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To the editor: “There is a time for everything, a time to be silent and a time to speak … .” This is a time to speak. After reading online articles about the Nick Pletnikoff incident, I cried. I cried with Nick and his family, whom I have known for more than 25 years. I cried for the people of Ko...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Duck hunt lets you change your game
The 2015 waterfowl season opens on Oct. 8, a little more than a week from now. In years past it was reasonably easy to forecast results with some accuracy. Conditions and bird numbers were so stable from one year to the next, you could be fairly certain what to expect as the sun slowly rose in th...
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KHS swimming earns 5 victories at Soldotna
A day after owning the SoHi Pentathlon, Kodiak swimmers Talon Lindquist and Marina Cummiskey combined to win five events in a six-school meet Saturday at Soldotna High School. Lindquist, a sophomore, won the 200-yard individual medley (2 minutes, 0.58 seconds) and the 500 freestyle (4:50.87). He ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 29
Sept. 19 Around 12:28 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. At 12:58 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 1900 block of East Rezanof Drive. At 1:33 a.m., police warned a driver in the Larch Street and Mylark Lane area about a taillight malfunction. At 1:43 a.m., police conducte...
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 29
Freya Grace York was born at 9:32 a.m. on Sept. 19, 2015, to Cassie Janz-Burns and Sam York. She weighed 8 pounds, 2.8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her mother is originally from Kodiak, and her father is originally from Palmer, and they now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother is a stay-at-home mo...
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Bartlett, Soldotna stay on top of football poll
For the third straight week, Bartlett and Soldotna appeared atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football polls. Soldotna, the medium-small school top team, pushed its state-best winning streak to 36 games with a dominating 55-14 victory over large-school Lathrop. Bartlett, the large-schoo...
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Borough has few options for Chiniak trees
The Kodiak Island Borough’s parcel of land in Chiniak was part of the area burned in the Twin Creeks wildfire in late August and early September, and the borough assembly now has to decide what to do with the burned trees on the land. Borough resource management officer Duane Dvorak said in some ...
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KPD actions on Sept. 16 subject of outside probe
An independent investigator will assess a Sept. 16 incident in which Kodiak Police Department officers had an altercation with a handicapped man, KPD announced Friday. The department “completed the first phase of its investigation at approximately 11 a.m. (Friday). The next step is a formal inves...
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