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Obituary: Morris Neil Sargent
Patricia Ann Sargent, with profound sorrow, informs relatives and friends of the passing of her beloved husband, Morris Neil Sargent, 81, on July 16, 2016. Morris led a most remarkable and noteworthy life. Born Nov. 17, 1934, in the Territory of Alaska, he was christened one week later in the Kodiak Russian Orthodox Church. As a young man, he served honorably in the U.S. Air Force having been stationed in Texas, M...
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Week in Words: Convention overcomes fear of plagiarism
The Republican National Convention is off to a strange, fear-mongering start, and, at the time that I’m writing this column, the news is all abuzz with Melania Trump’s uncreative plagiarism and Trump’s B-list celebrity friend speeches. But let’s start off on a positive note. “Convention” has turned out to be one of America’s greatest words. Originally, “convention” (from the Middle French in the 15th century) was ...
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Police blotter 7/21/2016
July 6 At 12:07 a.m., police warned a driver in the 2100 block of Mill Bay Road for a malfunctioning headlight. At 12:27 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Bartel Avenue and Rezanof Drive area. At 12:47 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Baranof Street and 12th Avenue area. At 1:22 a.m., police warned a driver in the 3000 block of Mill Bay Road for a nonilluminated license plate. At 2:32 a.m., ...
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Council to assembly: Talk to us before vote
The following letter from the Kodiak City Council to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly was dated July 18. The assembly regular meeting for today includes first reading of an ordinance “Authorizing The Submission Of An Advisory Question To The Qualified Voters Of The Borough At The October 4, 2016 Regular Borough Election To Determine Whether The Public Supports The Idea Of Consolidating The Kodiak Island Borough ...
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Troopers 7/21/2016
July 12 At approximately 8:46 a.m., Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak responded to the community of Ouzinkie for the report of a residential burglary. Subsequent investigation revealed that someone had entered an unoccupied home and had destroyed the majority of the property inside. The estimated value of the property destroyed is $5,000. Investigation continues. Anyone with information related to this incident is e...
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Local nurse rehabbing in Colo.
Dianne Patterson pursued a nursing career so she could help people, and she has for the last 36 years. Now, she is the one needing help. Patterson, a nurse at Kodiak Island Medical Associates for the past 10 years, suffered a life-altering injury June 29 while on vacation in Colorado visiting her sister. The 14-year resident of Kodiak was involved in an ATV accident that resulted in a magnitude of fractures — ster...
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Obituary: Dennis C. Wolfe
Long-time Kodiak resident Dennis C. Wolfe, 72, passed away July 9, 2016, at his home in Sun City, Arizona. A celebration of life will be held at the American Legion, Post 17, Kodiak, at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Dennis was born March 30, 1944, in Tacoma, Washington. He attended Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma and on completion of high school he joined the Army, completing boot camp at Fort Ord and eventually...
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Police blotter 7/20/2016
Jun 22 At 2:26 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 2100 block of Selief Lane. At 2:55 a.m., police cited a driver in the 800 block of Hillside Drive for driving under the influence – drugs. At 5:39 a.m., police observed a vehicle with an open door in the 1800 block of Mission Road. The owner had purposely left it open and thanked police for their vigilance. At 5:43 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in...
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Kodiak warming up to frozen yogurt
“It’s been awesome so far,” entrepreneur Clara Alcaide Glynne said about running Island Freeze, her new frozen yogurt cafe in downtown Kodiak. “We’re just swamped with people after dinner.” Glynne joined the U.S. Air Force after her 2003 graduation from Kodiak High School and still serves as a technical sergeant in the Air National Guard, commuting to Anchorage each month. She also has a regular job at the Kodiak ...
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Guest Opinion: A long wait for replanting decision
This past Thursday’s borough assembly meeting might best be described as a mix of the good, bad, and truly ugly. The first item on the agenda was borough funding of local nonprofit organizations. Which began with a two-hour stream of administrators and staff from the various Kodiak NPO’s coming before the assembly describing what functions they perform in the community and what they do with the borough funds that ...
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