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Troopers seeking information on hit-and-run of teen
A hit-and-run left a 14-year-old girl injured on Thursday after a truck reportedly struck her on Neva Way. Alaska State Troopers are still searching for the vehicle. A troopers report said the girl was riding her bike when the truck hit her. The report said that the driver fled the scene, not stopping or assisting the biker after the hit. The truck was described as a maroon Ford with KVOK Crab Festival stickers on...
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New Kodiak High School principal discusses future
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s Board of Education approved Chris Aguirre as the new principal for Kodiak High School at a June 30 meeting. Aguirre has been here before, serving as the director of career and technical education for the school district in the 2005-2006 school year. When he left Kodiak, Aguirre went to New York City, where, he reports, his year in Kodiak influenced his career. “Career an...
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New owners at Island Hydraulics
While Wikipedia defines hydraulics as “a topic in applied science and engineering dealing with the mechanical properties of liquids,” Lucas Baxter sees hydraulics as a world unto itself best off practiced through experience. Baxter and his wife Aimra just took over Island Hydraulics, one of the city’s oldest hydraulics machine shops, in June. He said the shop sells Wexler winches, “probably the best winch on the m...
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Archpriest Macarius Targonsky
Archpriest Macarius Targonsky, 84, fell asleep in the Lord Wednesday, June 25, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. A viewing will be held 6 p.m., June 30, at Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in Kenai. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Monday at the church. Additional viewing will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, at the church and Divine Liturgy will be 10 a.m. Tuesday. His Grace, Bish...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 9
June 22 • At 1:52 a.m., a caller dialed 911 to request a subject removal on West Marine Way. The person was gone when police arrived. • Around 2:02 p.m., police conducted five bar checks. • At 2:07 p.m., a man found a credit card and turned it in on West Marine Way. • At 3:27 a.m., police ticketed a driver on Marine Way for having studded tires, no insurance, and an expired registration that was not in the vehicle...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 9
Lexie Lynn Steele was born at 5:23 a.m. on June 8, 2014, to Jordon Squartsoff and Brandon Steele. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak and live in Kodiak. Lexie’s father is a commercial fisherman, while her mother is a stay at home mom. Also welcoming her to the family is Izabelle Steele. Grandparents are Joan and Eldon Squartsoff from Kodiak and Robert an...
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Alaska State Trooper report: July 9
Troopers report July 2 • At 10:43 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash near Mill Bay Beach. A 17-year-old driver with a passenger had pulled out of Mill Bay Beach and was struck by another driver. The driver and passenger of the struck vehicle had minor injuries and were taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the struck vehicle was cited for failing to...
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Playbook: July 9
Wednesday, July 9 Baseball: Kodiak Junior All-Stars vs. Dimond-West at District I pool play in Anchorage, 4 p.m. Thursday, July 10 Baseball: Kodiak Major All-Stars vs. Anchorage Military at District I pool play in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Kodiak Junior All-Stars vs. Anchorage Military at District I pool play in Anchorage, 4 p.m.
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Update: Wells gets four consecutive life terms sentence
“(I was) touching him and praying to God he would just wake up. He looked like he was just taking a nap,” Nicola Belisle said.
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Developing: Wells awaiting sentencing for Coast Guard murders
James Michael Wells could find out whether he is spending the rest of his life in jail Tuesday in the shooting deaths of two co-workers at the Coast Guard communications station two years ago. Wells, 63, convicted in April of murdering Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, awaits sentencing in the U.S. District Court in Anchorage. It had taken an Anc...
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