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Golf tourney, Bear Crawl on Saturday
The Kodiak High School Booster Club is hosting its annual “Tee off for Kids” golf tournament Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The 18-hole, four-person scramble tournament begins at 8:45 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top two teams, along with prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Entry fee is $30 for adults and $25 for high school students. Lunch is included for the golfers. The tou...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Unganuuk – Uganik Island
Unganuuk – Uganik Island Gui ataaqa Unganuuni suullria. – My father was born at Uganik Island. Uganik Island is a large, mountainous landmass on the western coast of the Kodiak Archipelago. It is the eighth largest island in the Kodiak region, covering approximately fifty-seven square miles. The island trends northwest to southeast, forming the northern limit of the Uganik Bay region and creating the southern coas...
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Dunbar misses cut in 1,500
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar failed to qualify for the 1,500 finals at the USA Track and Field Championships Thursday evening in Sacramento, California. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, placed sixth in the first of two preliminary heats with a time of 3 minutes, 45.33 seconds. His time ranked 16th out of 28 runners. The top four runners in each heat, plus the next four fastest times qualified for Saturday’s f...
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Fisheries work group looks at bycatch management proposal
The Kodiak fisheries work group discussed proposed changes in federal trawl bycatch management that could impact the community’s many fishing industry players. From the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, the motions call for a comprehensive system to manage trawl bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska including 100 percent observer coverage, fishing areas, eligibility, cooperative quota species, inshore and offsho...
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Maritime development plan spurs new class plans for college
Kodiak College plans more maritime-related course offerings starting in the next few years, in conjunction with a new maritime workforce development plan released by the state of Alaska. The plan, released earlier this month, lays out a road map for ensuring Alaska has personnel capable of filling positions in marine-related positions, according to the State of Alaska Department of Labor website. The plan noted th...
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Auxiliary to offer boating safety class, identifies problems
The Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a boating safety class for recreational boaters that can help those interested in becoming part of the auxiliary or who want moral, wellness & recreation privileges on base. The class is eight hours long and will provide a wide variety of boating safety information. “We’re really targeting recreational boaters,” said Wes Hanna, the Kodiak auxiliary flotilla commander and vessel exa...
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Monashka closed to king fishing, Dog Salmon River red limit increased
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game released emergency orders closing king salmon fishing in Monashka Creek and Monashka Bay and increasing the red limits in the Dog Salmon River drainage to 10 per day. The emergency order for the Monashka area will go into effect tomorrow morning, June 28, at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in effect until August 1. The emergency order for the Dog Salmon River is effective as of th...
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Tapestry: Fifty years on, Port Lions still connected to Afognak
A community is more than houses and yards with piles of wood and nets stacked on the lawn. It’s more than a church, a post office, a library, a harbor and a school. A community is the people who cut the wood, mend their nets, go out in their boats, clean the schools and worship on Sunday morning. It is the people who live and have their being in a place they call home. Their heart leaps for joy when the name of th...
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Alaska State Troopers: June 27
June 8 • A citizen called the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for information about paralytic shellfish poisoning in local clams and mussels. Troopers investigated and found that the person had purchased about 5 pounds of mussels and clams at a garage sale. A man was cited for selling subsistence-taken shellfish and was summoned to court. There are no known cases of PSP this year on Kodiak Island. June 19 • At 1:59 p.m.,...
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Senior Life: Celebrating the Fourth of July
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will be celebrating the Annual Stan and Nita Nelson Barbecue at the center Friday, July 4, right after the American Legion parade. Though the center is officially closed that day we have been holding this barbecue for more than a decade to honor the Nelsons who contributed part of their estate to our agency’s Endowment Fund. The Nelsons lived in Kodiak for many years and they recogn...
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