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Santa delivers cheer, Christmas gifts to Chiniak
“It’s a Christmas miracle!” exclaimed a young boy in Chiniak as snow began to fall the minute he and the rest of the Chiniak children pushed their way out the Chiniak School doors to watch a U.S. Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter containing Santa, elves and gifts land nearby. Santa to the Villages is a program by the Coast Guard Spouses Association of Kodiak that brings gifts and Santa to rural villages in the Kodiak...
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Assembly hears about Leisnoi's Chiniak logging
Leisnoi staff members, including the incoming and outgoing chief executive officers, defended the corporation’s current logging operations in Chiniak at Tuesday’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly work session. Current logging operations by A1 Timber Consultants are expected to be completed in 2016, said incoming CEO Jana Turvey, who will take over the position from current CEO Von Veeh in January. During the past ye...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 3
November 15 At 12:40 a.m., a 911 caller reported assault on Rezanof Drive East. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree domestic violence. Around 1:54 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 3:34 a.m., a caller reported criminal trespass on Thorsheim Street. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the third degree and criminal trespass. At 3:47 a.m., police responded to a ...
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Ila Hughes to swim for Northern Arizona
Ila Hughes is headed back to the state where she started her swimming career. Kodiak’s senior swimming star recently signed her National Letter of Intent to compete for NCAA Division I Northern Arizona University next fall. Hughes is very familiar with Arizona. She was born in the Grand Canyon State and still has many relatives that live there. That weighed heavy in Hughes’ mind when she narrowed down colleges. Sh...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 3
Water main flushing Between Dec. 3 and Dec. 30 the City of Kodiak Public Works Department will be flushing water mains. Flushing activities will encompass the entire water system. During these activities water system customers may experience discolored water. All water used in the flushing program and all water in the mains is treated, disinfected water. While the discolored water is aesthetically unpleasant it me...
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Community foundation kicks off month of giving with 5 grants
The Kodiak Community Foundation is kicking off a month of giving during December with grants to five organizations. Island Trails Network will be awarded $1,000, and will be marked as the first recipient of a KCF gift. “Island Trails Network is a relatively new organization that has managed in less than 10 years to have a substantial impact across the Kodiak Archipelago,” KCF advisory board co-chair Katie St. John...
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ROUGH WATERS AHEAD FOR ‘WILD ALASKAN’
Barely months after being busted, boat-based strip club in Kodiak loses liquor license
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Choir members to perform at Carnegie
St. Innocent’s Academy and members of Kodiak High School’s choir teamed up for a fundraiser for the choir’s upcoming trip to perform at Carnegie Hall. Eight members of the choir were nominated by their instructor, Laura Blackwood, and then went through an audition process to be selected for the Carnegie Honors High School Honors Choir. It’s competitive with students from across the country, Canada and Europe audit...
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Soccer officially a sport at Kodiak High
Kodiak High School’s soccer club just scored the biggest goal in the program’s young history. KHS Activities director Bryan Ferris confirmed Monday that the school will field girls and boys soccer teams in the spring of 2015 that will be part of the Alaska School Activities Association. The soccer program had been operating as a club team not affiliated with ASAA off and on during the past six years, Ferris said. ...
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Fugitive found hiding in towed pickup truck
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A Kodiak woman wanted on a felony drugs warrant was arrested after she was found hiding in a stolen pickup being towed near Wasilla. Alaska State Troopers say Lynda Kopy was taken into custody on the warrant and additionally charged with evidence tampering and providing false information. KTUU-TV (http://bit.ly/1v4J0Ep) reports troopers stopped the pickup Thursday night, arrested two men inside an...
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