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State seeks comments on arming VPSOs
The Alaska Department of Public Safety is asking for comments about regulation changes that could allow armed village public safety officers on Kodiak Island and across the state. DPS has submitted a proposal that would allow qualified VPSOs to carry firearms while on duty. While Alaska State Tro...
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Biologists propose sharp increase in pollock quota
Federal biologists are recommending a 30 percent increase in the Gulf of Alaska’s pollock quota next year, according to a new report to be presented at next week’s North Pacific Fishery Council meeting. The Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) Report, released each fall, presents biolog...
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Soil and Water proposes community garden
People might soon be able to rent space in a community garden if the Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District’s plans pan out. The conservation district has proposed developing a community garden on city land and is trying to measure interest. The project, still in its conceptual phase, would ...
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Education: Artist teaches rural students documentary filmmaking
Students in Karluk and Larsen Bay have learned how to make documentary videos through the Artist in Schools program. Marie Acemah spent a week in Karluk and a week in Larsen Bay at the beginning of November and spent two hours each day teaching students how to make a documentary. The students cho...
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Turkey Trot results
Turkey Trot results Thursday, Nov. 28 5-kilometer Female Youth 1. Alexanderia Gier, 21 minutes, 17 seconds; 2. Janny Eng, 22:02; 3. Malina Fagan, 26:22; 4. Alexis Oskolkoff, 28:34; 5. Elizabeth Parnell, 29:46; 6. Hannah Deal, 32:32; 7. Melany Rodriguez, 35:54; 8. Hailey O’Neal, 38:56; 9. Emily Lo...
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Missing presenters slow public process
To the Editor: In the past two months, the Kodiak city and borough fisheries work group questioned if the Kodiak Fisheries Advisory Committee was no longer needed. KFAC is made up of working and fishery administrators more highly involved in the actual federal and state regulatory and management ...
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Coast Guard blotter: Dec. 2
Nov. 25 A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew took the 50-foot motor vessel Hyak in tow 23 miles northwest of Ketchikan Monday. The MLB crew safely towed the vessel to Thorne Bay in 40 mph winds and 5-foot seas. The wooden-hulled Hyak, originally built by the Navy in 1942, ...
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Garden Gate: Dates bring flavor to holiday dishes
There are two food plants I’d love to be able to grow, but can’t: Apples (I don’t have space) and dates (I don’t live in the desert). Next to carrots, I think apples are one of the most versatile foods on the planet. Both are happy dressed as sweet or savory foods. Dates, though not as versatile ...
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