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Kodiak Island Births: July 29
• Colby James Peterson was born June 17, 2014, at 6:22 a.m. to Janell Shanagin and Fernando Peterson of Ouzinkie. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. Also welcoming him to the family are McKayla, Logan, Gavin and Jazmin Peterson. • Iris Penelope Gandel was born July 22, 2014, at 6:17 a.m. to Matt and Melissa Gandel of Kodiak, who are originally from New York and Oklahoma. She weighed 7 pou...
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Kodiak’s road to Invite win looking steeper
The pitching of Ketchikan's Colton Paulson knocked Kodiak to the losers' bracket of the Horizon Lines Invitational Sunday in Anchorage. Paulson struck out 15 in eight innings as the Kings topped the Islanders, 7-4, in an American Legion winners' bracket baseball game at Bartlett High School. All is not lost for Kodiak, the tournament's top seed, but the road to the title got a lot tougher. Post 17 must win five st...
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KIRA holds motocross, raffles dirt bike
Dust, exhaust, the smell of burgers and flying dirt bikes filled the air at the Kodiak Island Racing Association’s motocross on Saturday. KIRA holds events almost weekly throughout the summer. Saturday’s motocross was the fifth one this year, and there are still four more to go as well as one more mudbog and family night. There were several races using both the small pit bikes and larger dirt bikes. The bikers acc...
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Relay meets fundraising goal
Relay for Life kicked off with good weather and well over 100 people showing up at the beginning of Friday’s festivities at Woody Way Field. The annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society started off with chairwoman Kathie Morin saying they had raised $35,000 of the $50,000 goal so far, and she hoped the rest would be made before the 24 hours was up. They made it. Morin said the final amount raised at the e...
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City fire department shows off new $450,000 engine
Deputy Fire Chief Jim Mullican showed off Kodiak’s new fire engine to the city council after Thursday’s meeting. With this new engine, the city is back to having two engines and a ladder truck. The city sold one of its old engines in October 2012, Mullican said. Since then, they’ve only had one engine, which led to problems when that engine needed maintenance or repairs. The ladder truck is unable to go certain pl...
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Council Oks creation of drug task force "Safe Streets"
The city of Kodiak is one step closer to creating an assistant city manager position and approves task force. At its regular meeting Thursday, the city council moved forward with an ordinance that would create the position. “We have been talking about this for a period of time and believe it’s the best way to distribute the city manger’s work load,” City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski said. “We’re a large enough city t...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 28
July 9 At 3 a.m., police investigated what they called a suspicious vehicle left unoccupied on Selig Street. At 4:42 a.m., officers permanently trespassed an individual from a Shelikof Street address after taking a report of disorderly conduct. At 11:35 a.m., officers took a report of a possible drunken driver on Rezanof Drive West. At 12:10 p.m., police investigated a report of malicious mischief at a Alimaq Driv...
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Nasturtiums add a kick to your garden and your plate
People who live in more temperate areas don’t give nasturtiums a second look. They’re often regarded as weeds, since they reseed easily and will grow absolutely anywhere with the least amount of maintenance. (Ever been in southern California in June?) But whether you grow nasturtiums in Cambridge or Kodiak, they’re often seen as ornamental annuals, blooming through early summer before the heat (or frost) turns the...
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Harold Naughton ~ 1927 - 2014
Harold J. Naughton 87, affectionately known by family and friends as "Uncle Harold," died July 8, 2014, at Kodiak Providence Island Medical Center in Kodiak. Harold was born in Cordova in 1927 and moved to Kodiak in 1935 with his family. As a World War II veteran, Harold was honorably discharged from the U.S Navy in 1946, before graduating from Kodiak High School in 1947. After receiving a degree from the Universi...
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Public comment needed on Alaska fisheries policy
Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska. While the outcomes might get mixed rants and reviews, no one is ever denied the chance to state ideas, concerns and gripes to decision makers. Several opportunities are available right now. First, a revised draft of the Magnuson-Stevens Act was released for public review and comment. The MSA is the primary federal law that gov...
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