Obituary: John B. Eaton Former Kodiak resident John B. Eaton, 79, passed away on May 6, 2012, in Sequim, Wash.
John was born Nov. 11, 1932, in Erie, Pa., to Clarence L. and Bessie A. Eaton. After moving to Arizona, he graduated from Tucson High School in 1951 and then went on to receive a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Idaho State University in 1963. While at ISU, he was a member of the professional pharmacy fraternity, Phi...
Fish Factor: How would you do it all over again? If you had your life to live over again, would you choose a career in commercial fishing?
That is one question in a survey circulating around Kodiak that aims to reveal a more social view of the fishing life, and how the occupation and lifestyle have changed over two decades.
The survey, being sent to a random sample of 700 permit holders and 400 crewmen in all fisheries, is part of a two year project by Courtney...
Garden Gate: The story of the bleeding heart flower In 1846, Robert Fortune (plant explorer extraordinaire) purchased a live bleeding heart plant at a nursery in Shanghai China and sent it back to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew with a note saying he thought this plant would become very popular with gardeners. Sure enough, within five years the plants were being sent to continental Europe and North America and were growing throughout Great Britain. It was such a h...
Letter to the Editor: Paved road makes accidents easier To the editor:
When I left my home in Middle Bay this morning, I came across zigzagging tire marks on the pavement. Far off ion the bushes was the car that obviously made the marks. A state trooper was there evaluating the situation. He was busy, so I’m not sure if anyone was hurt.
With the coming of pavement to the highway, we have all been sharing the road more and more with out-of-town visitors, out-the-road ca...
Troopers seize salmon and nets used during closure ANCHORAGE (AP) — Federal and state officials seized 21 nets and 1,000 pounds of salmon from subsistence fishermen last week during a subsistence closure in the Lower Kuskokwim River.
The seizures Wednesday come at a time low salmon runs in there have hammered cash-poor residents who rely on salmon as a traditional food source, the Anchorage Daily News reported.
Two communities — Tuntutuliak and Akiak — issued stat...
Buoy cleanup Seaman Jacob Tyrell, a crewmember onboard the Coast Guard cutter SPAR, prepares a new buoy to be deployed in St. Paul Harbor June 15. Buoys like this one are equipped with a light that flashes with a specific characteristic pattern and radar reflective tape to help mariners navigate safely into channels or away from hazards.
( U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg photo)
Borough keeps Threshold onboard The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a recycling contract with Threshold Services Inc. and reviewed applications for the borough manager position in a Thursday night meeting.
The borough currently uses Threshold as its recycler, but a new contract was required because the old one will end July 1.
The approved contract will pay Threshold $17,500 per month, which totals $210,000 for the entire year. The borou...
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Breakfast with characters A pancake breakfast for the whole family, featuring visits from some of your favorite Disney characters will be held Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Elks Club. All proceeds go to benefit the American Cancer Society. Cost is $8 per person. Tickets are available at the door or by calling 942-1515.
Parks and Recreation: June 22-29 June 22-June 29
Youth swim lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least 3 years old to participate. They will be held Monday through Thursday, starting at 3:10 and 4:15, in the following five two-week sessions: June 4-14, June 18-28, July 2-12, July 16-26 and July 30-Aug. 9.
Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule once the pool reopens on Sunday, June 3, following the complet...
David Anderson to play for Wisconsin Lutheran this fall Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago is where David Anderson first encountered the game of football.
He spent countless hours with his older brother Nathan in their spacious backyard tossing the pigskin.
“His older brother really taught him how to throw and catch the football at a young age,” David’s mother Denise said.
Anderson’s church was big into football, and as he grew older the congregation gathered for ...
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