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Kodiak’s Drug War
To the Editor, I laughed when I read the recent opinion piece in the Kodiak Daily Mirror. It read many citizens are outraged regarding a recent drug raid. My question is: Do you want to catch the drug dealers or not? Oh, wait. You WANT to catch them. You just want to do it your way. Agencies don't communicate when they conduct a drug raid. They plan it. They implement it. And, if the raid goes well, they catch the...
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Council voices support for letter that could lead to new development
The Kodiak City Council voiced support for a letter to encourage the federal government to pay for the cleanup of a contaminated area that Natives of Kodiak wants to develop. NOK owns property in Swampy Acres and said in an email to the city that when the land was given to NOK under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, NOK was unaware that the property was contaminated. “They’ve got environmental contamination...
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Kahye Yu dislocates shoulder during game
Kahye Yu went up for a rebound. She came down without the ball and her right arm dangling like a noodle. The Kodiak High School junior has replayed that moment in her head several times, but still does not know how her shoulder got dislocated in last Thursday’s 12-point girls basketball loss at Thunder Mountain. “I just remember feeling a bunch of pain in my shoulder and the referee guiding me off the floor,” said...
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West Valley remains undefeated
West Valley is inching closer to heading to the 4A girls basketball state tournament undefeated. The Wolfpack clinched the Mid Alaska Conference regular season title and ran their record to 21-0 with a 44-7 victory over North Pole last Friday. The victory kept West Valley on top in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll, released Wednesday. East Anchorage is 18-1 on the season and is ranked secon...
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Girls finish regular season at Wasilla
Having already clinched the No. 3 seed for the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Kodiak is simply looking to emerge with no injuries in its final two regular season games at Wasilla. “We are definitely going to try and stay healthy,” assistant coach Sandra Gregory said. The Bears will already be playing without junior post Kahye Yu, who dislocated her shoulder in last Thursday’s game against Thunder Mounta...
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Playbook: Feb. 26
Friday, Feb. 27 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 3:30 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 10...
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Local Results: Feb. 26
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed Feb. 17 Men: Stefan Macahilas, 300; Jeff Kiefer, 260; Timothy Witt, 256. Scratch series — Stefan Macahilas, 816; Jesse Mickelson, 679; Jeff Kiefer, 640. Handicap game — Stefan Macahilas, 316; Timothy Witt, 289; Jeff Kiefer, 274. Handicap series — Stefan Macahilas, 864; Derek Clarkston, 742; Jesse Mickelson, 733. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Hentges, 222; Jennifer Gunde...
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Father Paisius placed on leave of absence
The Rev. Paisius DeLucia, rector of St. Innocent’s Academy in Kodiak, has been placed on leave of absence as he faces allegations of physical and verbal abuse. The Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese said through its website that the move was in response to the allegations and complaints against DeLucia “filed at the Diocesan Chancery by a number of individuals.” At least 15 former academy students have posted thei...
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Kodiak’s Pickled Willys gets top prize — in three cities
Bill Alwert of Pickled Willys says he was tickled pink over his black cod tips. “It was pretty neat doing this,” he said. “There were a lot of other people out there.” Alwert was referring to the Alaska Symphony of Seafood, an annual contest for new products made from Alaska seafood, which declared Pickled Willys’ black cod tips winner in the People’s Choice category for all three venues — Seattle, Juneau and Anch...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 25
Jan. 24 At 2:38 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road about a taillight out. At 2:58 a.m., police responded to disorderly conduct on Marine Way. It was a verbal altercation and a warning was given. Around 3:10 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:33 p.m., a caller on Mill Bay Road reported someone failing to appear. Police arrested a woman for a warrant. At 7:28 p.m., a caller requested a w...
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