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Two more residential burglaries hit Kodiak
State troopers responded to two more residential burglaries last week in Kodiak, including one in which a laptop was taken, a trooper report released Monday said. At about 1:34 p.m. on Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Spruce Cape Road after receiving a burglary report. Investigation revealed that burglary took place but the residents were unable to advise if anything had been stolen, th...
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Court of Appeals rejects man’s claim Constitution allows him to homebrew
The State Court of Appeals has agreed with a Superior Court’s ruling dismissing an Alaska resident’s claim that his constitutional right to privacy entitled him to manufacture a small amount of homebrew for personal use in his house. Allen E. Hunter was charged by indictment with one count of illegally manufacturing homebrew in his home in Scammon Bay, a local option community that has banned the sale, importation...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Learning camping skills, one tent stake at a time
Sitting on the beach of Woody Island next to a big stack of camping gear, I was excited for the Girl Scouts to arrive on the seiner F/V Silver Fox. The weather and transportation plans were cooperating for our weekend camping trip! The state park campsite was vacant. I could breath a sigh of relief as the final pieces of trip planning had fallen into place. Eleven excited scouts, five leaders, five tents, food, su...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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SENIOR LIFE: Aging Mastery Program ramps up Kodiak activities
The Aging Mastery Program, which is all about making and maintaining meaningful changes in health behaviors, financial well-being and enrichment in later life, is a growing movement in Kodiak. AMP is a program of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and is being sponsored in our community by the Senior Citizens of Kodiak through an NCOA grant. Ten-week sessions for people 55 and older focusing on navigating longer...
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STAGE and SCREEN: 'Trainwreck is no train wreck
The opening skit: Home video quality scene featuring a middle aged man standing in the open door of his garage talking to two young girls seated on the hood of a car. The younger of the girls is holding a rag doll – both are paying rapt attention to a rant by their father about the absence of value in monogamy. The dad uses the rag doll as an avatar for his need to sexually satisfy all women with whom he comes in ...
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KING GETS CROWNED: Fogle wins $5,000 with 55.7-pound salmon
For two months, Jordan Fogle heard every fish tale in the tackle box. Everybody wanted Fogle to know that they knocked him off the Kodiak Association of Charter Operators King Derby leaderboard. That’s what happens when you catch a gigantic king just two weeks into a three-month derby. “It was really parannoying,” the Kodiak resident said. “A lot of my friends came up to me just to mess with me.” One man’s story w...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker from Afognak Island
ANCHORAGE — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured hiker from the northern coast of Afognak Island, near Kodiak, Sunday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 62-year-old male hiker and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report Sunday evening that the hiker had fallen from a cliff an...
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Kodiak’s Art Walk starts Friday with contest kick-off
August’s First Friday Art Walk is will include a kick-off of the second year of The Frame Shop’s youth art contest. The contest is open to children in two age groups: 7 to 12 and 13 to 18. “We had so many kids last year,” said shop owner Sarah Culbertson-Stokes. “It had really great reception and the kids had a lot of fun.” Like last year, voting can be done in person at The Frame Shop and via likes on the art, wh...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local growers cultivate ideas to expand CSA
A small group of Kodiak growers gathered Tuesday to discuss furthering community-supported agriculture in Kodiak. Local grower Dana Myers started a small-scale CSA program in June when an Afognak resident posted on the local Facebook group “Friends of Kodiak” asking for local produce. “I put together a box and shipped it to her that first week,” Myers said. After shipping the box off, Myers realized it was a much ...
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Kodiak Coast Guard pulls two men off sinking boat
A Kodiak-based C-130 airplane crew and MH-60 helicopter crew responded to a boat near Unalaska/Dutch Harbor that was taking on water and lifted two men off the boat Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard releases. Both men had put on survival suits and were uninjured. The crew of the Alaskan Catch, located off Unalga Island near Unalaska Island, called the Coast Guard in Juneau via satellite phone after the boat bega...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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