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Kodiak man caught with 34.2 grams of heroin
A Kodiak man is accused of possessing 34.2 grams of tar heroin. Casey Eads, 39, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Sunday for one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance is a class A felony punishable by up to 20 years in jail and a $500,000 fine. According to court documents, the Alaska State Troopers were notified from the Kodiak Poli...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 12
Friday, March 7 • Around 1:41 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 10:15 a.m., a caller reported a male was asleep on a Marine Way sidewalk. He got up and left while the caller was speaking to the dispatch. • At 1:07 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Ole Johnson Ave. The dog was gone on arrival. • Around 5 a.m., 13 bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 6:14 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle w...
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Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf lies on a metal table, its white legs and massive paws hanging over the edge. Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian, wears a white lab coat and purple gloves. Scalpel in hand, she positions herself at the wolf’s belly. Beckmen, who just finished a necropsy on an arctic fox that had been hit by a truck on the Dalton Highway, leans in on a wolf found dead on a trail east of Fairbanks. She checked her dat...
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Logic for new district-wide AD doesn't add up
To the Editor, This letter is in response to the story, “ KHS dropping activities position.” The logic used to justify the restructuring of the activities director position just doesn’t add up. The article would lead you to believe that an outside power dictates that all AD’s must have an administrative certificate. Despite my search of the Alaska Department of Educations online evaluation documents and contacting...
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Mayor Branson attends SWAMC
The Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference (SWAMC), a nonprofit regional economic development organization for Southwest Alaska, held its annual economic summit March 5-7 in Anchorage. SWAMC was formed in 1988 out of the common interests of the region encompassing the Aleutians East Borough, the Aleutians West census area, the Bristol Bay Borough, the Dillingham census area, the Kodiak Island Borough and the Lake &...
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KHS hoops land 6 on all-NLC team
Four of Kodiak’s starting five was selected to the girls Northern Lights Conference first team. ‘That is a neat feat to be able to have that happen,” Kodiak coach Amy Fogle said. “I think all four of them were very, very deserving. They just had a great season.” Seniors Megan Pyles, Hannah Wandersee and Carissa Cannon were voted to the first team, while senior Jerica Nelson was named the conference’s most valuable...
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Kodiak boys, girls open state with evening games
Kodiak High School’s girls and boys basketball squads both qualified for this year’s 4A state championships, the first time that has happened since 1985. The Alaska School Activities Association unveiled the state brackets during a live webcast Sunday evening. The top-seeded Kodiak girls play No. 8 Dimond in the opening round, while the eighth-seeded Kodiak boys open against top-seeded West Anchorage. The boys pla...
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Daquioag's preliminary hearing postponed
A preliminary hearing for Michael J. Daquioag Monday was continued until March 27 at 2:30 p.m. due to the state’s need to collect evidence and information concerning the case, according to Daquioag’s attorney Andrew Ott. About nine people showed up to attend the hearing and Daquioag appeared in good spirits by waving to people in the courtroom before the hearing commenced. Daquioag, 56, is charged with sex abuse o...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Clean your freezer
With the promise of warming weather in the not to distant future, it’s time for an important chore. Cleaning your freezer. Do it now. Don’t wait until a glut of fresh fish comes pouring through your door. For us, it’s more than getting rid of old fish to make room for the new. It’s an opportunity to size up our efforts from the previous season. I’m talking not only about how well we preserved our catch, but also h...
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Who are the statesman in D.C.?
To the editor, To the highly paid statesman we have in Washington D.C., but don’t seem to run our government as it should, we pay tribute. How may was there? Which way did they go? What did they look like? I am their leader! Bill Bjorklund
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