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Pacific halibut stocks rising
The Pacific halibut stock appears to be rising from the ashes and that bodes well for catches in some fishing regions net year. It would turn the tide of a decades-long decline that has caused halibut catches to be slashed by more than 70 percent in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Three Alaska areas showed improvement in the annual stock surveys that range from Oregon to the Bering Sea, and could ...
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Thomet qualifies for Foot Locker Nationals
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet is headed back to the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships. The star senior punched his return trip to San Diego, California by placing seventh in Saturday’s seeded boys race at the Foot Locker West Regional in Walnut, California. Thomet, ranked 13th in the nation on dyestat.com, is the first high school runner from Alaska to qualify for the prestigious race twice. He went as a jun...
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Valdez, Wandersee place second at North/South
Kodiak’s Joel Valdez and Nolan Wandersee picked up a pair of runner-up finishes at the North/South Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Wasilla High School. Valdez lost to Soldotna’s Seth Hutchison, 10-4, in the 120-pound championship bout, while Wandersee fell to East Anchorage’s Keahi Queja, 3-2, in the 220-pound title match. The pair led a skeleton crew to a ninth-place finish with 44 points. This was Kodiak’s firs...
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Mayor Branson receives award
Kodiak Mayor Pat Branson was awarded the Vic Fischer Local Government Leadership Award at the Alaska Municipal League Annual Awards Banquet during the 64th Annual Local Government Conference in November. She was chosen for the award for her significant statewide contributions to improve local government and communities in Alaska. Since the 1980s she has diligently worked to improve programs and services for Alaska...
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Kodiak fire chief replaced, job status unclear
Deputy chief Mullican takes over, city officials mum on reasons
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Boat-based strip club in Kodiak still in business, owner says
‘Wild Alaskan’ to appeal revocation of vessel’s liquor license
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Full weekend of events ahead
Looking for something to do this weekend? There’s a bunch of activities going on around Kodiak kicking off the month of December. Friday night is the monthly First Friday art walk by the Kodiak Arts Council from 5 to 7 p.m. The Alutiiq Museum, Baranov Museum, Harborside Fly By, The Frame Shop, Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center and Kodiak Public Library are all hosting artists with mediums ranging from jewelry to photog...
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ACS sells wireless service to GCI
Alaska Communications announced plans Thursday to sell its wireless subscriber base, wireless assets and one-third share of the Alaska Wireless Network to Global Communications Inc. The company commonly referred to as ACS issued two statements Thursday, one announcing GCI’s purchase of Alaska Communications’ subscriber base and interest in AWN and the other announcing the sale of the wireless assets. GCI will pay ...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo's picks puts him on the naughty list
It’s Christmas time and Gizmo is on my naughty list. How did he get there you ask? Well, let me tell you. I thought the pup was a Seattle Seahawks fan, that was until Thursday afternoon when he made his Week 14 NFL picks. Gizmo did the unthinkable and predicted the 9-3 Philadelphia Eagles to beat the 8-4 Seahawks in what will be a huge NFC battle Sunday afternoon in the city of Brotherly Love. When he grabbed the ...
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Kodiak wrestlers back in action
The dust that has collected on Kodiak’s wrestling singlets over the past three weeks will come off today. The Bears travel to the North/South Tournament at Wasilla High School that begins today and ends Saturday. This will be Kodiak’s first meet since Dec. 15 when it opened the season at the Peninsula Duals. Kodiak was supposed to compete Nov. 22 at the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament but couldn’t travel to Palme...
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