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Around Kodiak: Dec. 10
Mapping group meets The Kodiak GIS User Group will meet at noon today in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Join mapping experts for an update of data collection around Kodiak Island. Parks gathering The Kodiak Island Borough parks and recreation committee meeting originally scheduled for Nov. 26 has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. tonight in the school district conference room in the borough build...
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Board of Fisheries changes little in Chignik
The Alaska Board of Fisheries is making few changes in Chignik-area fisheries after a two-day meeting in Anchorage. Only two of eight proposals submitted by Chignik fishermen were approved by the seven-member fish board last week. The accepted proposals determine when a seine has stopped fishing and allow fishery managers flexibility when deciding whether to open the Chignik River commercial salmon fishery. The se...
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Thomet qualifies for Foot Locker Nationals
Levi Thomet didn’t let the weather slow him down Saturday morning in California. In persistent rain and temperatures in the 40s, the Kodiak High School standout runner finished sixth at the Foot Locker West Region cross county championships to punch his ticket to the national championship meet. The Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships are Dec. 14 in San Diego, Calif. at 9 a.m. Alaska Standard Time. The...
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No militant police needed in Kodiak
To the Editor: I take issue with the letter to the editor by Gary F. Rabideau in the paper, in which he suggested that the selection of the police chief had overlooked a candidate of far greater experience. In my opinion, the fact that the person to whom he referred had been on a S.W.A.T. team for 10 years disqualified him for the job in Kodiak, a small, friendly town that has no need for a militant approach to la...
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KHS wrestling weathered out of North/South Tourney
Kodiak wrestling was idle for a second consecutive weekend. Due to foggy conditions in Kodiak, the team was unable to fly off the island Friday to attend the North/South Tournament in Wasilla. “If this is a weekend that we were going to miss because of weather, this one was OK to miss,” Kodiak coach Sean Costello said. “This was a good competition, but we are going to see these kids a lot more this year.” Northern...
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Local Results: Dec. 9
City League Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 3 Real INOJ 67, St. Innocent’s 38 Lonnie Rigsby 18, Dylan Haskell 15, Bryan Larson 12, Justin Spencer 11, Greg Pruitt 6 and Dave Fearing 5 points for Real INOJ. Bernie Stallard 13, David Young 12, John Hartung 6, Anton Gonopolskiy 4 and Stephen Wood 3 points for St. Innocent’s. Strangers 82, Team Enriquez 59 Scott Detorres 28, Grant Auehjem 24, Devin Skonberg 10, Jon Panamariof...
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Assembly approves raise for SAB No. 1 chairman
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has approved a $1,200 raise in the stipend paid to the Service Area No. 1 chairman. In a 4-3 vote Thursday evening, the assembly approved paying chairman Scott Arndt $400 per month, up from $300 per month. The suggestion for the raise came from the Service Area No. 1 board, which voted unanimously in favor of the proposal. “If the board doesn’t feel it’s out of line, I don’t feel...
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KTUU-GCI dispute deepens
There’s even more static in Alaska’s cable TV picture. On Saturday, the dispute between cable provider GCI and broadcaster KTUU-TV deepened as GCI cut KTUU broadcasts to Juneau, Sitka and other Southeast Alaska locations. Southeast is the latest casualty in a fee battle that has already blocked KTUU from 7,000 GCI customers in Kodiak and other rural Alaska locations. KTUU and GCI appeared near a deal on Nov. 22, b...
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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Wellness
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Wellness OK, so holiday and wellness go together like water and peanut butter. Studies show that the average weight gain during the winter holidays is between one to three pounds. Oops. The good news is that while the holidays are a time for sharing and giving back, it is possible to ward off any weight gain. The secret: Keep moving. Here are a few ways you can get fit and give back at ...
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Fish Factor: IPHC scientists recommend smaller halibut quotas
It comes as no surprise that the recommendations for next year’s halibut catches are down again for all regions except Southeast Alaska. Fishery scientists with the International Pacific Halibut Commission have recommended a 2014 coastwide commercial catch total of 24.45 million pounds, a 21 percent decrease from the 31 million pounds allowed for this year. That includes catches in Alaska, British Columbia and the...
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