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Coast Guard rescues injured crewmen
Kodiak-based Coast Guard members removed two injured men from a cargo ship on Tuesday. According to a Coast Guard release, the Cemtex Venture called for a medevac after a 32-year-old crewman and a 28-year-old crewman fell and were injured during rough weather. The cargo ship changed direction to come closer to Kodiak, and a Jayhawk helicopter from Kodiak flew to the Cemtex Venture, about 220 miles southeast of Kod...
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Lauilo Scanlan Poua
Seventh-Day Adventist pastor Lauilo Scanlan Poua peacefully took his last breath in the late evening on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at 10:15 p.m. in the Intensive Care Unit at Anchorage Providence Hospital. He was surrounded and comforted by his loving wife, Enike Poua, friends, families, youth and church leaders — Pastor Jacob and First Lady from Tudor, and the president, Ken Crawford and his wife of the Alaska Conf...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 11
Feb. 2 At approximately 6 p.m., an anonymous caller contacted the Alaska State Troopers and reported 31-year old Kodiak man had an outstanding warrant and was in a house on Mill Bay Rd. A review of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network revealed the man had an outstanding warrant for failure to satisfy and failure to comply with his conditions of probation and troopers arrested him at the residence. He was r...
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Macahilas crowned city champ
For the second straight year, Stefan Macahilas was the big winner at the Kodiak Island United State Bowling Congress City Tournament that concluded two weeks ago at Tropic Lanes. Macahilas won division I all-events scratch — a combined pinfall of singles, doubles and team — with a score of 2,110. He averaged 234.4 in nine games to finish a mere 25 pins ahead of runner-up Jeff Kiefer. Matt Kiefer, last year’s runne...
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Local Results: Feb. 11
City League Basketball Feb. 8 Tune Squad 100, N.Ninjas 85 Mark Galindo 22 points, Randy Diocares 19, Mikel Garner 15, Peter Inthavong 13, Dylan Haskell 13, David Diocares 10 and Germain Jimenez 8 for Tune Squad. Robert Custer 28 points, Matthew Williams 23, Brennen Bridgeford 12, Mark Wade 11 and Lance Nation 11 for N. Ninjas. Petro 71, RC 60 Jemuel Medina 17 points, Adam Kilborn 9, Demorris Mack 9, Randy Dela Cru...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 11
QUESTION: How many perfect games did Harry Mickelson bowl at Tropic Lanes? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: Greg Rose became the first Kodiak High School boy to capture a state swimming title when he won the 200-yard individual medley (1 minute, 44.95 seconds) in the 2004 state championships.
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Wasilla girls back on top of state
It didn’t take long for the Wasilla girls to regain the top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The Warriors, a week after dropping to second, grabbed the No. 1 spot in the girls’ 4A rankings after winning the 16-team Lady Lynx Tournament last weekend. Wasilla topped Dimond, last week’s top team, in the championship match. The Lynx fell to second in this week’s rankings. The Warriors are 13-...
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Budget cuts slice into battle against drugs
Success in the fight against drugs in Kodiak may slow in the midst of the Alaska state budget crisis. In October 2015, approximately 250 community members attended a community drug forum sponsored by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. “I think it was a worthwhile event,” said public defender Amanda Harber, who was on the panel at the forum. “I was encouraged by the turnout.” Despite high community engagement, however...
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SWAB looks to redirect excess food
In an effort to feed the hungry and divert products away from the landfill, the borough Solid Waste Advisory Board will send a letter to all stores and restaurants to ask for clarity about their food donation policy. Jeff Stewart, a newly appointed member of SWAB who also volunteers at the Food Bank, said many businesses already donate to charitable organizations such as the Food Bank food that is still good but p...
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Altered book show triumphs; still on display
To the editor, The Kodiak Public Library Association, the Kodiak Arts Council, and the Kodiak Public Library thank all the artists who submitted work to this year’s Altered Book Art Show. The public response to the show was incredibly positive; in fact, folks had trouble voting for their favorites because there were so many amazing pieces of art. The altered books remain on display in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditori...
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