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NPFMC to discuss pot cod fishery
Freezing the historical record for the Kodiak-area pot cod fishery is up for discussion this week in Seattle. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has a discussion about the pot cod fleet on its agenda this week at its Seattle meeting, although it’s not scheduled to take any action at that meeting. The Kodiak-based United Fishermen’s Marketing Association, which represents pot cod fishermen among other gea...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 4
Sunday Jan. 26 • At midnight, a witness reported a possible intoxicated driver driving slowly on Selief Lane, patrol was advised. • At 12:29 a.m., police checked on an intoxicated pedestrian on Yukon Street. He did not meet protective custody criteria. • At 12:44 a.m., police checked on a report of a suspicious vehicle on Chichenof Street. Everything was OK. • At about 12:50 a.m., three bar checks were conducted o...
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Local results: Feb. 4
City League Basketball Thursday, Jan. 30 Nets System 67, Loose Cannons 50 Chad Pascua 18, Joe Donat 17, Joe Madrid 12, Drew DeVries 8, Skylar Gatter 7, Avery Javier 3 and Ryan Gabor 2 points for Nets System. Corey Gronn 24, Charlie Garcia 8, Jason Blondin 5, Dan Walker 4, Brad Blondin 3, Andrew King 3 and Alex Rice 3 points for Loose Cannons. Golden Alaska 103, Local Electric 72 Tony Will 31, Mark Galindo 19, Nath...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter reloading
I’m not alone in doing most of my ammunition reloading in winter. In fact the long hours of darkness and rotten weather are the perfect settings for the time consuming process. It continues to amaze me that more hunters don’t reload their own ammo. Participants in most other shooting sports do it, both for better performance and cost savings. Could it be that the majority of hunters actually shoot comparatively li...
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Kodiak Island Births: Feb. 4
• Faylin Jade Patterson was born at 12:41 a.m. Jan. 25, 2014 to Keeley Wall and Seth Patterson. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Proud grandparents are Dianne and Michael Patterson and Kristie and Michael Wall. • Olivia Carolyn Hyles was born at 12:50 a.m. Jan. 28, 2014 to Jesse Eldred Hyles and Stacey Lynn Hyles. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces a...
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C.G. report shows increasing border violations
The US Coast Guard is reporting a surge in the number of foreign fishing vessels encroaching upon Alaska’s ocean borders. According to a report to be released at this week’s meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, the number of incursions increased 300 percent — from 10 to 30 — between 2012 and 2013. In 2011, only one vessel violated the boundary. America’s oceanic border runs 200 miles offshore, ...
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Capitol Report: Feb. 4
As the Co-chair of the House Finance Committee The first two weeks of session were incredibly busy. We met which each of the state department heads to get a sense of what they would like to see in FY15 and how that relates to the Governor’s budget proposal. In addition, we have heard many presentations from the Legislative Finance Division, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Department of Revenue (...
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Obituary: Benjamin Tobias Fogler
Our arms are empty and our hearts are shattered. Precious baby Benjamin, your very short time with us brightened our lives and graced us with a feeling of renewal. Our little cowboy, you are dearly loved and will be terribly missed. Benjamin Tobias Fogler passed away peacefully in his sleep Jan. 27, 2014. He was born in New Orleans, La. on Nov. 7, 2013 to Deana Fogler and Benjamin Lara. He left Touro Infirmary NIC...
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Sweet peas brighten up gloomy days
January is over and we’re one month closer to the gardening season. I’ve been getting emails and comments from local growers for something, anything to ease the blur of dreary weather. So how about starting seeds indoors? What kind of seeds? Well, it’s time to start plants like celery, but I’m thinking cheery here: Sweet peas. A few years ago, a package arrived in the mail from a British gardener. Inside was a boo...
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Rainiest, warmest January in years
Rain fell on Kodiak for 19 straight days, but as the calendar turned its page, the rain stopped. Twenty-five of Kodiak’s 31 January days had rain or snow, and 2014 will go into the history books with the third-wettest January in recorded history. According to National Weather Service records, only 2003, 1977 and 1985 had more than the 14.3 inches of precipitation that fell on Kodiak last month. The first of those ...
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