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Coho closure
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Tuesday the closure of the Buskin River drainage to sport fishing, including catch-and-release fishing, for coho salmon, effective from 12:01 a.m. Friday through the end of 2016. “Coho salmon may not be possessed or retained; coho salmon caught incidentally may not be removed from the water and must be released immediately. In addition, only one unbaited, single-hoo...
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Alaska Science Forum: Rabies endures with help of the arctic fox
Rabies is a death sentence for any animal. Experts have wondered how a virus survives when it kills all the creatures it infects. “We don’t have a really good answer to that,” said University of Alaska Fairbanks’s Karsten Hueffer. “It probably has to do with the long incubation time of the virus, which can be months.” Hueffer and his colleagues, including four university undergraduate students, wrote a paper on ho...
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Encore! to faculty recital
To the editor: Bravo! Walter Muelling’s efforts in organizing a musical recital of KIBSD music faculty members was a true delight for many of us in the community. We are thankful for the opportunity to attend an event of such excellent quality and appreciate this gift immensely. It would be heartwarming to have his idea of a yearly faculty recital become a tradition in Kodiak. Dorothy Holm
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 13
Snowe Darling Vonn Bennett was born at 6:36 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2016 to Jesse and Diana Bennett. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Morley, Michigan, and Tacoma, Washington, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Alexandra’s Salon, and the baby’s father works at USCG Air Station Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is Skyla and Laken Bennett. Grandp...
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Kodiak drops 2 to Palmer despite holding late leads
In baseball, teams use closers to preserve late-game leads. Kodiak’s volleyball team could have used a closer in its two Northern Lights Conference matches against Palmer. In seven sets played over the weekend at Kodiak High School, the Bears held late leads in four of them and failed to convert on set point four times. Three sets went past 25 points. All the heartbreak equated to a pair of tough losses to Palmer ...
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DNR looks way ahead to Kodiak area land sales
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources held an informal meeting to get feedback from locals about a potential future sale of lots in rural parts of the Kodiak Archipelago, Monday at the Kodiak Public Library. The state is looking at selling up to 400 acres on the Kupreanof Peninsula, up to 400 acres at Ugak Bay and less than 120 acres on Raspberry Island. The potential sale is still in the research and plannin...
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Names of injured in Uganik crash released
Officials have released the names of three survivors of a plane crash at Uganik Lake on Kodiak Island. All three are Kodiak residents. According to Alaska State Trooper’s public information office supervisor Tim DeSpain, 31-year-old David Schleifer was flying the plane and Steven Suydam, 61, and Linda Suydam, 58, were passengers when the Island Air DHC2 Beaver crashed into the lake. All of the survivors are receiv...
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SEA STORIES: Beachcombers made home in beached steamship
Like many other businesses in Kodiak, the legendary Beachcombers Bar was first destroyed, and then transformed by the tsunamis of March 1964. Established in 1957 in a log cabin on Mission Road by Henry “Legs” Lagrue and his wife Edie, the original nightclub was swept into Potato Patch Lake by the tsunami and the wreckage was burned on the shore of the lake. Within weeks, however, the Legrues hatched a plan to rebu...
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Kodiak football tumbles out of rankings
Kodiak’s run in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s football poll is over. The Bears tumbled out of the rankings after their 30-6 loss to Kenai on Saturday. Kodiak entered the rankings after Week 2 and rose to as high as No. 3 in the medium-small school poll. However, back-to-back losses knocked the Bears out of the rankings. Kodiak went into its matchup with the Kenai at No. 5. The Kardinals moved up a spot ...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Seasonal guests in for a smokin’ good time
September is houseguest season for us. Friends and family time their visits to coincide with the arrival of silver salmon while a few halibut are still on hand near shore. Daily routines are largely driven by weather, with nice days split between salmon in rivers and halibut offshore. The scattering of bad weather days can mean a houseful of hungry people restless for action. The happy gatherings coast along on a ...
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