Troopers crossed the line To the Editor:
If you haven't seen this yet, you gotta see this video its on Facebook and YouTube, the title is ‘Young Girl Being Arrested for Nothing.’ It looks like the incident was at Rassmuson’s trailer court in Kodiak. What these two troopers did to this young lady is an absolute outrage and should be sent back to basic training or fired!
I think that they more than crossed the line with their poor judgment...
Stage and Screen: '42' — A Huge Story — A Small Film Jackie Robinson was more than a baseball player. Jackie Robinson was the “lucky” black man selected to integrate Major League Baseball. Major League Baseball was the archetypical all-white American institution antithetical to the smugly held American notion that “all men are created equal.”
Clearly, post-World War II America was not ready to throw off the pervasive racism that permeated all levels of American soc...
No word on furloughs for Kodiak Weather Service personnel Union representatives declared Monday that the National Weather Service is planning large-scale furloughs this summer, including the service’s 200 employees in Alaska.
No one at the weather service station at Kodiak State Airport could answer questions about the proposal, but Jim Brader, Alaska representative for the National Weather Service Employees Organization said four days of furloughs are planned at each of...
Prep track: Obas leads Kodiak to victory For the past four years, Kodiak’s Josh Obas displayed his quickness on the basketball court.
On Friday and Saturday, he showcased his speediness in Kodiak’s inaugural track and field meet at the newly renovated Baranof Park by dominating the sprint events.
Obas accounted for six of the Kodiak boys’ 15 victories to help the Bears earn a weekend sweep of Anchorage Christian and Seward. Kodiak’s girls also picke...
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Alaska Science Forum: Measuring the winds in space, UAF team prepares for 2014 launch On a clear, cold night two winters ago in Fort Yukon, Carl Andersen watched a rocket he helped design pierce the upper atmosphere. He and three other scientists shot pictures as the rocket ejected bright puffs of chemicals in an inverted V formation more than 60 miles up.
"They were the brightest things in the sky," Andersen said from his office at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Other scientists watched the ...
Clyde L. Hansen Family and friends mourn the loss of their loved one, Clyde L. Hansen, who passed away in Oregon on April 26, 2013.
Hansen was born on Oct. 12, 1927 in Marysville, Idaho to Chester and Lottie Hansen. Raised in Idaho with five brothers and six sisters, Clyde went on to enlist in the Army on Jan. 24, 1946, served as a medic stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash., and was honorably discharged in 1947.
In his lifetime, Clyde...
Public Safety Blotter: May 1 Saturday, April 27
• At 12:36 a.m. and 2:23 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way.
• At 2:27 a.m., a caller reported someone stole his pipe.
• At 2:37 a.m., an officer found drug paraphernalia and seized it for destruction.
• At 3:28 a.m. and 3:34 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way.
• At 3:42 a.m., an officer removed misplaced traffic cones from the roadway.
• At 3:53 a.m., a man receive...
Around Kodiak: May 1 Peterson Elementary is hosting its annual art walk from 6:30-8 p.m. tonight. Students have been working with local artists on special projects all year. Come check out the different art projects, and bid on different sweets at the bake auction. Admission is free.
Artist-in-residence Ryan Conarro will hold a theater workshop “Ensemble Explorations” tonight from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Kodiak High School commons. In ...
Man faces theft charge for alleged Craigslist scam A Kodiak man is facing a serious theft charge for allegedly selling a car on Craigslist and failing to deliver it to the buyer in Whittier.
Loren Delacruz, 22, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on April 24, for one count of second-degree theft. Second-degree theft is a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $50,000 fine.
According to court documents, Kodiak police detectives received a Cr...
Help teens in foster care develop skills To the Editor:
The number of children in foster care is on the rise. Many teens in foster care are cycling out of foster care and ending up on the streets with no home, food or job to support them. I believe we need to teach teens job skills they need to succeed.
Many foster care teens don’t get along with their foster parents. The teens that do get along with their foster parents learn skills that can help them ...