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Kodiak begins American Legion season
Editor’s note: Author Derek Clarkston is a coach on Kodiak’s American Legion baseball team. For the first time since the 1980s, Kodiak will field a double A — or varsity-level — American Legion baseball team. Kodiak Post 17 begins its 28-game schedule with a four-game home series against defending champion Chugiak at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Baranof Field. Tonight’s game and the series finale at 11 a.m. Sunday are non...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 13
May 28, 2014 • At 3:05 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 3:31 a.m., police received a 911 hang-up call from Woody Way. Everything was OK. • At 6:15 a.m., police received a call reporting someone had stolen his vehicle from Mill Bay Road. • Around 9:35 a.m., police served papers four times at the police department, Mill Bay road and Center Avenue. • At 11:18 a.m., police received a 911 ...
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Speeding stop nets another bust for troopers
The latest in a string of drug busts saw two people arrested on charges of possessing of methamphetamine and heroin, among other substances. It began on Wednesday morning when Alaska State Trooper Eric Olsen pulled over Dylan Froehlich, 20, for reportedly going 54 mph in a 45 mph zone on Rezanof near Sharatin Road Drive at 8:15 a.m., a sworn statement from Olsen said. When Olsen asked for Froehlich’s license, regi...
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Clark named the NLC player of the year
Kodiak won the Northern Lights Conference softball title and also cleaned up in postseason awards. Junior catcher Kaitlyn Clark was named the conference’s most valuable player, while four of her teammates were named to either first or second team. Senior Kaia Yatsik and juniors Celeste Chichenoff and Dannika Catt earned first-team honors, while senior Kassidy Ellison was selected to second team. “I’m just real pro...
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Tapestry: Port Lions honors long-time health aide
The people of Port Lions love Betty Nelson. When she served as the community health aide, kids with bruises and tummy aches knew that Betty would make everything all right. Women about to give birth were confident that Betty would see them through if they couldn’t make it to the hospital in town. Patients went to Betty with scraped knees, fish-hooked fingers, broken hearts and curious minds. Even after Betty retir...
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Alaska State Troopers: June 13
May 31 • On May 1, Alaska State Troopers received a report that someone had stolen several Leisnoi property signs. They investigated and found that 71 signs had been stolen. On May 31, troopers recovered the signs. A suspect was identified, and the investigation is ongoing. • At 2:07 a.m., troopers stopped Justin Ensley, 19, operating a pickup on Chiniak Highway. He was driving under the influence. He was released...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Lapaat’kaaq – Shovel
Lapaat’kaaq – Shovel Kiagmi lapaat’kaat aturtaarait uk’uruutateng asircarluki. – In the summer they use shovels to fix up their gardens. Digging tools were important in classical Alutiiq society, both for subsistence activities and for construction. Men and women used long, pointed pieces of whalebone to dig clams from the beach and unearth the roots of plants used for food and medicine. Alutiiqs also fashioned sh...
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Playbook: June 13
Friday, June 13 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Racing: Motocross at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 11 a.m.
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Salmon catch increased for Buskin and Ayakulik rivers
Sport fishers can now catch and keep five salmon from the Buskin River, and 10 from the Ayakulik River. For the Buskin, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game increased the daily fish limits of 20-inch or longer sockeye salmon caught to five fish per day, with five allowed in possession, beginning today, June 12, at 12:01 a.m. Catches of sockeye salmon less than 20 inches remain at the current limit of 10 fish per...
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City session hears PANDA and parks on snack shack
Representatives from a local advocacy group came en masse to the Kodiak City Council on Tuesday to voice support for a resolution against a federal act they say infringes upon public liberty. Nearly 20 visitors supporting a fledgling local chapter of People Against the National Defense Authorization Act – popularly known as PANDA -- came to a council work session for public comments to promote a resolution they se...
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