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Seafood institute attracts up-and-comers in processing industry
Martin Wagner doesn’t enjoy eating seafood. It’s an odd admission from someone at the Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute. For a week, 15 up-and-coming seafood processing managers have met at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center for in-depth lessons in management and leadership. After the weeklong Kodiak session, attendees will attend four days of leadership training in Anchorage and a trip to t...
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Kodiak water system tops in state
Kodiak has the best water system of any rural community in Alaska, according to the Alaska Rural Water Association. Kodiak was the recipient of the “Water System of the Year” award at ARWA’s annual conference, held last week in Anchorage. Nominations are submitted by ARWA staff, who travel across the state, helping rural communities throughout the year. Kodiak’s award was for systems that serve communities of 1,00...
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Coast Guard failed to meet more than half its performance goals last year
The Coast Guard failed to meet 12 of 23 mission goals last year, according to a report card graded by the Department of Homeland Security. The report card, published by DHS’ inspector general, says that nationwide, the Coast Guard fell short when it comes to key missions like interdicting cocaine traffic or having rescuers reach an accident scene quickly. The report, which covers the period between Oct. 1, 2011 an...
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Chasing a title
For the past three months, Kodiak’s volleyball team has romped through the Northern Lights Conference. Carissa Cannon isn’t ordering her conference championship shirt just yet. “I’m pretty nervous,” the senior said. “I don’t want to jinx it.” Kodiak enters today’s NLC Championship tournament as the top seed after racking up a perfect 10-0 record during the regular season. The Bears will face either Colony or Wasil...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 7
Monday, Oct. 28 • At 8:39 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hit and run near Thurston Lane on Spruce Cape Road. A 28-year-old man reported he had left his black 2012 Nissan Frontier truck parked on the side of the road while visiting a friend. When he returned to his truck, he noted the driver’s side of the vehicle had been hit. The person who hit the vehicle did not leave any contact information....
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Local Results: Nov. 7
City League Basketball Tuesday, Nov. 5 Commsta 70, St. Innocent’s 46 Jake Gerasimof 27, Brett Lawson 14, Sam Gainer 9, Jose Leiva 6, Heath Hardison 6, Justin Atkins 4 and Clay Kimmey 4 points for Commsta. Anton Gonopolskiy 17, Stephen Wood 10, John Hartung 8, David Young 3, Peter Pletnikoff 3, Aidan Hoyle 2, Michael Hunner 2 and Bernie Stallard 1 point for St. Innocent’s. Real NOJ 48, PKIMC 41 Dylan Haskell 18, Lo...
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Playbook: Nov. 7
Thursday, Nov. 7 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony/Wasilla winner at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 Swimming: Kodiak at the state swimming championships in Juneau, 10:15 a.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School.
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Teaching vessel may get hand from ADF&G
The K-Hi-C has taken Kodiak High School students to sea for 40 years. Now, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game would like to renovate the 42-year-old fishing vessel — at no cost to the Kodiak Island Borough School District. “It’s an awesome thing,” said teacher Jane Eisemann, who has been using the K-Hi-C as a floating classroom for 17 years. Eisemann teaches basic seamanship, maritime science, and wilderness s...
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Data shows October far warmer than normal
October’s warm weather was “astounding” in its stretch across Alaska, according to the Alaska Climate Research center, which released its data for the month on Tuesday. Locally, the abnormally warm weather forestalled the season’s first snowfall at sea level. While snow was visible Tuesday above 2,000 feet, none has been measured at Benny Benson State Airport, Kodiak’s official measuring point. In a normal year, K...
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KHS wrestlers begin season in new home
The Main Elementary gym is the new home of Kodiak High School’s wrestling team. The team started practice there last week and will be there until the end of the season in February. The team’s home at Kodiak High School — the school’s mat room — has been demolished as part of the school’s renovations. The new mat room, which will be on the second floor, will be ready by next season. The team is adjusting to its new...
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