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Army: Rocket no threat to public safety.
KODIAK -- Many questions about the failed launch and explosion of a rocket being used to test an extremely fast-moving weapon early Monday remained Thursday, as the state-owned launch facility’s board of directors heard from from the military mission’s overseers. The U.S. Army had leased the Alas...
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KHS boys swim team deep with talent
Kodiak’s boys swim team heads into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations. The Bears return most of their swimmers from last year’s squad and added nationally-ranked freshman Talon Lindquist to the mix. Kodiak has the talent to make a push to claim the program’s first boys state team title. “...
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Opinion: Rockets must go up from somewhere
Less than one week ago, an experimental American rocket blew up shortly after launch. No one near the Texas launch site was injured, but SpaceX, the commercial space travel company, suffered a setback to its reusable booster program. A few days later, night owls in Kodiak saw the flash and heard ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 28
August 14 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a hunter for taking a doe deer during a closed season and using a rimfire (.22 caliber) cartridge to take big game. August 19 • Wildlife Troopers contacted a man who had been driving a pickup trick across the American River, which they had found out abou...
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Swimmers flock to the pool
While Kodiak High School’s football team is lacking in players, Kodiak’s swim team is not. The 2014 swimming and diving team has 48 athletes — the most since John Lindquist took over the program in the early 2000s. “The program has developed itself,” he said. “Kids hear about what we do, and I do...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 28
August 28 • Around 1:10 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 2:11 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road and warned the driver to get an Alaska driver’s license. • At 7:17 a.m., police cited a driver in the Benny Benson and Rezanof Drives area for speedi...
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Lindquist, Hughes set for final swimming season
Kodiak High School’s girls swimming program has been blessed to have the top two swimmers in the state the past three seasons. Seniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes are determined to give their school one more season to remember as the 2014 schedule kicks into gear with Friday and Saturday home ...
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Council talks Mission Road parking, downtown, economic development at work session
At their Tuesday work session, the Kodiak City Council discussed prohibiting parking on the uphill side of Mission Road, discussed the downtown revitalization project and economic development. At tonight’s regular meeting, a resolution allowing the Kodiak Police Department to place signs prohibit...
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