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Public Safety Blotter: May 18
April 30 At 4:19 a.m., police responded to suspicious vehicles in the 700 block of Mission Road. Police spoke with a driver about an ordinance prohibiting the parking of abandoned vehicles on the roadway. At 4:31 a.m., police responded to an intoxicated male walking in the middle of the road in t...
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Guest Opinion: A chance to upgrade shelter
During the Chiniak fire, the generator shed and the Chiniak Evacuation Shelter burned to the ground, taking with it volumes of library books and other contents. Both structures along with their contents were insured, and the borough intends to rebuild the shelter, although whether in 2017, 2018, ...
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SOCCER: Kodiak eyes regional title
When the soccer season started, Kodiak’s goal was to finish third in the Northern Lights Conference South Division. The team achieved that goal and has set a new one — win a conference title. On Thursday, the Bears begin their quest at putting a check mark next to their newest goal when the confe...
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HEALTHY KODIAK: Youth at more risk than adults from pot
This week I was able to spend extra time with my family and enjoy the beauty of Kodiak. My husband, sons and I love living in Kodiak and we are excited to raise our kids in this community. This week I have been thinking about how to make this amazing community better for our children. I think tha...
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Town sightings likely just one bear
The numerous bear sightings around town lately are likely all of just one juvenile bear, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Nate Svoboda. “I think probably it’s one individual that’s been around town, maybe two,” Svoboda said. “But I have a tendency to believe that’s it’s j...
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Refuge, Audubon mark migration
A survivor of the Exxon Valdez oil spill visited the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Saturday. Hal the bald eagle, who injured his shoulder while cleanup crews tried to rescue him from an oily shore during the 1989 crisis, was one of two birds brought in by Dave Dorsey of the Bird ...
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Big trophy year for bears
The spring bear hunting season just ended, and it was a record year for trophy specimens. There are still harvested bears out in the field that haven’t yet been brought in to be sealed, but currently, the number stands at 111 harvested. Of those, 22 were large enough to qualify as a Boone and Cro...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 17
April 29 At 2:37 a.m., police cited a driver in the 700 block of Thorsheim Street for speeding and having no proof of insurance. At 3:22 a.m., police responded to a person sleeping in an ATM lobby in the 200 block of Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 4:02 a.m., police responded to suspi...
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