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Small boat fishermen still unhappy about observer program
The National Marine Fisheries Service has compromised on the details of a new fisheries observer program set to begin Jan. 1, but some small boat fishermen are still unhappy about new regulations and expenses levied by the program. On Wednesday, they aired their complaints during the first day of the December North Pacific Fisheries Management Council meeting. The council is the top local body regulating federal f...
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Lledo, Arboleda win Stewart bowling tourney
Mario Lledo and Alvin Arboleda captured the division 1 doubles title at the Ab and Gladene Stewart Memorial Doubles Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. Lledo and Arboleda rolled a three-game handicap score of 1,410 to finish 17 pins ahead of runner-up finishers Rhubie Pasion and Jeff Kiefer. Derek Clarkston and Janet Baker won the division II doubles title with a tournament-leading score of 1,426. The team of Pasio...
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Old Harbor safer with new village response team
Old Harbor is a little bit safer thanks to the addition of a new village response team, a group trained to respond to emergencies or disasters in the community. Old Harbor, a village of about 220 people near the midpoint of Kodiak Island’s south coast, has gone without a village response team for five years. The old program died due to a lack of funding for training and supplies, leaving the village public safety ...
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KPD busts alleged drug dealer
A Kodiak man has been accused of attempting to distribute cocaine, and possessing crystal methamphetamine and oxycodone. Reginald Childers II, 30, faces one charge of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class B felony, and one charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class C felony. Childers was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Nov. 30. According to court ...
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Boys hoops blue/gold scrimmage tonight
Kodiak High School’s boys basketball team takes to the floor Friday in the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The game, which normally pits the varsity against the junior varsity, begins at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The boys’ first official game of the season is Thursday, Dec. 13, against Mt. Edgecumbe at the Al/Howard Powerade Tip Off Basketball Tournament in Soldotna. Elks Hoop Shoot The Elks Hoop Shoot begins at ...
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Economists outline potential fiscal cliff impact on Alaska
On the same day Sen. Lisa Murkowski reported a “gloomy atmosphere” about prospects of solving the fiscal cliff, economists outlined the potential impact to Alaska if Congress fails to act. “It will not cripple the economy, but it will be a significant blow to the health of the economy,” Mouhcine Guettabi of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage told Sean Cockerham of M...
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Playbook: Dec. 6
Friday, Dec. 7 Wrestling: Kodiak at the Alaska Dual Tournament at South Anchorage High School, 4:30 p.m. Boys basketball: Kodiak blue/gold game at Kodiak High School, 7 p.m.
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Kodiak warmer than most of the state
December has gotten off to a frosty start in Kodiak as temperatures failed to rise above the freezing mark for a third consecutive day. On Wednesday, the National Weather Service office at Kodiak State Airport reported a low temperature of 18 degrees, the coldest mark thus far this winter. That’s comparatively balmy compared to a reading of 56 below zero in the tiny Interior village of Chicken, but add Kodiak’s wi...
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Time for hoops
Kodiak High School basketball players run through a dribbling drill at Tuesday’s practice at KHS. The girls open the season at home against South Anchorage on Dec. 21, while the boys begin their season Dec. 13 at the Al Howard/Powerade Tip Off Boys Basketball Tournament in Soldotna. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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Hacked credit card machine cause of fraud in Kodiak
A credit card machine at El Chicano’s has been hacked, leading to widespread complaints of credit and debit card fraud throughout Kodiak. The Kodiak Police Department launched an investigation after receiving dozens of complaints during the past few weeks. Some Kodiakans said fraudulent charges showed up on the East Coast. Others showed up as far away as Beijing, China. The online fraudsters typically submitted a ...
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