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Around Kodiak: Oct. 18
Library closed The A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library will be closed today in honor of Alaska Day. A regularly scheduled meeting of the Kodiak Public Library Association will take place in Kodiak College library at 5 p.m.
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Run the Rock a successful KMXT event
To the editor: The staff and volunteers at KMXT deserve an enormous round of applause. For the sixth year running (haha) the Run the Rock races were an uplifting display of volunteerism, coordination, community spirit and good healthy fun. As a participant, I felt like this year's race was a well-oiled machine. The sign-up volunteers were numerous and quick. The food at the pre-race was plentiful and dished out by...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 18
Tuesday, Oct. 2 At 9:38 p.m., Ouzinkie VPSO stopped a four-wheeler for driving recklessly in Ouzinkie. Investigation revealed the operator, a 61-year-old resident of Ouzinkie, was driving while impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for DUI and transported to Kodiak Police Department Jail. Thursday, Oct. 4 At 9:21 p.m., Ouzinkie VPSO responded to a domestic disturbance in Ouzinkie. Investigation revealed a 65-year-o...
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KHS swim team breaks two records
Kodiak’s swimming and diving team posted a couple of record-breaking performances last week at the Palmer Invitational. Kodiak’s boys 200-yard medley relay team of Dyton Schauff, Blake James, Jonas Anderson and Michael Smith reset a school record they established earlier this season. The group recorded a time of 1 minute, 43.86 seconds Saturday to place second at the Palmer Invite. “I think it will keep coming dow...
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Naval SEALs training complex set to expand
A major new expansion is getting under way for the Naval Special Warfare Center on Spruce Cape. Alutiiq Diversified Services, the construction division of the Afognak Native Corporation, has been awarded a $17.4 million contract to renovate the facility and build a 25,000 square-foot expansion. Alutiiq defeated six competitors in the bidding for the contract, which will modernize the Navy SEALs training complex th...
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P&Z puts new residential development on hold
A new residential development is on hold after the Kodiak Island Borough planning and zoning commission voted to postpone consideration of it until December. In a filing with the borough, Art Zimmer requested the subdivision of a business-zoned lot at the corner of Island Lake Road and Melnitsa Lane. Zimmer, speaking after the meeting, said subdividing it into flag lots — lots connected to the street only by drive...
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Guitarist David Jacobs-Strain returns to Kodiak
When slide guitarist David Jacobs-Strain arrives in Kodiak for a weekend concert, he might thank a warm night at the Rendezvous for his northern jaunt. Kodiak Arts Council vice president Darcy Stielstra was at the Rendezvous one night when Jacobs-Strain was scheduled to perform as the opening act for a bigger performer. Kodiak’s notorious weather intervened, and the main performer was delayed. “(Jacobs-Strain) was...
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Achievers: Oct. 18
Several Kodiak High School students have been selected for the 2012 Alaska All-State Band and Choir after sending audition recordings to the Alaska School Activities Association. Alto singer Hannah Dunbar was selected for the second time for the treble choir. Alto singer Catherine Le was selected for a third year in the mixed choir. Soprano Christina Leithead was selected for the treble choir. Alto singers Kari Mi...
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Made in Kodiak sale bigger than ever
The seventh consecutive Made in Kodiak sale is expected to be the biggest one yet. The annual bazaar highlighting local artists had to be moved from the Kodiak Inn to the Harbor Convention Center this year to make room for all of the additional tables and vendors. There are 28 tables at the event, and all have been filled. "This is the best and biggest show we've ever done," said Made in Kodiak vice president Sara...
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Van catches fire at Ft. Abercrombie
A Dodge Caravan was totaled after it caught fire while parked at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park on Wednesday. The fire occurred in the Fort Abercrombie parking lot around 2 p.m. The driver and his daughter were walking around the park when the fire started. Another person noticed the vehicle was on fire and called firefighters. The Bayside Fire Department responded with an engine, and put the fire out with...
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