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Dirk Allen Richcreek
Dirk Allen Richcreek, 48, of Kodiak, passed away on Dec. 14, 2013. Dirk began his adventurous life in Crescent City, Calif. where his father served as the local harbormaster. The redwood forest along the Smith River was his childhood stomping ground. In his early teens, he moved to Newport, Ore. ...
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Alumni update: Lindquist back in the pool
Former Kodiak High School swimming star Jori Lindquist was back in the pool for Northern Arizona on Friday. In a meet against Oregon State, Arizona and New Mexico State, the freshman placed sixth in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2 minutes, 9.40 seconds and 11th in the 200 freestyle in 2:...
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Empty Midway: Golden Wheel backs out of Crab Festival
Last year, Kodiak put on a Crab Festival with no crab. This year, the city will try to host a Crab Festival with no festival. On Monday, the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce confirmed that Golden Wheel Amusements, which has furnished rides for the festival midway for the past 40 years, will be unable t...
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Kodiak state park positions go vacant
The gates of Miller Point Road are locked, and the park office at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park are all but empty. Four months after the departure of area ranger Jack Ransom, Kodiak’s state parks remain without a ranger on staff. To maintain Kodiak’s six state recreation sites and parks,...
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Drones to be tested in Kodiak, but ultimate role unclear
Kodiak Island could soon be home to drone testing. Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration named the University of Alaska Fairbanks as one of six national test site operators for drones, formally known as unmanned aerial aircraft. Kodiak Island was included as a test site in UA’s proposal....
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 7
Thursday, Jan. 2 • At 2:43 a.m., a caller reported a dog wouldn’t stop barking on Thorsheim Street. Officers didn’t hear or see a dog. • At 3:29 a.m., officers were unable to catch a loose dog on Mill Bay Road. • At 7:22 a.m., a caller reported a dog on Hillside Drive wouldn’t stop barking. Offic...
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Thanks for the Pillar Mountain rescue
To the Editor: I want to give a big shout-out of thanks to the many people who came to my assistance on New Year’s Day after I got into some mischief with my car on Pillar Mountain. Sliding uncontrollably on the ice, and convinced that the car was heading over the embankment, I leaped from the ve...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Waterfowl season's end
The waterfowl season will come to a close at the end of legal shooting hours on Jan. 22. There’s good news and bad in that. The bad news is that you’ll have to wait eight long months to resume your hunts on Oct. 8. The good news is that you’re likely to find the best hunting of the year in the tw...
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