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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 15
Friday, Nov. 8 • At 2:02 a.m., a female driver on Hillary Lane was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:25 a.m., an officer investigated a broken-down vehicle on East Rezanof Drive. • At 8:24 a.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle in a ditch on Selief Lane after striking black ice. • At 10:15 a.m., an officer red-tagged an abandoned vehicle on Murphy Way. • At 11:01 a.m., a caller reported loose dogs on Mallard ...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 15
Wells Fargo and the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce host Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the downtown Wells Fargo. Enjoy door prizes, refreshments, and a split-the-pot drawing. Kodiak Senior Center's Annual Christmas Bazaar will be held at the senior center Saturday, November 16th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Booths with lots of handmade items will fill the center at 302 Erskine Ave. There will be gifts for every...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 15
Saturday, Nov. 9 At 10:24 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance on Jackson Lane. During the investigation, troopers contacted a 27-year-old Kodiak woman who had an outstanding arrest warrant on an original charge of driving with no valid operator’s license. She was arrested for the warrant and taken to the Kodiak Jail where she was held on a $75 bail. Monday, Nov. 11 At 11:27 p.m., Ala...
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Playbook: Nov. 15
Friday, Nov. 15 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony/Juneau winner at the state championships at Chugiak High School, 3 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Peninsula Duals at Nikiski High School. Saturday, Nov. 16 Volleyball: Kodiak at the state championships at Chugiak High School. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Peninsula Duals at Nikiski High School.
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Seattle engineers will guide new Tustumena project
The state of Alaska has picked the guiding hand behind its new Tustumena-class ferry. Naval engineering firm Glosten and Associates of Seattle, Wash. will guide the state as it plans a new oceangoing ferry to replace the 49-year-old M/V Tustumena. The news was announced Wednesday during a meeting of the state’s ferry advisory board in Anchorage. “They're a very big, capable (firm) and they're going to start the pr...
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Get informed on Lou Gehrig's Disease
To the Editor: ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known in the U.S. as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Globally, it is known as MND, and in France it is called Maladie de Charcot. Parisian neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot first identified it in 1869; its cause is still unknown. ALS is a neuromuscular and neuro-degenerative disease. It is unforgiving and heartless, it is a complex disease because there are...
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Huge relief effort planned for Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan was a huge disaster. Kodiak’s Filipino community has big plans to help. This weekend, a series of events will raise money and supplies to send to the islands, which were devastated by Haiyan. The storm made landfall in the eastern Philippines on Friday, and the official death toll has passed 2,300 people. More than 600,000 people have been displaced. Almost one in seven people within the Kodiak Isla...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 14
SCOK meets today Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. is holding a regular board of directors meeting at 1 p.m. in the Kodiak Senior Center’s multipurpose room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call the Kodiak Senior Center 486-6181. Borough assembly meets The Kodiak Island Borough assembly meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough conference room on Mill Bay Road. The public is invited to attend.
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Kodiak sets sights on volleyball title
Kodiak volleyball has taken on a new role this season. The Bears have gone from underdogs to favorites and along the way have gained a lot of fans. The team is not only playing for Kodiak but for all the small 4A schools across the state. “When we go places, people are rooting for us,” veteran coach Amy Willis said. “People are patting us on the back and are excited … if we can be the representation of the small s...
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Borough tries to iron out IBEW contract
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will meet in special session tonight to discuss ongoing contract negotiations with IBEW Local 1547. The assembly will meet behind closed doors as the borough attempts to complete a new contract before its existing arrangement expires at the end of the year. The IBEW represents most of the borough’s employees, excluding director-level jobs and the clerk’s office. The last signific...
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