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Post 17 splits with Kenai
A second-inning at-bat by Aaron Hocum was what Kodiak Post 17 needed to get things rolling against Kenai. Down 3-1 in the second of two American Legion AA league games, Hocum’s two-out, 11-pitch walk loaded the bases and started Kodiak’s 8-4 comeback victory Saturday at Baranof Field. The win was much needed after Kenai spoiled Kodiak’s Fourth of July by scoring four runs in the final two innings of a 6-5 victory ...
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Majors net win
Kodiak’s Major All-Star Little League team will not go winless this year. In the first game of District I pool play, Kodiak defeated Nunaka Valley-City View, 8-7, on Monday night in Anchorage. Nathan James led Kodiak’s nine-hit attack with a triple, a single and four RBIs. Lars Hanson added a double and a single. Last season, Kodiak’s group of 11-and 12-year-olds went 0-4 in District I pool play. With mostly the s...
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Dunbar makes pro debut
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar clocked his second mile under four minutes in his professional debut Tuesday in Ireland. Running in the Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet, Dunbar ran the mile in 3 minutes, 57.19 seconds. He finished third behind two other Americans Merber Kyle (3:56.72) and Masters Riley (3:56.75). Last July, Dunbar became the first Alaskan to run a sub-4 mile by clocking a 3:59.06 in a meet in ...
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Troopers make July 4 meth and pot bust
Alaska State Troopers reported Tuesday a significant drug bust after a traffic stop, bringing the total of seized drugs value to $300,000 in the last year. AST reported it stopped a 2003 Dodge Truck near mile 3 of the Chiniak Highway for a traffic offense. The troopers report claimed the driver of the vehicle, Loren Delacruz, 24, of Kodiak, was found to be on adult probation for the prior offense of attempted robb...
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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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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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