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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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Coffee-to-Coffee results
Coffee-to-Coffee results Saturday, March 9 3.3 miles 1. Cole Christiansen, 17 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Julian McCarthy, 18:27; 3. Levi Fried, 18:55; 4. Anthony Rubina, 19:19; 5. Clayton Hannah, 22:10; 6. Jack Hannah, 22:17; 7. Keith Osowski, 22:23; 8. Dave Sundberg, 22:26; 9. Leah Cawthorn, 22:54; 10. Hayden Foster, 22:55; 11. Jennifer Foster, 23:22; 12. Sally Skimin, 23:22; 13. Jeff Brubaker, 23:44; 14. Howard Val...
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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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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 bett...
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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. Horn finished w...
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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 Ma...
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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 Safely...
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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, i...
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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 experiences...
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Richard Ryser
Richard Ryser was born Aug. 12, 1939 in Aberdeen, Wash. and passed from this life on March 1, 2013 in Kodiak. He came to Alaska as a young man looking for adventure, freedom and unconventional opportunities. In the rocky terrain he found a match for his rugged soul. He spent the next 50 years eking a living out of the sometimes harsh, sometimes plentiful, eternally remote, Last Frontier island he first laid eyes o...
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