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Ferry system delays unaccompanied minor policy changes
The Alaska Marine Highway System announced that their new unaccompanied minor policy originally intended to take effect on Thursday will be delayed. “In reaction to the policy announcement, numerous Alaskans contacted [the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities] expressing thei...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banya fire injures two
A Chiniak banya exploded and injured two people Tuesday after a user of the sauna-like building accidentally used fuel oil instead of water to create steam, according to the Alaska State Troopers. A man and a woman were treated at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for their injuries, troope...
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Alaska Science Forum: Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creative
"Rectal Temperature of the Working Sled Dog." "Cleaning and Sterilization of Bunny Boots." "Comparative Sweat Rates of Eskimos and Caucasians Under Controlled Conditions." These are some of the studies completed by scientists who worked for the Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory from the late 1940s to...
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Two injured in banya explosion
Two people were injured in a Chiniak banya explosion on Tuesday after mixing up fuel and water, according to the Alaska State Troopers. The man and woman in the banya, a sauna-like building, accidentally used fuel oil instead of water in the banya, said trooper spokesman Eric Olsen. Both people w...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 18
Piper Marie Griffith was born at 10:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, to Justin Robert Griffith and Samantha Marie Griffith. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Amarillo, Texas, and now live in Kodiak. Her father works for the United States C...
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Underwear bandit caught, admits brief crime spree
“He just told me right now, ‘I’m sorry mom. I don’t know why I did it. I’m not gonna do it anymore,’” Cornelio’s mother, Resie, said in a phone interview with the Kodiak Daily Mirror, moments after visiting her son in jail.
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Kodiak man stabbed dead, suspect arraigned
The blue house with a white picket fence and a well-manicured lawn strikes its neighbors as the classic definition of the American Dream. But those neighbors said they had no clue that the pretty house at the corner of Ole Johnson Avenue and Simeonoff Street was the scene of a fatal stabbing Sund...
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Jerica Nelson makes Seawolves debut
A member of the 2014 undefeated Kodiak girls’ basketball team made her collegiate debut over the weekend in Anchorage, and remained perfect. Jerica Nelson, a freshman guard for the University of Alaska Anchorage, came off the bench in the Seawolves’ victories over Holy Names and Chaminade Univers...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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