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FISH FACTOR: UFA to Juneau: Don’t cut core services
A single Chinook salmon is worth more than a barrel of oil. The winter kings being caught by Southeast Alaska trollers are averaging10 pounds each with a dock price of $7.34 per pound, according to state fish tickets. That adds up to $73.40 per fish, compared to less than $25 per barrel of oil. T...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS finishes winless on trip
After the Kodiak ESS boys basketball team picked up its first win of the season on Thursday, the Ravens finished their trip to Anchorage and Wasilla with three straight losses. On Friday, ESS fell to Lumen Christi 51-29 and Wasilla Lake (the score was not reported). The Ravens’ three-day trip con...
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Jackson residents lacking options as time shortens
Residents of Jackson’s Mobile Home Park face a dilemma: wait and hope for help finding a place for their homes or throw in the towel and leave behind the property they invested thousands in. The land underneath the homes of Jackson was purchased in 2015 and residents were served in late May with ...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spellers battle it out for the top spot
Ninja. Behoove. Bambino. Fidelity. Students breezed through these words and more, Tuesday at the Kodiak Island Borough School District Spelling Bee. KIBSD students in grades one through eight gathered for the annual contest, with Derek Rocheleau, an eighth-grader from Kodiak Middle School, coming...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trident, 2 fishermen charged with permit, octopus violations
Trident Seafoods Corporation and two fishermen face multiple charges apiece for various alleged fishing violations in fall 2014. Thorvold Lee Olsen, who held a Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission permit for cod fishing and owned the Viking Star, faced six charges stemming from him allegedly fai...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: 2015 salmon season: low price, odd weather and lots of fish
This summer Neil Russell made one of the biggest salmon sets of his career. “One day we lowered the boat with a deck load, went back out and got two-thirds of another load,” said Russell, owner of the Second Wind. “It was one to remember because of the volume. I’m not going to forget that.” But t...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yavorsky to play football at the College of the Sequoias
Jacob Yavorsky is a throwback football player. That was never more apparent than during this past Kodiak High School football season when he played with a broken wrist and didn’t even know it. He not only played one game with a bum right wrist, but he played four games. “He didn’t want to go to t...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 22
Nov. 20 At 5:22 a.m., police received a report of a vehicle in the ditch at mile 1.5 of West Rezanof Drive. Police contacted the driver who had no injuries and did not need police assistance. At 6:09 a.m., police cited a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Rezanof Drive area for having an expired lic...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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