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4A/3A state basketball results
4A Boys Friday Consolation games Palmer 62, Thunder Mt. 57, 2OT Lathrop 62, Dimond 39 Semifinals Service 63, West Anchorage 54 East Anchorage 62, Colony 61 Saturday Championship game East Anchorage 66, Service 59 Third-place game Colony 50, West Anchorage 40 Fourth-place game Lathrop 58, Palmer 41 Girls Friday Consolation games Kodiak 63, West Valley 54 Juneau 57, West Anchorage 46 Semifinals Dimond 67, Lathrop 51...
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Fish Factor: Halibut season gets off to slow start
It was unusually quiet along the waterfront as the halibut fishery got under way on Saturday. Most of the first fish landed goes to Homer, Kodiak and Petersburg, but processors there said there wasn’t “the usual chatter” and none said they had a feel for what’s going to happen yet with prices. Lots of halibut remains in the freezers, and some major processors reportedly unloaded the high-priced fish at a loss last...
Mar 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman sentenced in Trident Seafoods embezzlement
A second woman has been sentenced to prison for her role in a scheme that embezzled almost $500,000 from Trident Seafoods. On Thursday, U.S. Attorney Karen Leoffler announced in a press release that Anne Wilson, 31, of Kent, Wash. was sentenced to 16 months in prison for two counts of wire fraud by U.S. District Court judge Ralph Beistline. Wilson cashed 28 checks totaling $289,660. Wilson was one of five people f...
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Police, Troopers and ADF&G kill bothersome bear that wandered near school
Alaska State Troopers, Kodiak police and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game killed a 4-year-old grizzly sow Thursday morning on Larch Street, ending a week of close encounters in the city of Kodiak. While the shooting is a tragedy for bear-lovers, bear experts and law enforcement said it was unavoidable after the animal lingered near Main Elementary and refused to budge from some of Kodiak’s most densely popul...
Mar 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Kodiak shows up for Roy Madsen’s 90th birthday
Kodiak showed up in force Saturday at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center to wish 90-year-old Roy Madsen a happy birthday. The retired Superior Court judge, bear hunting guide and fisherman was congratulated by fishermen, pilots, honoraries of the bench, priests, enforcers of the law and even law breakers (reformed, that is.) Madsen’s long, rich life was depicted in life-sized photographs covering a wall, a slide ...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak man accused of pointing a gun at people and shooting at an unoccupied vehicle
A Kodiak man is accused of pointing a gun at two people and shooting an unoccupied vehicle. Marcus Goelz, 30, faces one count of third-degree assault (a class C felony), two counts of fourth-degree weapons misconduct (class A misdemeanors) and one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief for property damage (a class A misdemeanor). According to court documents, a fight occurred at the Fir Terrace Apartments just a...
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Parks and Rec: March 22-March 29
March 22-March 29 YOUTH SOCCER Spring Soccer Sponsored By Subway - League will begin Monday, April 8 and will run through May 11 followed by a tournament. There will be four age divisions: Micro I (kindergarten and first grade), Micro II (second and third grades), juniors (fourth and fifth grades), and Strikers (sixth through eighth grades). Monday and Wednesday evenings will be for juniors and Strikers. Tuesday a...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KDM editorial: DNR's new program raises price of guiding
Fishery catch share programs have gutted the number of boats on Kodiak's waterfront, and the state of Alaska is about to do the same thing to commercial hunting. House Bill 158, under consideration by the Alaska Legislature, would allow the Department of Natural Resources to implement a program that limits the number of hunting guides on state land. In effect, if not name, it's catch shares ashore. DNR is acting w...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: March 22
Kuicaaq : Waterfall Olga Bay-mi kuicaaq et’uq egkum akiani. : In Olga Bay there is a waterfall across from Egkuq. Kodiak’s rugged topography and its wet weather combine to create many small waterfalls. Heavy rains saturate the ground, providing runoff for streams that spill down mountainsides and plummet over cliffs. Some waterfalls are seasonal, fed by spring rains and melting snow, while others drain steep slope...
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Around Kodiak: March 22
The will be a meeting of the Kodiak Regional Planning Team at 9 a.m. today in the Alaska Department of Fish & Game upstairs conference room (351 Research Court, Near Island). This meeting is open to the public with the purpose to address regional salmon issues and concerns. For additional information, contact Tina Fairbanks at the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association, 486-6555. The Kodiak Saturday Market takes ...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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