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Longtime Kodiak resident finds footing in racehorse business
Duane Freeman will tell you that owning racehorses is like playing the lottery — you lose more than you win. After years of being in the business, Freeman finally hit the jackpot. On Nov. 1, Freeman’s horse, My Dandy Girl, raced to victory at the Pepper’s Pride New Mexico Classic Championship Fil...
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Troopers seek gun burglar
Troopers are seeking answers in the burglary of a residence and the theft of several items including guns, according to a trooper report. The crimes occurred within the week prior to Dec. 2, when the burglary was reported. “Several firearms, electronics, and currency was stolen,” after the reside...
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Kodiak drug dealer, money launderer gets seven years
A Kodiak man got seven years of prison time for dealing methamphetamine and cocaine and laundering money, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice Eastern District of California. DuWayne LeDoux, 55, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley. “According to cour...
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Investigator choice smacks of cover-up
To the editor: Regarding the hiring of an ex-police chief to investigate the Pletnikoff incident — really! Who better to protect the city and police department than a fellow police officer? Can we trust this "impartial investigator" to give us the public an unbiased factual report of the accostin...
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Tapestry: Johnny Walker says God got his attention after second fall
Besides bruising his body, breaking his humerus bone beneath his shoulder and wounding his pride, getting thrown off a horse convinced Johnny Walker that this was God’s way of getting his attention. Walker, who was hired as executive director of the Kodiak Baptist Mission in October, initially ga...
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Teeing Off: Battle of undefeateds
The Golden State Warriors are hotter than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold Kodiak winter day. The team from California has rattled off an NBA-record 20 straight wins to begin a season, and have produced 23 straight victories dating back to last season’s playoffs. Dig deeper and the Warriors have ...
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In the Courts: Dec. 4
Gustavo Canaveral pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Canaveral was sentenced to 63 days in jail (60 days suspended) and fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended) and had his license revoked for 90 days and ordered to use an ignition interlock device for six months after regaining the license an...
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Amazing Nature: Evolution of Life and Learning
If your religious beliefs make the little hairs on the back of your neck stand up at the mention of the term “evolution,” you should ignore this article and move peacefully on with your day. I will not get into the discussion of whether the facts and methods that lead to the theory of evolution a...
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