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Stutes leads in spending in house race
Candidate Louise Stutes of Kodiak is financially outpacing competitors in the race for state house, according to financial reports filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission. Stutes’ campaign reports $19,440 on hand, putting her at the fiscal top of the four candidates running for Alaska state representative in the newly formed House District 32. Stutes’ nearest competitor is Kodiak Borough Assemblywoman Caro...
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Relay for Life begins tonight
The Relay for Life benefit for the American Cancer Society kicks off tonight at 6 at Woody Way Field. Seventeen teams have signed up, and the goal is to have at least one member of each team walking the entire 24 hours of the event. Participants set up tents and camp through the night, all in an attempt to raise awareness and funding for cancer research. It can get tiring in the wee hours of the morning, so Relay ...
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Lions Club to offer free specialty eye exams
Island residents with eye disease are being encouraged to take advantage of free eye exams on Tuesday and Thursday offered by the Kodiak Lions Club. These exams are different than the normal ones the Lions offer. “This clinic is for specialty eye care, not general eye care. General eye care is always here,” said Jerimiah Myers, the eye doctor at Kodiak Vision Clinic who also is a member of the Lions. “I’m donating...
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Lots to do this summer for Kodiak seniors
Activities may be a bit different at the center this summer but there are still a number from which to choose. Our yoga instructor, Veronica Costa-Bolton, is taking off this summer but we do have video yoga on Mondays at 9:30. Veronica will return this fall to teach her popular class. We’ve incorporated some outdoor exercise with walks each Wednesday and Friday at 9:30. Come join your friends in celebrating the se...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 25
Public Safety Blotter July 6 At 12:46 a.m., officers performed a welfare check after a report of domestic violence on Mission Road. Officers arrested a man in connection with the incident and also on charges of criminal mischief. At 4:30 a.m., officers conducted a bar check on Shelikof Street. At 10:56 a.m., police answered a request that a subject be permanently trespassed from a Mill Bay Road address. At 11:42 a...
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Growing the language: elders speak to younger generations
I can still hear her voice in the yurt overlooking Qatani Bay on Afognak Island. Every word was clear and intentional. She wanted to let the young people at Dig Afognak culture camp know what a privilege it was for them to be in a place where they could be exposed to their culture — learning Alutiiq words and phrases, eating food that was a regular part of their ancestors’ diets, hearing stories that quickly trave...
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In the Courts: July 25
Tital Shelhamer pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Shelhamer was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Tital Shelhamer pleaded guilty to attempted misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Shelhamer was sentenced to one year in jail and was recommended to apply for and complete substance abuse treatment while in custody. Kelsey Kay Peterson pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment. P...
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Kodiak Post 17 begins play in Horizon tourney
Kodiak Post 17 narrowly missed qualifying for the American Legion State Baseball Tournament. Instead, Post 17 will play in the newly formed Horizon Lines Invitational that begins today at Bartlett and South Anchorage high schools. No. 1-seeded Kodiak opens against No.8-seeded West Anchorage at 6 p.m. at South Anchorage. When American Legion expanded from 12 to 16 teams this season, league officials designed a new ...
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Council hears from national defense act opponents
Representatives from People Against the National Defense Authorization Act went before the Kodiak City Council at Tuesday’s work session to provide information in hopes the council will pass a resolution against the act. Members of PANDA have testified in the past, showing up to council meetings and work sessions to speak during the public comment time in which they are limited to three minutes apiece. On Tuesday,...
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Task force proposed to keep drugs off Kodiak’s streets
The Kodiak City Council discussed a new drug task force and nonprofit funding at a three-hour work session in anticipation of its meeting tonight at 7:30. At tonight’s meeting, the council is scheduled to vote to authorize the creation of a safe streets task force. Police Chief Ronda Wallace spoke to the council in early June about the task force. Under it, some Kodiak police officers would be authorized to work o...
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