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Updated: Two vehicles destroyed in crash on Rezanof; drivers injured
A two-vehicle crash on Rezanof Drive left both drivers with injuries and both vehicles destroyed. According to an Alaska State Trooper report, Jeremiah Johnson, 29, crossed the centerline while rounding a corner at 40 mph in a Jeep Cherokee along Rezanof Drive near Fort Abercrombie. Trooper Dan Blizzard said in an email that Johnson said he was distracted by something on the side of the road and drifted into the o...
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Julian Wayne Morrison
News was received this morning from Saint Helens, Oregon, of the passing of Julian Wayne Morrison, son of Julian Morrison and Nona Hubley Campbell. His parents preceded him in death as did his wife of 60-plus years, Karen Pauline Kessler. They are survived by their children, Karen Colleen Hogan of Saint Helens, Oregon; Douglas, Dale, John and Arthur; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Julian worked ...
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Shame on those who don’t tell the truth
There isn’t anything wrong with our fact-finding because it comes straight from the Borough. We only deal with facts here and, until our local government makes huge steps to shut this spending down, we are going to see an avalanche of people leaving the island. Our family and friends who actually once cared about Kodiak will be replaced by elements that do not have any reason to hold Kodiak dear. That is a recipe ...
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Northern Lights Conference shrinks to four teams
Every softball game in the Northern Lights Conference this season will be magnified with the departure of Skyview and Houston. Skyview is no longer a school, while Houston is not fielding a varsity team this season. That leaves the conference with only four teams — Kodiak, Kenai, Homer and Soldotna. Each team will play each school twice for a total of six conference games, which is down from 10 in 2013 and eight i...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 30
April 15 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a Kodiak man who failed to report his registration goat permits. He was given two citations for failure to submit drawing permit hunt/tier permit hunt. April 23 At 1:56 p.m., AST received a report of a theft from a repair shop on Rezanof Drive near the airport. They found that items valued at approximately $340 had been stolen the previous week from two shops both contai...
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Community events: April 30
Today 9 a.m.-noon — Symposium about drug-endangered children, Sun’aq Tribal Hall. 3-5 p.m. — How to make deodorant, body wash, etc. workshop at Kodiak Public Library. Friday, May 1 7 p.m. — Galley Tables storytelling, Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Saturday, May 2 9 a.m.-noon — Sea kayak rescues and recoveries, Coast Guard Base Kodiak MWR pool. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. — Community cleanup, meet at Kodiak High School parking lo...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 30
April 11 At 4:43 a.m., a 911 caller reported a disturbance on Center Avenue. They were gone when police arrived. At 7 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Thorsheim Street. They left when police asked. At 12 a.m., a 911 caller requested a subject removal on Center Avenue. They were gone when police arrived. At 9:38 a.m., a 911 caller reported disorderly conduct on Marine Way. At 10:05 a.m., police respond...
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Triathlon enters 30th year
The 30th edition of Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon is Saturday. The triathlon, a Kodiak staple since 1985, is comprised of a 1-kilometer swim at the Kodiak Community Pool (22 laps), a 5-kilometer run and a 20-kilometer bike ride. The race begins at 10 a.m. Run begins and ends at the pool, while the bike ride starts at the pool and goes to Pillar Creek and finishes at Woody Way Field. Today is the last day to registe...
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Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak alarmed by US Navy plan to use sonar, live bombs
Officials of the Sun’aq Tribe say they are working hard to ensure subsistence and economic resources are not adversely impacted by the U.S. Navy’s planned military training activities that would involve use of live bombs, naval shells and active sonar near Kodiak Island. Tom Lance, Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak’s natural resources director, said the U.S. Navy will begin the Northern Edge military readiness training activ...
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Former and current Kodiakans on 40 under 40 list
One current Kodiakan and three former Kodiakans are on the 2015 Top 40 Under 40 list by the Alaska Journal of Commerce for their accomplishments. The Top 40 Under 40 list “recognizes the state’s top young professionals younger than age 40 who have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community,” according to the nomination form. Current Kodiakan Anna Stevens along with former residents Cl...
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