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Wildlife Troopers get ready for Operation Dry Water in Kodiak
Alaska Wildlife Troopers will be out on the waterways, including in Kodiak, specifically to contact boaters to make sure all vessel operators are not impaired as part of Operation Dry Water, the state’s Department of Public Safety said in a news release Wednesday. Operation Dry Water is on its sixth annual heightened awareness and educational campaign and will take place from June 26 through June 28, the news rele...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals run in Mayor’s races
Three Kodiakans competed in the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Jennifer Webster finished 379th out of 1,070 females in the half-marathon with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 12 seconds. Webster was 33rd in her age division (40-44). Kelley Vandyke finished 532nd in the half-marathon and was 81st in her age division (55-59) with a time of 2:31:24. Utah’s Ashley Hawks won the wo...
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Playbook: June 26
Friday, June 26 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 30 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 11 a.m. Monday, June 29 Baseball: Kodiak Amer...
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Locals run in Mayor’s races
Three Kodiakans competed in the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Jennifer Webster finished 379th out of 1,070 females in the half-marathon with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 12 seconds. Webster was 33rd in her age division (40-44). Kelley Vandyke finished 532nd in the half-marathon and was 81st in her age division (55-59) with a time of 2:31:24. Utah’s Ashley Hawks won the wo...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City’s Pier 3 gets closer to being finished
The City of Kodiak is in discussions over out-of-round pilings provided for Pier 3 as the construction of the new dock draws closer to completion. Project manager Roe Sturgulewski said during Tuesday’s city council work session that the dock itself should be about finished by mid-July. The new crane for the dock is scheduled to arrive on July 20. He said there’s still utility and electrical work to be done in the ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sampling allows biologists to estimate strength of salmon run in Kodiak
ADF&G biologists “sampled” salmon from a Buskin Lake Weir on Tuesday as they aimed to make projections on the strength of the salmon run in Kodiak. “We take a scale, the length of the fish and record whether it’s a male or female,” said Tyler Polum, assistant area biologist at the department’s sport fish division. “The scales can tell us the age of the fish based on growth patterns visible under magnification.” Po...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak native tribes say military training exercise is 'unacceptable'
As 200 military aircraft and about 6,000 soldiers take part in Northern Edge 2015, native tribes in Kodiak said Tuesday they’ve received letters from a general, assuring them that the naval exercises “will use a reduced scope and scale,” instead of what was stated in the military’s original environmental impact statement. The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak and Native Village of Afognak received letters from Lt. Gen. Russe...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Net pens rearing coho in Boy Scout Lake
The three net pens floating in Boy Scout Lake are home to baby coho, often referred to as silver, salmon for the next year. The Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association uses the net pens to house the fish as they grow before they will be used to stock streams on the road system, said KRAA’s executive director Tina Fairbanks. The net pens currently in Boy Scout Lake popped up about two weeks ago for the first time i...
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The northern boreal bird nursery
CUTLINES Photos: 1. A yellow-rumped warbler sits on a nest near the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River. 2. A robin chick in a nest near the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River. 3. Wilderness guide Garrett Jones of Fairbanks next to a spruce tree hosting a robin's nest at eye level. photos by Ned Rozell. MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Two-hundred miles straight north of my home in Fairbanks, I'm at the northern edge...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monashka Creek, Monashka Bay closed to sport fishing for king salmon
The entire Monashka Creek drainage and the waters of Monashka Bay shoreward of a straight line extending from Miller Point to Termination Point are closed to sport fishing for king salmon effective 12:01 a.m., Thursday, June 25, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said in a news release. The closure prohibits all sport fishing, including catch-and-release fishing for king salmon. King salmon may not be possesse...
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