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Summer comes early in the far north
TOOLIK FIELD STATION -- Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer. Today, the population of Toolik Field Station increases from nine -- ...
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Around Kodiak: April 16
Meet Senator Mark Begich at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sun'aq Tribal Bingo Hall. If possible, RSVP with Chloe Cotton at (907) 258-2583. Kodiak High School’s three-part music series begins with the orchestra class at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Choir will entertain on April ...
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Petro Marine’s new fuel dock opens with event
Petro Marine’s gleaming new fuel dock boasts faster fuel times, slicker facilities, and a lot less snow shoveling than its wooden predecessor. “We’ve taken that 1950s technology and brought it up to 2013-2014 with a steel floating dock,” Jaime Flores, plant manager, said. The new marina was compl...
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Wells said, dead men were incompetent ...Says sister and brother-in-law
Updated: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The sister and brother-in-law of a Kodiak man charged with killing two Coast Guard communication station co-workers say he became irate when the topic of their deaths came up two months later. Theresa and Donald Kiele (KEE'-lee) says James Wells became animated a...
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School budgets wait for Legislature
The Kodiak Island Borough Board of Education hopes lawmakers are zeroing in on budget numbers Alaska schools can depend on as the legislative session draws to a close. “It’s the school budget cycle,” superintendent Stewart McDonald said during the board’s work session Monday. “Who would have ever...
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Tire expert testifies in Coast Guard murder trial
ANCHORAGE (AP) — The nail found in the truck tire of the man charged with killing two co-workers at a Kodiak Coast Guard facility likely was inserted mechanically, not picked up along a roadway, a tire expert said Monday. The weathered nail, about 3.5 inches long and bent 7 degrees, was perpendic...
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KHS baseball wins first game in San Diego
A big fifth inning paved the way for Kodiak’s first victory in the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament. The Bears scored five times in the third and held on to beat Foothills Christian (Calif.) 10-7 in a pool play game Monday in San Diego, Calif. Kodiak went 0-3 in its tournament d...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 15
Tuesday, April 8 • At 12:34 a.m., somebody found a back pack on Mill Bay Road and dropped it off at the station. • At 12:52 a.m., a caller reported a disturbance on Center Ave; neighbors said they would quiet down. • At 1:46 a.m., a bar check was conducted on W. Marine Way. • At 2:13 a.m., office...
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