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Outdoor Kodiak: Spring lakes
April marks the beginning of some of my favorite fishing of the year. But with the warm winter we’ve experienced this year, I could have started long ago. Most years I’m waiting impatiently for the ice to retreat from road system lakes. Newcomers to the island and even many old timers aren’t aware that ADF&G stocks rainbow trout into many of the small lakes scattered around the road system. “Stocked trout?” you wo...
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Local Results: March 31
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 24 Men: Scratch game — Rod Kiefer, 279; Tommy Johnson, 279; Timothy Witt, 279. Scratch series — Matt Kiefer, 726; Jeff Kiefer, 704; Alvin Arboleda, 698. Handicap game — Timothy Witt, 314; Tommy Johnson, 303; Rod Kiefer, 296. Handicap series — Tommy Johnson, 766; Timothy Witt, 762; Matt Kiefer, 756. Women: Scratch game — Roxanne Larson, 202; Rhubie Pasion, 200; ...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 31
Brody Lee Boskofsky was born at 12:56 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2015, to Shahalla Squartsoff and Andy Boskofsky. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 21 inches long. His parents are originally from Ouzinkie and now live in Ouzinkie. Also welcoming him too the family is Leah. Grandparents are Glenda Zeedar and Mitchell Squartsoff and Andy and Paula Boskofsky, all of Ouzinkie. Curtis Ragnar Mortenson was born...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 31
March 21 At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported domestic violence on Selief Lane. It was verbal only and the parties separated for the night. At 1:47 a.m., police conducted a bar check on Center Avenue. At 1:59 a.m., police responded to an open container on Marine Way. The alcohol was poured out. At 1:59 a.m., police took a man on Marine Way into protective custody. At 3:25 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on ...
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Radiothon raises thousands for St. Jude
It took a lot of volunteers to answer the phones and take donations at the annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon hosted by KVOK/KRXX. One of the volunteers spends her time helping out because when she was a child, she herself was treated at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, a pediatric cancer research and treatment hospital in Tennessee. In 1983, Brandi Noe was treated at St. Jude for retinoblastoma, cancer...
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Residents get safety tips after bear break-ins
In the past week and a half, a bear has broken into garages in Lake Louise Coast Guard housing and a garage in Bells Flats. On Wednesday, the Coast Guard gathered a group of local bear experts who regularly deal with problem bears to talk to Lake Louise residents about bear safety. Nathan Svoboda, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, thinks all the recent incidents can be attributed to a single three- ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 30
March 20 At 1:01 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 4:44 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Thorsheim Street. They left when police aseked. At 5:06 a.m., police gave a trespass notice to a subject on Marine Way. At 5:28 a.m., police were unable to locate a supposed “gypsy” cab on Thorsheim Street. At 5:53 a.m., police found the vehicle on Shelikof Street and cited the owner for...
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How to help your lawn wake up
Do you feel inclined to buy an umbrella these days? Well, you’re not alone. According to National Weather Service data, measured rainfall for Kodiak is about six inches above normal for this time of year. This is good news for people with rain barrels and Pelton wheels, but not so great for lawns, for this is the time of year when your lawn is trying to wake up. To help your lawn wake up, whatever you do, don’t gr...
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FISH FACTOR: Boats wanted to help craft safety rules
Volunteers are needed to help craft new safety rules for older boats, which includes the bulk of Alaska’s fishing vessels. Called the Alternate Compliance Safety Program (ACSP), it is part of the 2010 U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act and is aimed at vessels that will be 25 years old by 2020, are greater than 50 feet in length, and operate beyond three nautical miles.  The program will include most of Alaska’s fi...
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Thanking residents who made code victory possible
Mr. (Richard) Ross’ remarks and accusations (Opinion, March 20) have been well repudiated by others in Opinion pieces and Letters to the Editor and by Kodiakcompass.com. Therefore, I believe beating a dead horse is not in our best interest or the best use of my words here today. Mostly, I want to thank the people who made the code victory possible and also those who have shown an interest in reining in these out-o...
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