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Man gets three years for church vandalism
The man who caused substantial damages to Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Cathedral received three years in jail, with a year and a half suspended, during sentencing on Monday. Arkimedes Garcia, 22, will receive credit for the time he has served since the June 2015 incident, and if he gets credit for good time, could leave jail in early summer. During Monday’s proceedings, Garcia’s public defender Emily Jura ar...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Kodiak hoopsters on top of the standings
Three former Kodiak basketball stars are on conference-leading college teams that have reeled off lengthy winning streaks. Leading the way is redshirt freshman Hannah Wandersee, whose University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team has won 10 straight games and is leading the Great Northwest Athletic Conference with a 11-1 record, 24-1 overall. The No. 2 Seawolves increased their win streak with a pair of G...
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Outdoor Kodiak:
February can be an interesting month for anglers with no fishing in sight and time on their hands. This is when new gear starts to appear. The manufacturers certainly do all they can to make you reach for your wallet. Just look at the ads full of big fish and excitement! I do a lot of tackle pondering this time of year, but I’m not taken in by all the glitz of the ad men. Instead I look back at last season’s exper...
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Kodiak Island Births: Feb. 2
Lyla Rebecca Hietala was born at 8:39 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2016, to Derek and Angela Hietala. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. Her parents are originally from Minnesota and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Peterson Elementary School and the baby’s father works for the U.S. Coast Guard. Also welcoming her to the family is Ariella, 3, and Grayson, 22. Grandparents are Sheila and V...
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Lindquist sets 2 age-group swimming records
Kodiak swimmer Talon Lindquist shattered a pair of state records and collected five titles at the Alaska Senior Championships over the weekend in Anchorage. The 16-year-old sophomore set new state standards for his age division in the 100-and 200-meter long-course backstroke. Lindquist clocked a time of 58.97 seconds in the 100 back, topping the previous record of 1:02.22 set by Kyle O’Brien in 2008. In the 200 ba...
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Ostrander clocks fast 5,000 time
A pair of eye-popping indoor track performances happened over the weekend. In Seattle at the UW Invite, Kenai High School graduate Allie Ostrander finished second in a loaded 5,000-meter field with a time of 15 minutes, 21.85 seconds — 22 seconds behind 2012 Olympic runner Kim Conley and 23 seconds ahead of 2014 USA cross country champion Amy Van Alstine. The performance broke the Boise State record and the Mounta...
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Local Results: Feb. 2
City League Basketball Sunday, Jan. 31 Trailblazers 71, Strangers 53 Marco Pattitucci 22 points, Corey Gronn 13, Brian Parnell 13, Darren Luzano 9, Bill McGuire 8, Chris Augire 4 and Josh Desmarais 2 for Trailblazers. Jon Panamarioff 17 points, Dallas Panamarioff 11, Scott DeTorres 9, Matthew Delgado 7, Arnold Charliaga 7 and Jordan Shanagan 2 for Strangers. ISA 2, SILA (forfeit) Water of Life 80, Naranja Ninjas 6...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 2
Jan. 2 At 2:11 a.m., police received a report of a man violating conditions of release in the 200 block of West Rezanof Drive. They were gone when police arrived. At 2:40 a.m., police warned a driver in the 1800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having a faulty rear light. At 3:11 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Gibson Cove Road. At 3:16 a.m., police removed debris from East Rezanof Drive. At 3:39 a.m., pol...
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Budgetary bigwigs deliver dismal details
A Saturday community presentation gave Kodiak area residents an opportunity to learn more about the state’s current fiscal crisis and some of the proposed steps to address it. State budget director Pat Pitney gave an overview of the current state of Alaska finances and the governor’s budget proposal. Rasmuson Foundation director Diane Kaplan presented the findings of a recent poll conducted by the foundation. Fina...
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Man gets one year for 2015 hit-and-run
The man who hit a pedestrian in early 2015 causing serious injuries pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and will serve one year in jail, according to court documents. Alexander Rice, 43, pleaded guilty to leaving an accident without assisting the injured with charges of tampering with evidence, no insurance, assault in the third degree, and driving with a cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited license dismissed. ...
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