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Washington fugitive arrested in Kodiak
A 43-year-old man wanted in Washington on an extraditable warrant on charges of assault with a deadly weapon has been arrested in Kodiak, the Alaska State Troopers reported Thursday. Michael Sholund, a Washington resident, was in community custody in the state of Washington after he pleaded guilty to charges of theft of firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of second-degree assault with a deadl...
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Man found dead aboard Kodiak fishing vessel
A 61-year-old man was found dead aboard a fishing vessel docked in Larsen Bay, but investigators found nothing suspicious, a state trooper report said Wednesday. Steven King of Randle, Washington died of “apparent natural causes” aboard the fishing vessel, the report said. The Larsen Bay medical provider for Icicle Seafood Inc. notified the Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak of the death at around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council tackles fishing pier, dog park
The Kodiak City Council discussed and voiced support for a leash-free dog park within city limits, and heard a councilman pitch the idea of building a fishing pier for local residents. Councilman Charlie Davidson told the council during Tuesday’s work session that there aren’t any good opportunities for senior citizens or children to fish without needing a boat or a vehicle. “A fishing community, and we have no pl...
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Kodiak resident completes 80-day spring course
Lander, Wyo.— Daniel Zimmer, 19, of Kodiak, Alaska, recently completed a Wilderness Medicine and Rescue Semester traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Zimmer and his coursemates began their semester with wilderness emergency medical technician training. This section lasted four weeks and combined urban EMT training with a wilderness first responder course. The trainin...
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Post 17 hits road for six games
After spending the first two weeks of the season at home, Kodiak Post 17 hits the road for a jam-packed slat of games. The six-game in five-day trip begins with a nine-inning league contest against Fairbanks 11 on Friday at the Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage. Kodiak will then play a doubleheader against Fairbanks 30 on Saturday and single games against Fairbanks 11 on Sunday, East Anchorage on Monday and June...
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Thomet to run at junior championships
Levi Thomet will finish his stellar Kodiak High School career on Friday morning at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Thomet, one of the most accomplished runners to graduate from KHS, is running the 5,000 meters at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships. The gun goes off at 9:38 a.m. The assembled field features a mix of college and high school runners. Notable college runners include University of Oregon’...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildlife Troopers get ready for Operation Dry Water in Kodiak
Alaska Wildlife Troopers will be out on the waterways, including in Kodiak, specifically to contact boaters to make sure all vessel operators are not impaired as part of Operation Dry Water, the state’s Department of Public Safety said in a news release Wednesday. Operation Dry Water is on its sixth annual heightened awareness and educational campaign and will take place from June 26 through June 28, the news rele...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals run in Mayor’s races
Three Kodiakans competed in the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Jennifer Webster finished 379th out of 1,070 females in the half-marathon with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 12 seconds. Webster was 33rd in her age division (40-44). Kelley Vandyke finished 532nd in the half-marathon and was 81st in her age division (55-59) with a time of 2:31:24. Utah’s Ashley Hawks won the wo...
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Locals run in Mayor’s races
Three Kodiakans competed in the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Jennifer Webster finished 379th out of 1,070 females in the half-marathon with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 12 seconds. Webster was 33rd in her age division (40-44). Kelley Vandyke finished 532nd in the half-marathon and was 81st in her age division (55-59) with a time of 2:31:24. Utah’s Ashley Hawks won the wo...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: June 26
Friday, June 26 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 30 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 11 a.m. Monday, June 29 Baseball: Kodiak Amer...
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