Marnie Leist has been in Kodiak for 11 years, and looks back to when she first arrived to the island. She said she got a master’s degree in art history and museum studies, and the only position she applied to following graduation was one at the museum. When she moved here, it was the first time she’d been to Kodiak, she said.
A Kodiak home was declared a total loss after a fire early morning Sunday. An occupant at 1521 Baranof Street called 911 just before 1:30 a.m. and reported that the home was on fire and everyone had gotten out, according to an announcement from Kodiak Fire Department Chief Jim Mullican.
The Coast Guard Cutter SPAR is safe at its home port at Coast Guard Base Kodiak after a high seas adventure over the weekend. The fishing vessel Lady Gudny experienced engine trouble Thursday night and became disabled nearly 300 miles south of Kodiak.
Alaska State Troopers thwarted two attempts to import alcohol to the community of Elim over the weekend. Troopers seized an estimated total of 10 liters of alcohol in Nome Sunday, Jan. 8, in two separate incidents: one, an estimated 7 liters, the other about 3 liters.
In a meeting last month, the Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group voted to give its official support of the Department of Fish and Game’s proposal to modify the caribou hunt structure in five northern hunting units.