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Meth found during assault case investigation
A Kodiak man faces charges after Alaska State Troopers allegedly found him in possession of methamphetamine while they executed a search warrant in a case involving the man’s brother. Troopers report they arrested David Benton, 55, on Jan. 26 after finding 93.5 grams of meth during a search of a Balika Lane residence. They found another two grams of methamphetamine and one OxyContin pill on Benton at the Kodiak Ci...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 3
Jan. 4 At 12:28 a.m., police warned a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Ole Johnson Avenue area for having blue license plate lights. At 12:44 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of Center Avenue. It was unoccupied. At 12:50 a.m., police arrested a man in the Hillcrest and Thorsheim streets area on suspicion of driving with a revoked license. At 9:33 a.m., police received a report of a ve...
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NLC Power Rankings: Setting the record straight
A week ago, I reported an incorrect answer to a trivia question in the Daily Mirror. Turns out Rob Foster scored a Kodiak High School boys basketball record 61 points in a 116-43 win over Homer in Nov. 1971. I reported he scored 63. I should have double-checked the information that I received. An article written by Joe Floyd that appeared on the front page of the Nov. 22, 1971, Daily Mirror sets the record straigh...
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Kodiak Coast Guard transports injured man
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew, operating from Cold Bay, lifted a hurt man from a fishing vessel on Sunday. A fisherman aboard the Barbara J near Unimak Pass fell down a stairwell, causing injuries serious enough to warrant a request for a medevac. The Jayhawk MH-60 crew took the man to Cold Bay to meet an emergency flight that took the man to Anchorage for treatment. Twenty-nine mph winds and si...
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Legislature must cut big items in hard times
To the editor: Bright and early Saturday, the (mostly senior) citizens of Kodiak met with Alaska state budget director Pat Bitney and others to be briefed on the governor’s budget plan and the urgency of “doing something” this year. The event was organized by Afognak Native Corp. and others, who deserve a tip of the hat for their efforts. When I sit back and scrutinize what was presented, the view from my foxhole ...
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Playbook: Feb. 3
Friday, Feb. 5 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m.
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Alaska Science Forum: Cook Inlet Basin amplifies earthquake shaking
Millions of people live in dimples on the Earth's surface — often near the ocean, in lowlands between mountain peaks too rugged and cold. One of these global indentations, Cook Inlet Basin, recently showed another characteristic of the planet's basins — they quiver like a bowl of jelly during an earthquake. Many people in Anchorage got rattled during the recent 7.1 earthquake on Jan. 24. Carl Tape did not feel the...
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Local Results: Feb. 3
Kodiak Hockey League Saturday, Jan. 30 Midgets/Bantams Gold 2, Blue 1 Goals — Gold: Erik Abell, Wesley Santiago. Blue: Gideon Craig. Assists — Gold: Morgan Moir (2). Blue: Carly Glover. Peewee Blue 7, Gold 4 Goals — Blue: Savana Long (5), Peyton Gross, Garrick Schauff. Gold — Daniel Powers (3), Melany Rodriguez. Assists: Gold — Savana Long, Peyton Gross. Blue — Dalton Horn Squirt Gold 9, Blue 1 Goals: Gold — Kyle ...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 3
WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION: In 1972, Kodiak High School hosted the Class A State Basketball Tournament. What four teams participated? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Levi Fried won 19 Region III titles (four team cross country, three team track, three 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay, one 400 and 800, two individual wrestling, one team wrestling and team basketball. before graduating from Kodiak High School in 2015.
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City law targets “homeless, indigent and inebriate”
The Kodiak City Council passed an ordinance revision unanimously Thursday aimed at keeping the “homeless, indigent and inebriate population” from causing problems downtown. The revision to the code will prohibit assault, obstruction of pedestrians or vehicles, aggressive panhandling, camping and sitting or lying on public sidewalks. City manager Aimée Kniaziowski said the goal was to create “constitutionally legit...
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