Former Murkowski staffer, released from prison, tries federal lobbying A former fisheries adviser to Sen. Lisa Murkowski is back on Capitol Hill after a five-month prison term, but this time Arne Fuglvog is on the opposite side of the desk — as a lobbyist.
According to records from the first quarter of 2013, Fuglvog is representing four commercial fishing companies — Aleutian Spray Fisheries, Blue North Fisheries, Fishermen’s Finest and Glacier Fish. According to official documents, ...
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Thomet, Cortez win Salmon run Kodiak High sophomore Levi Thomet topped a field of 175 runners to take the Helen Simeonoff Memorial Annual 5K Salmon Run/Walk Sunday at the Buskin River.
Thomet covered the course in 20 minutes, 41 seconds. Sonia Cortez was the first female finisher in 22:13.
1. Levi Thomet, 20 minutes, 41 seconds; 2. Jack Hannah, 21:02; 3. Elmer Cortez, 21:29; 4. Jeff Brubaker, 21:30; 5. Charles Russell, 21:32; 6. How...
American citizens should be more accepting of people who want to live in the U.S. To the Editor:
Many Americans believe immigration and illegal immigration cause too many problems for the country since they are now more worried about terrorists’ attacks. Millions of people try to live in the United States by sneaking in or waiting for the government to approve them, and they come for all sorts of reasons. People emigrate to the United States because they see America as one of the best and stron...
People should donate money to help inmates better their lives To the Editor:
After getting into what I’ve learned about prisons, I would like to let people know that maybe we should all pitch in a little extra money to help them out. I mean, yes, I know the government already takes an undesirable amount by making us pay taxes, but if you really think about it, prisoners get by with a little help.
Do you want prisoners to be released and continue breaking the law? Do they re...
Achievers: May 2 • Insurance company GEICO has announced that Petty Officer Claude M. Morrissey is the Coast Guard recipient of GEICO’s 2012 Military Service Award for his work in drug and alcohol abuse prevention. Petty Officer Morrissey is a rescue swimmer at Air Station Kodiak.
Petty Officer Morrissey serves as a ground safety equipment instructor, critical incident stress management counselor and command drug and alcohol repre...
Alaska State Troopers: May 2 Tuesday, April 23
At 8:26 p.m., Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 25-year-old Kodiak man during the herring fishery in the Village Islands and Uganik Bay Section. The man was the operator and permit holder aboard the fishing vessel Stephanie Lynn, and was operating a purse seine net outside of the designated southern boundary for the section. The man was cited for commercial fishing during a closed perio...
Kingfishers pile up awards at state meet The Kodiak Kingfishers concluded the swimming season with a pile of awards at the Alaska Junior Olympic Championship last weekend in Anchorage.
Talon Lindquist won seven events and was named the male swimmer of the year, while Ila Hughes captured four events and was named the female swimmer of the year. Kingfisher coach John Lindquist was voted the senior coach of the year.
His son, Talon, was the top point-scor...
Around Kodiak: May 2 The Kodiak Choirs present a “Big ‘80s” pop show at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Watch and listen as choir students from sixth through 12th grades perform a concert of all ‘80s pop and rock songs. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meets for a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough building. The public is encouraged to attend.
Discover Kodiak looks for new executive director Discover Kodiak is looking to discover a new executive director.
Current executive director Janet Buckingham is resigning after five and a half years in the position so she can move back to Moab, Utah to be closer to her family.
“I’m a desert rat at heart and our home is in Moab, Utah,” Buckingham said. “We always planned to return at some point.”
When Buckingham started in November 2007, her goals were to bring K...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 2 Tuesday, April 30
• At 2:05 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault. It was mutual combat and both men were given a disorderly conduct warning.
• At 4:04 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way.
• At 9:03 a.m., a caller reported his fishing vessel had been vandalized. It is under investigation.
• At 12:34 p.m., an owner retrieved a dog.
• At 2:14 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle was blocking access to hi...