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Daquioag's preliminary hearing postponed
A preliminary hearing for Michael J. Daquioag Monday was continued until March 27 at 2:30 p.m. due to the state’s need to collect evidence and information concerning the case, according to Daquioag’s attorney Andrew Ott. About nine people showed up to attend the hearing and Daquioag appeared in good spirits by waving to people in the courtroom before the hearing commenced. Daquioag, 56, is charged with sex abuse o...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Clean your freezer
With the promise of warming weather in the not to distant future, it’s time for an important chore. Cleaning your freezer. Do it now. Don’t wait until a glut of fresh fish comes pouring through your door. For us, it’s more than getting rid of old fish to make room for the new. It’s an opportunity to size up our efforts from the previous season. I’m talking not only about how well we preserved our catch, but also h...
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Who are the statesman in D.C.?
To the editor, To the highly paid statesman we have in Washington D.C., but don’t seem to run our government as it should, we pay tribute. How may was there? Which way did they go? What did they look like? I am their leader! Bill Bjorklund
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The current AD is excellent
To the Editor, Our school system puts an emphasis on striving for excellence. The new athletic administrator must be excellent. Our community cannot and will not settle for less. The current AD is excellent. The bar has been set. His work with the kids and the community has been excellent and greatly appreciated. Alexus Kwachka
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Kodiak Island Births: March 11
• Paisley Grace Graham was born at 10:28 a.m. Feb. 28, 2014 to Robert “Buck” Graham and Mary Grace. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Oregon and the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. Her mother works at North Pacific Fuel and her father is the captain of the fishing vesell Peggy Jo. Also welcoming her to the family is Matthew Robert Graham. Proud grand...
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Around Kodiak: March 11
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is holding a special work session at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the assembly chambers. The Kodiak City Council is holding a work session at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Kodiak Island Borough conference room. The work session is open to the public. For additional information, call the city clerk’s office at 486-8636. The downtown Kodiak revitalization beautification and public space improve...
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Evidentiary hearing for Coast Guard murders
An evidentiary hearing took place Monday in Anchorage, regarding the case of a Kodiak man accused of shooting two co-workers to death at a remote communications outpost near Kodiak in April 2012. James Michael Wells, 62, was arrested on Feb. 15, 2013 and charged with the deaths of Coast Guard Electronics Technician 1st Class James A. Hopkins, 41, and civilian employee Richard W. Belisle, 51. Wells was charged with...
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Nonprofit to help people with their taxes
The Alaska Business Development Center, a nonprofit corporation that provides business consultation and tax services to rural Alaskan communities, is once again offering its Volunteer Tax and Loan Program to Kodiak residents through March 15. The program is also in Akhiok today and Wednesday. The volunteers were at the Kodiak Senior Center Monday and will be at the Baptist Mission Food Bank for the rest of the wee...
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Alumni update: VanMatre finishes season
Tucker VanMatre concluded his collegiate wrestling career over the weekend. VanMatre, a senior at Southern Oregon University, went 1-2 at the NAIA National Championships in Topeka, Kansas. The Kodiak High School graduate received an opening-round bye in the 184-pound bracket before losing 3-1 in the second round. The loss dropped him to the consolation bracket. VanMatre won his first match in the consolation brack...
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St. Mary's teaches kids about science
St. Mary’s Catholic School students recently took part in an educational science fair last week that was the focus of two months worth of preparation by all grades. With the help of Kodiak College professor, Dr. Gil Bane, grades 2-8 were able to conduct experiments and demonstrations based directly off scientific method procedures, and grades pre-kindergarten through second joining together to do group projects, a...
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