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Thanks for locating hit-and-run driver
To the Editor, I would like to thank all of the public and community organizations for helping find the person who hit me this past February and ran. He was apprehended due to a CrimeStoppers tip. Kodiak CrimeStoppers was essential in bringing him in. Thank you to our public radio station KMXT, to the Kodiak Daily Mirror, to Friends of Kodiak on Facebook, to KTVA of Anchorage, to Alaska Office of Victims Rights, a...
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Garden Gate: It takes a special breed to plant in coastal Alaska
Sometimes it takes a village. To get set up for the plant sale requires a couple of hours of behind-the-scenes work. Starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, members of the Kodiak Garden Club arrive, coffee in hand, at the Baranof Park covered ice ring. They start by spreading blue tarps on the floor (to protect from dirt spilling out of containers) and then begin the process of arranging hundreds of potted flowers, vegeta...
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Ketchikan slams door on Kodiak’s season
Kodiak’s first trip to the state baseball tournament since 2013 ended without a victory. Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year Nathan Bonck hit a grand slam and drove in five in leading Ketchikan to an 11-4 victory in a consolation bracket game on Friday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. Kodiak, the Southcentral Conference runner-up, finished its season with a 16-12 record after dropping both games at the state tourna...
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Kodiak softball drops both games at state
There was no miracle run through the small-school state softball tournament for Kodiak. The Bears got knocked out of the tournament with a 7-2 loss to Hutchison and a 21-6 defeat to North Pole at the South Davis Field Complex in Fairbanks. Kodiak finished its season with a 6-11 record. “We didn’t play too hot but in the long run it will do a lot of good for the young girls to experience it — it will just make them...
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Kodiak Coast Guard flies sick man near Unalaska
An Air Station Kodiak helicopter based on a cutter removed a sick man from a container ship and flew him to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor last week. The crew of the DS Patriot, a container vessel about 60 miles away from the city, reportedly emailed the Marine Safety Unit Dutch Harbor saying a 33-year-old crew member possibly had pneumonia and requesting a medevac. An MH-65 dolphin helicopter responded and took the man to...
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Big payoff for fishermen depends on species
Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye, were under one million fish, but will add up fast from here on. A total haul for all Alaska salmon this season is pegged at 221 million fish. A highlight so far is a 40 percent increase in troll action at Southeast regions, where nearly 300 fishermen are targeting king salmon. That’s likely due t...
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GOODBYE, KODIAK: Former Jackson Mobile Home Park owner sheds tears before leaving Emerald Isle
Starletta Jackson waved at the Tustumena ferry, cupped her cheeks with the palm of her hands and wiped away her tears while looking out the window of her home. “Hi, everybody,” she said as if the passengers could hear her, as the vessel traversed the Woody Island channel. “I always wave at them when it comes in.” Jackson’s home of many years was almost empty Saturday, all the fine furniture taken hours earlier by ...
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KHS baseball ends season with loss to Ketchikan
Kodiak's first trip to the state baseball tournament since 2013 ended on Friday. Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year Nathan Bonck hit a grand slam and drove in five in leading Ketchikan to an 11-4 victory in a consolation bracket game at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. Kodiak, the Southcentral Conference runner-up, finished its season with a 16-12 record after dropping both games at the the state tournament — the Bea...
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Softball knocked out of state tournament
There was no miracle run through the small-school state softball tournament for Kodiak. The Bears got knocked out of the tournament with a 7-2 loss to Hutchison and a 21-6 defeat to North Pole at the South Davis Complex in Fairbanks. Kodiak finished its season with a 6-11 record. Hutchison's Kimi Duffield struck out the first four batters and ended with 10 for the game to power the Hawks to their first state tourn...
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A Catt Farewell: Father, daughter to finish careers at state tournament
A pair of Catts will be ending their Kodiak softball careers over the weekend at the small-school state championships at South Davis Field in Fairbanks. Sam Catt will be coaching his final game, while daughter Dannika will end a very productive four-year career that saw her player nearly every position. She has spent time in the outfield, shortstop, first base and second base (in practice). “I like to be put where...
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