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East Coast ‘Codfather’ finally busted
To the editor: Several of you have asked about the impact of company-owned fleets as GOA ratz moves forward into privatization. Well, one of the big winners on the East Coast under catch shares was Carlos “The Codfather” Rafael, who was just arrested on many serious federal violations. He, at one point, was so arrogant as to take on the NMFS on the distribution of disaster funds, demanding a lion’s share of them f...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Beware yellowfin’s telltale black pencil line
A couple of weeks back I wrote about midwinter freezers and I let slip that we eat a whole lot of species. I also referenced halibut alternatives for your freezer in times when halibut are in short supply. As a matter of fact, halibut is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to tasty and versatile white fish for your table. Much of its popularity and high price comes from the fact that it’s relatively easy to ...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 1
Jayden Christopher Arndt was born at 5:34 p.m. on Feb. 18, 2016, to Christopher and Carina Arndt. He weighed 6 pounds, 13.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother is a registered nurse at the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and the baby’s father is the owner and operator of the F/V Isle Dominator. Also welcoming him to the family are Sorraya an...
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Chiniak residents tell assembly not to log
Chiniak residents and the Kodiak Island Borough assembly met for two and a half hours Saturday to talk about last August’s Twin Creeks Fire. The Chiniak library and tsunami shelter was destroyed in the fire, but insurance will cover replacing it. Chiniak residents will compile a list of what they want in a new building to give borough staff and the assembly ideas to look into for the replacement. Joe Staley of Nor...
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Wasilla displays depth in sweep of Kodiak
In 22 seasons at Wasilla, coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax has never had a team as deep as the one she has this year. The top-ranked Warriors displayed that depth in a pair of Northern Lights Conference girls basketball victories against Kodiak, winning 76-20 on Friday and 67-26 on Saturday at Kodiak High School. Herbert-Truax went to her bench often in the two contests as 11 of the Warriors’ 12 players reached the sco...
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Assembly, school board make opening moves
To the editor: This past Thursday night the borough assembly met with the school board in joint session. The purpose of this meeting was to assuage assembly misgivings that they were being finessed by the board to provide the school district excessive money at the expense of other borough needs. Pretty much all of the assembly and board members know each other from having worked together in the past, are friends, ...
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JUNEAU UPDATE: Bill seeks relief from fuel tax
Hello from Juneau! It’s been an interesting and productive session so far! As I have been reporting from the beginning of this session, our legislative priority has been establishing a workable budget for 2017 and a sustainable financial plan. This is a unique position for the state; we’re in uncharted water. With that, here’s another chance for you to let your voice be heard and to offer up suggestions you may ha...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 29
Feb. 23 At 3:07 a.m., police helped get a disabled vehicle off the road in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road. At 3:23 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the East Rezanof Drive and Woody Way Loop area. At 3:53 a.m., police warned a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Birch Street area for not using a turn signal. At 4:07 a.m., police stopped a driver for poor lane control in the East Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Road...
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KHS boys drop two to Wasilla
Two quarters kept Kodiak from picking up its first Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory of the season. The Bears dropped a 43-33 decision to Wasilla on Friday and followed with a 67-40 loss to the Warriors on Saturday. Kodiak was outscored 16-5 in the second quarter of Friday’s game and 18-8 in the third quarter of Saturday’s game. The Bears finished the regular season with an 0-10 NLC record, 2-20 o...
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Local Results: Feb. 29
City League Basketball Thursday, Feb. 25 RC 68, Trailblazers 51 TJ Agmata 23 points, Donnell Diesta 15, Jefferson Miranda 13, Eli Deardruff 10, Alfie Agmata 4 and Ace Sumera 3 for RC. Brian Parnell 19 points, Jo Putnam 10, Darren Luzano 9, Bill McGuire 5, Josh Desmaras 4 and Corey Gronn 4 for Trailblazers. PKIMC 65, Local Electric 59 Curtis Mortenson 22 points, Adrienne Chambers 18, Jason Chambers 12, Nick Caldero...
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