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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 1
November 13 • Around 1:03 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 1:38 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road about an equipment violation. • At 1:49 a.m., police arrested a woman on Metrokin Way for a warrant. A man was arrested on suspicion of felony eluding, driving with a revoked license, and two counts of violating conditions of release. • At 4:12 a.m., a permanent trespass notice was g...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 1
BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE There will be a Board of Education Work Session beginning at 12:30 p.m. today at Akhiok School. If weather does not allow for a flight to Akhiok School, the meeting will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Central Services Conference Room. The Work Session in Akhiok will be broadcast via VTC and can be accessed in the Central Services Conference Room. The meeting agenda is available at the Ce...
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Fishing industry to get first glimpse of 2015 halibut catches
It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear — with five set for this week alone. The industry will get a first glimpse of potential 2015 halibut catches when the International Pacific Halibut Commission convenes Dec. 2-3 in Seattle. It’s been a wait-and-see attitude among fish circles. Will Alaska’s catch limits again be reduced, down already 70 percent over a decade to just 16 million...
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Garden Gate: Amaryllis blooms brighten any space
I never know when garden questions will come my way. Take Thanksgiving, for example. One of the guests at a friend’s house arrived with a gift for the hostess. Recognizing the bright red box as containing an amaryllis bulb, a friend turned to me and said, “How do you grow those things, anyway? I’m always afraid I’m going to kill it.” I told her that most amaryllis bulbs are pre-planted and that all you have to do ...
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Legion dishes up Thanksgiving cheer
Legion dishes up Thanksgiving cheer By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer It takes 21 turkeys and eight hams to feed all the people who come to the American Legion’s Thanksgiving event. And that’s not all. You’ll see tray after tray of stuffing and green bean casseroles, along with pot after pot of mashed potatoes, gravy and a huge bowl of fruit salad. It takes all day on the 26th to cook just the turkeys and hams. Then...
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Runners, walkers flock to Turkey Trot
Ti Kenese predicted he wouldn’t have any trouble sleeping Thursday evening. And not just because of his post-Thanksgiving Day food coma. Kenese put his body through the ringer by taking part in Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot 5-kilometer fun run Thursday morning. It was the first time Kenese ran in more than 20 years. What made him blow two decades worth of dust off his running shoes? His 10-year-old daughter, Ariana....
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Assembly to decide on letter
Due to lack of a quorum, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly delayed a decision on a letter regarding trip limits of pollock in the state trawl fishery beginning in January. Currently, during the walleye pollock trawl fishery in Prince William Sound, fishermen are allowed to keep 300,000 pounds of pollock on their vessel per trip and tender vessels are allowed to keep up to 600,000 pounds aboard in a calendar day, ...
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In the Courts: Nov. 28
Caleb Amberg pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Amberg was sentenced to 85 days in jail (82 suspended) and fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended) and had his license revoked for 90 days and was ordered to use an ignition interlock device for 90 days after regaining the license and ordered to comply with recommendations for alcohol/substance abuse screening and placed on probation for two years. Mark Benton pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 28
November 12 At 12:20 a.m., a caller reported a domestic disturbance on Selief Lane. It was verbal only and the parties separated for the night. Around 1:12 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:41 a.m., charges were forwarded for a no vehicle insurance offense in the Benny Benson and Rezanof drives area. At 5:59 a.m., a caller reported a small mudslide. The Department of Transportation was notified ...
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Stage and Screen: 'The Theory of Everything' about love, not physics
A theory of everything refers to a “single, all-encompassing, coherent theoretical framework of physics that fully explains and links together all physical aspects of the universe” (Wikipedia). As explained in the film “The Theory of Everything” such an expansive and magnificent theory would encompass the foundational theories of physics — general relativity and quantum field theory. The juxtaposition of the words...
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