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Around Kodiak: Feb. 10
ADF&G fish plan meeting The Kodiak Regional Planning Team will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Chiniak Conference Room, of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Building, 351 Research Court. The agenda includes 2015 Kitoi Bay and Pillar Creek hatchery operations; cost recovery fisheries plans; discussion of the 2015 ADF&G commercial fish, sport fish and KRAA enhancement projects; and the 2015 ...
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It’s not just fish business in Juneau
Hello from Juneau! As the newly elected representative for House District 32 it is a pleasure to be down here serving you. The first two weeks of the 29th Legislature flew past and we are down to getting some legislation seen in committees and, most importantly, working toward a sustainable budget given the tight economic times ahead. Committee assignments I am honored to hold down the chairmanship of the House Sp...
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Playbook: Feb. 10
Tuesday, Feb. 10 Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. “Old” team at Kodiak High School, 6:30 p.m.
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EDITORIAL: Help Brent, dear Kodiak, he’s one of us
You’ve probably never met Brent Watkins. Watkins, 53, is a quiet, outdoors-loving man. He’s not a celebrity and he’s not a politician, so his name doesn’t ring a bell. But, like hundreds of Kodiak property owners, Watkins knew it was time to get his voice heard last week. Watkins parked his car on Rezanof Drive. He was walking to attend the planning and zoning commission’s hearing at the auditorium Wednesday night...
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Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns after 70-day deployment
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to Kodiak Sunday following a successful 70-day deployment patrolling more than 10,800 miles throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Alex Haley, known as the “Bulldog of the Bering,” departed Kodiak on Dec. 1, 2014, and spent the last 70 days conducting law enforcement and community outreach operations in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. During the depl...
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Kodiak students present at environment forum
Several Kodiak High School and college students presented today and Monday as part of the Alaska Forum on the Environment to talk about their experience interning with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. “This summer, back in 2014, five teens worked with us, and they did a number of jobs here working for the refuge,” said Shelly Lawson, who works in education at the refuge. “Part of their requirements was to crea...
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KHS alumni roundup: Dunbar runs with elite field
Kodiak’s most famous runner reached a national television audience Saturday afternoon. Trevor Dunbar competed in the 3,000-meter run at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, a meet covered live by the NBC Sports channel. Dunbar’s race came on near the end of the two-hour telecast, but he got plenty of TV time during his tour on the track in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The Kodiak High and University of Oregon graduate sta...
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Boat sinks near Long Island, no injuries
A Homer-based fishing vessel went aground and partially sank on Friday, before it was towed into Kodiak by another fishing vessel. The F/V Paycheck, a long-liner, hit a rock while fishing. “We know right now that (it) ran aground off Long Island at some point last night,” said Jerry Meadows, the chief at the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Detachment in Kodiak. “We didn’t get the phone call until early (Friday) mornin...
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Small claims 126-pound state title
Jay-Ar Small’s wrestling season started with an injury and ended atop the podium. Small, a senior, staked claim to his first state title by defeating Colony’s Chace Booth, 3-2, in the 126-pound final at the ASAA/First National Bank Wrestling State Championships Saturday evening at Chugiak High. Small, last year’s state runner-up at 126, scored all of his points in the final minute of the match to win the Bears’ on...
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Kodiak boys basketball splits at Kenai
Kodiak’s boys basketball team snapped a 10-game losing skid against 4A competition with a 46-34 Northern Lights Conference victory Friday at Kenai. Jemuel Mangalus erupted for 25 points to help the Bears end a drought that started at last year’s state tournament. The Bears started this season 0-8 against 4A competition after ending last season with two losses at state. Ending the streak didn’t come easy, though. A...
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