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Alaska State Troopers: July 16
July 7 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a commercial fishing tender near Cape Ilktugitak and cited the operator for employing an unlicensed crewmember. A crewmember was cited for no commercial crew license in possession. July 8 Kodiak AWT contacted a person commercial fishing in Chignik ...
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We have separation of church and state in this country
With all due respect to Pastor Voss (or was it Rev. Mahaffey? Mr. Rostad’s article is unclear on this point), he’s talking fiddlesticks when he forecasts “a point where even churches that oppose same-sex marriage will be ordered to (marry same-sex couples) by the courts.” I have heard this Chicke...
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Kodiak Post 17 hosts undefeated Chugiak
Kodiak Post 17 will attempt to do something no other Alaska American Legion baseball team has been able to do this season — beat the Chugiak Mustangs. Post 17 hosts Chugiak in a four-game series that begins with a nonleague contest at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Baranof Field. The two will play a league ...
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Swearingin finishes qualifying at Juniors
Kodiak youth bowler Dustin Swearingin finished his qualifying rounds at the Junior Gold Championships on Wednesday in Chicago, Illinois. After 15 games, Swearingin ended with a 143.86 average, which placed him 400 out of 455 bowlers. He had his best game on Wednesday, rolling a 203 in the first g...
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HOOKED ON THE BIBLE: 21 Tennessee residents in Kodiak assisting in Vacation Bible School
When Tennessee businessman and fishing enthusiast Dennis Tweed visited Kodiak for the first time about 8 years ago, he had no idea he would be hooked up with a local church and Vacation Bible School. Tweed, 57, started a company almost 20 years ago in Charleston, about 30 miles north of Chattanoo...
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July interim report
The legislature entered the interim after passing the Fiscal Year 2016 budget on June 11. Although there has not been an official announcement yet, we may be called back into special session this fall to consider matters related to the development of a natural gas pipeline. Throughout the next si...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Appreciating layers of archeological friendships
This week the Alutiiq Museum community archaeology dig begins. For Kodiak, this means a chance to participate in a free, public site excavation and learn about Kodiak history. For our family, this means an influx of visiting scientists to our home. My husband, Patrick, is an archaeologist and lea...
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Whales death cause still unknown
The cause of multiple dead fin whales and several humpback whales found floating around the Kodiak Archipelago is still unknown as biologists await more test results. Kate Wynne, an Alaska Sea Grant marine mammal specialist and University of Alaska Fairbanks professor, said the results have come ...
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