Jane Allen Fitzgerald Jane Allen Fitzgerald passed away on Wednesday, March 6 after fighting a no-win battle with cancer.
Janie was born in Spokane, Wash. on August 9, 1950 and grew up on a wheat farm in Washtucna, Wash.
She moved to Alaska in the seventies and married her husband Mike Fitzgerald in 1983. They had a push-pull relationship which both cherished deeply. They fished in Bristol Bay together and traveled to many ports. One ...
New group joins observer program lawsuit More fishermen have joined a lawsuit to stop a new federal fisheries observer program that began this year.
Late last week, U.S. District Court judge Russel Holland approved the addition of the brand-new Fixed Gear Alliance to the lawsuit filed by The Boat Company, a recreational fishing operation based in Southeast Alaska.
The Fixed Gear Alliance is a coalition of individual commercial fishermen and fishing group...
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Soroptimist hosts Women's History Art Show Soroptimist International of Kodiak celebrated National Women’s History Month by holding an art show featuring pieces made by women in Kodiak.
“We wanted to commemorate women’s history month,” said Soroptimist member Evelyn Wiszinckas.
Soroptimist International of Kodiak is an international group of women who work to better the lives of other women and girls in their community. They participate in projects to bet...
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Casting call for new TV series A new HGTV series is seeking homebuyers and sellers in Alaska.
Orion Entertainment, a Colorado-based TV production company, is casting real estate agents and buyers for “Living Alaska,” with filming to begin in April.
Kelly McLear, a managing producer for Orion, said the show will be similar to “Buying Alaska,” which filmed partially in Kodiak and aired on Destination America last year. “Living Alaska” will follow...
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Alumni update: Horn finishes UAA career Alysa Horn’s basketball career at the University of Alaska Anchorage came to an end last week.
Horn, a senior, finished with another stellar game in a 65-60 defeat to Northwest Nazarene in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals in Lacey, Wash.
The Kodiak High School product tallied 20 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and three steals in her final game in a UAA uniform.
NLC runner-up Bears clinch 4A state berth Wasilla denied Kodiak its first Northern Lights Conference girls basketball title in more than three decades Saturday afternoon.
The unbeaten Warriors were never challenged in a 61-29 win over the Bears in the NLC championship game at Soldotna High School.
The 32-point loss stings, but the Bears have a chance at redemption. Both top seed Wasilla and No. 2 Kodiak qualified for the 4A state tournament that begins ...
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Around Kodiak: March 11 Kodiak Assembly of God will hold a spring break mini-day camp for kids from 4 years old through fifth grade. Free lunch, games, crafts and more take place from noon to 3 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. Call 486-3894 for more information.
The Kodiak flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach a boating safety class 5:30-9:30 p.m. today and Tuesday at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. The eight-hour About Boating Safel...
Annual forecast calls for 8 percent rise in construction spending Federal and state budget cuts will take a bite out of next year’s construction season, but the annual Alaska construction forecast still calls for spending to rise by 8 percent this summer.
In Kodiak, public spending on large projects will continue to keep the local construction industry in high gear.
According to the annual report compiled by the University of Alaska’s Institute of Social and Economic Research, ...
Capitol report: March 11 Greetings from the Alaska State Capitol. After a long stretch of cool and rainy weather, Juneau was greeted by sunny skies and warmer temperatures during the Alaska Legislative Centennial Commission’s March 3-5 events commemorating the centennial of the first Territorial Legislature.
As chair of the seven-member commission, I was privileged to welcome former lawmakers to the capital city to share their experience...