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Alaska Science Forum: Far-out science at giant gathering on Earth and space
Following a press conference at the enormous fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, an unusual sound was heard in a room of reporters: Applause. Writers and videographers representing news agencies from around the world clapped at the conclusion of a presentation by four scientists involved with the NASA mission to Mars, now in its second year. After a year of cautious data checking, ther...
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Christmas in Kodiak winners announced
When Nicole Carver received a text telling her she was a raffle winner of some dollar amount with several zeros, she thought she was about to get scammed. But she was wrong. Carver won $2,000, the grand prize of the Christmas in Kodiak raffle, said Ellen Simeonoff, general manager of Kodiak Island Broadcasting Company Inc. “I thought it was a scam,” Carver said. “I got a text from my hairdresser and I didn’t recog...
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Local Results: Dec. 31
City League Basketball Dec. 29 RC Enterprise 88, Great Alaska Flooring 65 Peter Inthavong 24 points, Randy Diocares 19, David Diocares 16, TJ Agmata 12, Tyson Miranda 10, Marvin Baloran 4 and Matt Regele 3 for RC. Germain Jimenez 20 points, Myrgel Obas 15, Charlie Garcia 11, Jaron Steele 10, Matt Amor 7 and Tyrone Walker 2 for Great Alaska Flooring. Commsta 70, Nets System 50 Ricky Winston 32 points, Thomas Gresha...
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Thanking KPD for spreading holiday cheer
I recently had an encounter with the Kodiak City Police Department when I was pulled over for going a little too fast down Rezanof Drive into downtown Kodiak. I realized I was moving too fast as soon as I saw the patrol cruiser. When I saw the officer turn his car around, I knew he was coming for me. I told him so when he approached my vehicle and he thanked me for my honesty. He then took my documents back to his...
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Kodiak girls host Kenai
Kodiak’s girls basketball team opens its brief home season Friday against Kenai. The game tips at 7 p.m. The two teams play again Saturday at 6 p.m. Both matchups count in the Northern Lights Conference standings. The Bears only play seven home games this season, all before February. It will be the first home varsity game for most of the girls on the team. “We haven’t really talked about it,” Kodiak coach Krista H...
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Olive Ruth Gordon
Long time Kodiak resident Olive Ruth Gordon died Dec. 18, 2014 in Portland, Oregon, at age 87. Born Olive Ruth Fleener on March 2, 1927. Married to William Bryce Gordon on July 4, 1946. Ruth and Bryce moved to Kodiak in 1978 and lived here for approximately 22 years. She lived her last few years in Alsea, Oregon, with husband Bryce and her son Fred. Bryce passed away in 2004. Ruth had a lively, youthful, and gener...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 31
Dec. 18 At 12:05 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Kashevaroff Avenue. The person left when police asked. At 12:31 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 12:34 a.m., police cited a man on Marine Way for criminal trespass. At 12:50 a.m., police arrested a man on Marine Way for a warrant for failing to report to jail. At 1:28 a.m., police warned a driver in the Hemlock and Willow streets area fo...
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Kodiak boys take on 3A class
Kodiak’s boys basketball team will be ringing in the new year on the hardwood. The Bears play at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Bethel at the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational at Anchorage Christian High School. Kodiak is the only 4A school in the eight-team tournament that concludes Saturday. The rest of the field is made up of six 3A schools — Sitka, Kotzebue, Valdez, Barrow and ACS — and 2A Point Hope. “We hope we can ...
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Drugs intercepted at Kodiak air charter
Alaska State Troopers have confiscated a package containing illegal drugs at a Kodiak-based air charter company. The drugs have been disguised to look like mail, law enforcement officials said. The troopers originally received a report of a suspicious package at a local air charter around 2 p.m. on Dec. 17, officials said. Troopers said the package was on its way to one of the villages and a suspect in the case ha...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 30
Dec. 17 Around 12:31 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:17 a.m., police cited a man on Marine Way for having an open container. At 1:50 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. At 2:57 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive West for having an obscured license plate. At 3:17 a.m., police cited a driver on Thorsheim Street for having no proof of insuranc...
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