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Obituary: Dennis C. Wolfe
Long-time Kodiak resident Dennis C. Wolfe, 72, passed away July 9, 2016, at his home in Sun City, Arizona. A celebration of life will be held at the American Legion, Post 17, Kodiak, at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Dennis was born March 30, 1944, in Tacoma, Washington. He attended Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma and on completion of high school he joined the Army, completing boot camp at Fort Ord and eventually...
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Designer dog nabbed from shelter
A dog was stolen from the Kodiak Animal Shelter Monday. The Kodiak Animal Shelter shared a post on Facebook asking people to be on the lookout for Chinook, a mostly black male dog with white and brown areas. “He’s a Chiweenie,” said shelter manager Jean Lilly. It’s a designer breed, a cross between a Dachshund and a Chihuahua. Chinook disappeared between 1 and 4 p.m. Monday when someone climbed the fence and took ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Cos Jacket: Ghost town on Tanana River
COS JACKET — On a canoe trip down the lower Tanana River, we’ve scrambled up a crumbling sand bank to explore a place that is less populated now than it was a century ago. No one, in fact, lives at Cos Jacket anymore. There is a cabin-size cache with a tin roof. A few sagging log structures sit on a ledge overhanging the Tanana. One of the cabins has lost its door and front wall to the river. Its long ridgepole po...
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Home lost in fire
Bayside Fire Department, assisted by the Kodiak Fire Department, responded to the mid-afternoon Monday fire of a house at the end of Ptarmigan Pass Street owned by Ryan Fletcher. According to Red Cross spokeswoman Beth Bennett, the two residents were not at home at the time of the fire, and their dog who was tied up outside is safe. However, Bennett said much of their property was destroyed and the Red Cross will ...
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Police Blotter 7/19/2106
May 20 At 1:06 a.m., police received a report of a neighboring residence in the 300 block of Marine Way playing loud music. Patrolling officers were advised. At 8:42 a.m., a person in the 3000 block of Mill Bay Road reported items stolen from their vehicle. It’s under investigation. At 9:07 a.m., a person in the 500 block of Alimaq Drive reported things were stolen from his vehicle. They wanted it logged for insur...
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Guest opinion: Another side to the Nickerson story
Every family, it seems, has its black sheep. The Booths had John Wilkes (Abraham Lincoln’s assassin), but they also had William, who founded the Salvation Army … redemption! The Nickersons of Bothell were reputed to have two black sheep, according the Sea Story column, “Tragedy in Uganik, 1988,” in the July 12 Daily Mirror. I believe that story has foul canal water in it, and feel justified to say that about the N...
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Injured girl in serious condition
The girl who was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday is in serious condition at a Washington hospital, University of Washington Medicine media relations representative Brian Donohue said Monday. Independent sources reported one of the girl’s hands was severed in the accident. According to an Alaska State Trooper report, “The ATV landed on the driver’s left arm causing major injuries.” The driver was ...
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