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Fish Factor: Next Senate fish chairman will not be Alaskan
It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water Act. Congress voted unanimously last week to extend a moratorium for three years that exempts commercial fishing vessels 79 feet and under from needing incidental discharge permits from the Environmental Protection Agency for deck wash. The current moratorium, which af...
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Council approves contracts at meeting
The city council unanimously approved in the first reading a two-year contract with the Kodiak Historical Society for the operation of the Baranof Museum. Included in the contract is the city taking over the fire suppression system at the museum. The city council on Thursday also: • authorized the purchase of a new vehicle to replace an aging Public Works truck. The contract was awarded unanimously to Kodiak Motor...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 15
Dec. 3 Around 12:32 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 7:43 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive West about a headlight and taillight out. At 2:40 p.m., police began investigating malicious mischief. At 2:55 p.m., patrolling officers were advised of an instance of violating conditions of release. At 7:11 p.m., police gave an open container warning to a man on Marine Way. At 7:15 p.m., poli...
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Harold Ray Sargent Jr.
Harold Ray Sargent Jr. is the first born son of "Sarge" & "Ginny". He was born to Harold Ray Sargent Sr. & Virginia Mae Phetteplace Sargent on Saturday in Pensacola, Florida September 12, 1953. His Father in the United States Navy was stationed there and originated in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. His Mother was from Silver Springs, upstate New York. Ginny's brother "Banjo" was stationed there as well. These are the circum...
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Lindquist finishes at nationals
Kodiak swim coach John Lindquist predicted his son’s top finish at the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals would be in the 200-yard backstroke. He was right. Talon Lindquist’s time of 1 minute, 49.80 seconds placed him 47th in a preliminary field of 135 swimmers Saturday in Federal Way, Washington. The Kodiak freshman was the fifth fastest 15-year-old in the event that featured the nation’s best 18-and-under swimmers. ...
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KHS wrestling eighth at duals
Kodiak wrestling placed eighth at the Alaska 4A Dual Meet Championships Saturday at South Anchorage High School. The Bears went 2-2 in duals and were bounced from the tournament by Soldotna in a consolation semifinal dual. Kodiak beat Eagle River and Dimond lost to South Anchorage. The Bears return to Anchorage this Friday for the West Anchorage Christmas Classic. Results First round Kodiak 64, Eagle River 18 160 ...
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Lockheed Martin wins bid to reconfigure Kodiak Launch Complex
Lockheed Martin beat out three other bidders to reconfigure Launch Pad One at the Kodiak site
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 12
Dec. 1 At 1:18 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 2:18 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive West about an equipment issue. At 11:22 a.m., a caller reported littering on Kouskov Street. Patrolling officers were advised. At 11:44 a.m., a caller reported a dangerous driver on Selig Street. Patrolling officers were advised. At 12:47 p.m., police arrested a driver on Mill Bay Road on suspicion of ...
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In the Courts: Dec. 12
Teddy Charliaga pleaded guilty to two counts of violating conditions of release. Charliaga was sentenced to 141 days in jail. Robert Furrow pleaded guilty to driving while with a cancelled/suspended/revoked/limited license and no motor vehicle liability insurance. Furrow was sentenced to 90 days in jail (89 suspended) and fined $1,500 ($1,000 suspended) and had his license revoked for 90 days and was ordered to co...
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Bering Sea halibut fishing threatened
A struggle in Alaska over shrinking supplies of halibut is threatening the iconic centerpiece fish in favor of cheaper exports, fast-food fillets and fish sticks. If expected cuts are made in January, halibut fishing could be over in the Bering Sea west of Alaska, the source of one-sixth of halibut caught in the United States. That catch includes most of the frozen supply that sustains restaurants, food-service co...
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