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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 4
Tuesday, Nov. 27 • At 1:44 a.m. and 1:48 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 5:23 a.m., a caller reported a man was harassing his mother. The man left when officers asked. • At 9:11 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 9:37 a.m., a woman asked officers for information on how to trespass a man who kept bothering everyone in the area. • At 10:08 a.m., a man asked an officer for...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 4
The Kodiak Ballroom Dance Club will hold its last two classes of the year on Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Teen Center. Classes are free to the general public. For more information, contact Gail Gainer at (317) 645-8744.
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Outdoor Kodiak: Christmas for outdoorsmans
I’m luckier than most when it’s time for Christmas shopping. My wife and I share many outdoor interests, and I have a pretty clear idea what she needs as well as what she wants. Sharing interests is a two way street at Christmas. She also has a pretty clear idea of what I need and what new things I’d like to try. If don’t share the same interests with your own outdoorsman, how can you find shopping help? One solut...
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 4
• Sophia June Heitman-Williams was born at 8:27 a.m. Sept. 22, 2012, to Jeff Williams and Tonya Heitman. She weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long. Sophia’s parents are originally from Edna, Texas and Kodiak. Her father is self-employed and her mother is a teacher at Kodiak High School. Also welcoming her to the family are 15 first cousins, 17 aunts and uncles and 18 great-aunts and uncles. Prou...
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Wanna-be bear hunters warned after wielding bow and arrow
Two men attempting to shoot a bear with a bow and arrow in city limits were warned by Kodiak police who took a dim view of the adventure. An anonymous caller reported the men's activities to the Kodiak Police Department about 11:15 p.m. Thursday. The caller reported a vehicle containing two men who were attempting to shoot a bear near a dumpster on Woody Way Loop. "Officers did confirm that two men were there and ...
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Landfill may yet solve ‘fecal cliff’
After a month of increasingly heated debate, a proposed sludge composting facility may be built at the Kodiak Island Borough landfill instead of Middle Bay. On Monday, borough solid waste manager Mike Patterson confirmed that expansion plans at the landfill may create a flat lot large enough to hold the composting facility currently planned for Middle Bay. “We’ve got all the parties involved,” he said. “We’re tryi...
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Judge rules for feds in rockfish lawsuit
The National Marine Fisheries Service has prevailed in a legal challenge of its new program regulating rockfish catches in the Gulf of Alaska. On Monday, Judge Marsha Pechman of the U.S. district court for Western Washington ruled that the fisheries service was correct when it included a provision to allow fishermen to deliver catches to different processing plants within Kodiak city limits. The provision was a si...
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Composting plant comment period extended
Kodiak residents now have until Jan. 18 to offer comments on a proposed composting plant in Middle Bay. The comment period on the state permit for the plant was to expire Monday, but objectors said a Dec. 3 expiration date did not give residents time to read and analyze plans. Judi Kidder, who has organized opposition to the Middle Bay plant, said documents indicate the city of Kodiak and Quayanna Development Corp...
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Garden Gate: Reading material for gardeners
“Baby, it’s cold outside…” trilled the song, but where I was standing, the environment was toasty warm, smelling like books and fresh coffee. As it should have, inside Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Ore., which claims to be the largest independent bookstore in the world. I was in the orange section, browsing through tall shelves jammed with cooking, gardening, agriculture and sustainable living titles. Then I...
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Deadline extended for compost public comments
To the Editor: “Hear ye, Hear ye!” We just got an extension on our public comments to Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Disregard today's date of Dec. 3. Email your comments to lori.aldrich@alaska.gov. Let’s do our homework and research and uncover more facts, more truths. Let's drive it home that we don't want the city's sludge composted in pristine Middle Bay. There's another new twist in this maze. There's a push to get t...
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