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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 27
Olle James Milligan was born at 1 a.m. on Jan. 16, 2015 to Isaac and Emily Milligan. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. His father was originally from Kodiak and his mother was originally from Washington. His parents now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at East Elementary School and his father is a fisherman. Proud grandparents are Mike and Bridget Milligan of Kodiak and Jim and Be...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Planning and dreaming for spring fishing
This could be an exciting year for fishing. Sure we can anticipate more great fishing in the months to come. But I’m talking about the continuing evolution in tackle and fishing methods for Kodiak. Each year I spend the long winter months reflecting on the past season and lessons learned. But I also manage to fish other waters in warmer climates, trying out gear and methods that just might work on Kodiak. On top o...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 27
Dec. 31 At 9:58 a.m., police were unable to catch a loose dog on Willow Street. At 10:49 a.m., after a call, police took an individual on Rezanof Drive East into protective custody. At 11:56 a.m., police responded to a moving vehicle accident on Mill Bay Road. There were no injuries and the driver wanted it logged for insurance reasons. Around 3:02 p.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 3:12 p.m., a c...
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Kaune making a mark at William Penn
Former Kodiak resident Jacques Kaune is making a mark on the William Penn University men’s bowling team. Kaune, a junior, has bowled 53 games since the season started in October and is averaging a team-best 202.3. He has a high game of 268 and has produced some of his team’s top finishes in tournaments, placing twice in the top 10 and four times in the top 25. In the Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic that con...
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Council amends Horizon contract
The Kodiak City Council has amended its agreements with Horizon Lines for the use of Pier 3 and authorized changes to two Pier 3 contracts. Kodiak’s recently renegotiated contracts with Horizon would not allow the corporation to have a lien against the new crane Horizon will be providing for the new Pier 3. Horizon was recently acquired by Matson Navigation Company, necessitating amendments to the contracts to ref...
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Middle school locked down due to student threats
The borough's school district locked down Kodiak Middle School for about 25 minutes Friday after a student allegedly threatened another student, officials said. The school district did not give more details about the students involved and KIBSD superintendent Stewart McDonald downplayed the incident. “This particular case was where someone was just upset, and they weren’t able to keep the person in one place so th...
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Achievers: St. Mary's student of the semister
St Mary’s School students Joycie Garchitorena and Fatima Monge honored as Elk’s Students of the Semester Joycie Garchitorena, a 7th-grader at St. Mary’s School, is the daughter of Miramar and Joseph Garchitorena of Kodiak. Joycie walks her faith in her desire to help the less fortunate in our community. As a result of an assignment that asked, “What can you do to make your community a better place,” Joycie took th...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 26
TEEN COURT RECEPTION Join the Kodiak Teen Court Bar Association and the Kodiak Teen Court board of directors for the swearing in of new attorneys from the Kodiak Teen Court Class of 2014-2015 and the recognition off the newly appointed Kodiak Teen Court judges at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26 at Roy A. Madsen Justice Center Kodiak Courthouse, Courtroom A, 204 Mission Road. Join the new members and their families for a r...
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Garden Gate: Growing vegetables from seed
Primroses are blooming and garlic bulbs are sprouting. Sounds lovely, but it’s January, not May. Because my crystal ball is a little dusty, I don’t dare predict what February and March will bring. Some things don’t change, though. Like seed starting. Oh sure, varieties ebb and flow, especially when it comes to hybrid seeds (we’ll talk about that in a future column), but the basics of seed starting is the same. Gro...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 26
Dec. 30 At 1:17 a.m., a 911 caller reported a domestic disturbance on Mill Bay Road. No disturbance was found. At 1:25 a.m., police cited a driver in the Gerasim Drive and Thorsheim Street area for having no proof of insurance, driving under the influence, having expired registration and drug paraphernalia. At 9:50 a.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Mill Bay Road. Police were unable to locate it. At 10:20 a.m....
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