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Kathleen Wischer
Kathleen Wischer, 68, passed away at her home on July 3, 2016, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was attended by her husband Thom, her son Adam and daughter Lynsey. Kathy was first and foremost a teacher. She arrived in Kodiak in 1971 and went to work for the Kodiak Island Bor...
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Alaska Science Forum: Exotic ticks found on Alaska dogs, humans
While Alaskans have long endured dense mosquitoes and frigid air, we’ve always had the absence of venomous snakes and dog ticks. But the latter may be establishing themselves here. Ticks that infest red squirrels, snowshoe hares and a variety of birds have always been present in Alaska, but a tea...
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Responders contain fire to single room
No injuries were reported after a fire at a seafood processing facility in downtown Kodiak on Saturday evening. According to Kodiak Fire Department Chief James Mullican, the initial call came in at 9:37 p.m. and the first fire crew arrived at the scene on East Marine Way at 9:42 p.m. Upon assessm...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 30
July 22 At 3 a.m., a person reported a man passed out on the shoulder of the road in the 700 block of Shelikof Street. He woke up and walked away on his own. A person reported a man kicking another man on the ground in the 200 block of Center Avenue. Police found the “victim,” and he denied any p...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 30
Natalia Mae Phillips-Amodo was born at 5:36 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2016, to Randy and Kara Amodo. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her parents are originally from and live in Akhiok in the southern part of Kodiak Island. The baby’s mother and father work at Akhiok School. Also...
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Kodiak swims past Palmer
The Kodiak girls swimming and diving team’s quest to regain Region III supremacy took a big blow before Friday’s season-opener against Palmer. Hours before the meet at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, sophomore Devon Cummiskey broke her right tibia, an accident that happened while she was walk...
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State lets pharmacists dispense naloxone
The state of Alaska released a proposal for a new section of code to outline procedures for pharmacists in dispensing opioid overdose drugs, according to a Monday announcement. The proposed change in administrative code follows the March passage of a state law allowing pharmacists who have comple...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Silvers’ rainbow choice depends on light
Labor Day Weekend is the official kickoff of silver salmon season for many Kodiak anglers. While silvers are caught earlier in offshore waters, they usually start to enter most local rivers by our “end of summer” holiday. We certainly have lots to anticipate this year. In recent days silvers have...
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