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OP-ED: Why criminals target gun-free zones
“Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.” — Mahatma Gandhi Imagine a cat burglar sneaking stealthily into a home in the wee hours of the morning. He’s halfway through the window and he hears the unmista...
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Homeowner kills 9-foot bear charging him on his lawn
A Kodiak homeowner shot dead a 9-foot bear on his lawn Monday as it came out of the bush and charged him while he was picking up rummaged garbage from his yard, a state trooper said. Hamilton Long, 49, fired six rounds and emptied the cylinder of his .44-Magnum revolver as the bear attacked, said...
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Fort Abercrombie revives historical focus with tours
During the summer, tours are being offered through Fort Abercrombie State Historic Park, and last Saturday’s included a presentation on the military installations there and a tour around the various still existing installations. Dave Ostlund, who used to work at the Kodiak Military History Museum...
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Post 17 takes two leage games from Eagle River
A masterful performance by Brandan Pickett, and an edge-of-your-seat save by Giovanni Martinez kept Kodiak Post 17 undefeated in league play. Pickett struck out 10 over six innings, while Martinez escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the final inning to nail down a 5-3 American Legion AA basebal...
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Man accused in vandalism pleads not guilty; $25,000 bail set
A 21-year-old man accused of vandalizing Kodiak’s Holy Resurrection Cathedral pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple felony charges, including criminal mischief. Arkimedes Garcia remains in jail after Judge Steve Cole set his bail at $25,000 and required a third-party custodian for his temporary r...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Zeroing in on halibut
I have to admit that we haven’t spent as much time halibut fishing as we should. King salmon fishing has been too good for us. But so far, the halibut have us really scratching our heads. We haven’t caught one in our usual hotspots. We haven’t caught one while anchored. We haven’t caught one with...
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Man in standoff with troopers and police free on bond
The armed man who was arrested in May after a standoff that lasted several hours received his temporary freedom Monday after posting a $5,000 bond. In the early morning hours of May 1, troopers said Billy Yovino Jr., 32, of Kodiak, was in possession of a rifle and a shotgun while consuming alcoho...
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KIVC picks up win
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club will not go winless in Florida. The club’s 17-and-under team picked up its first pool play victory on Monday at the 42nd AAU Junior National Championships in Orlando, Florida. Kodiak beat the Elite VBC (23-25, 25-16, 15-13) and lost to MOJO (25-17, 25-20) and MN ...
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