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Fish Factor: Fishing season heats up in Alaska
Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska’s fisheries, and that’s why most people think of summer as the fishing season. But that’s not the case. The heart of winter is when Alaska’s largest fisheries get underway each year. On Jan. 1, hundreds of boats with hook and line gear or pots begin plyin...
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Senior Life: Ringing in the New Year
Kodiak Senior Center will be hosting a happy hour to ring in 2015 on Tuesday, Dec 30 at 3 p.m. Since the center will be closing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec 31, the international appetizer event will be held on Tuesday. Come join your friends to taste appetizers from around the world. We will toast i...
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Trident spends $37 million for latest Kodiak acquisition
Trident Seafoods will pay $37 million in its acquisition of Western Alaska Fisheries in Kodiak, according to the Japanese website Minato-Tsukiji.com, which monitors the fishing industry. The website said Tokyo-based Maruha Nichiro doubled its net profit estimate for 2014 fiscal year from 10 billi...
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Code revision continues
The revision process for Kodiak Island Borough code sections that govern land use continues with an additional public hearing slated for January. Three code sections are being updated: Title 16 – Subdivisions, Title 17 – Zoning, and Borough real property. The Planning and Zoning Commission, which...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 26
Dec. 15 At 12:24 a.m., a 911 caller reported disorderly conduct on Erskine Avenue. It was gone when police arrived. At 12:33 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mission Road. At 12:41 a.m., police conducted a security check on Egan Way. At 12:50 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehic...
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The new Borough code, Bob Pederson, and Agenda 21 are what we need

There are tons of hippie malcontents and right-wing “patriots” saying we need further examination of the proposed code. We don’t! This is why people like Bob Pederson are hired anyway. He can read it and decide what’s best for us and our land use. This is why we have a government. They know what...
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Set net ban initiative based on conservation
The initiative to ban set nets in urban areas of Alaska is an environmental issue. It is about protecting fish stocks and other sea animals from an outdated, harmful type of fishing gear. Set nets are simply a wall of death. Eight other states have voted to eliminate or enacted stringent limitati...
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Tapestry: Fond memories stoke the fires of Christmas
Some of the greatest Christmas gifts are the memories that glow in our hearts like the embers of a fire that can never be extinguished. LOIS STOVER REMEMBERS A COLD CHRISTMAS In the frigid Arctic region of the Kuskokwim River, dogs are indispensable, especially during the winter. Lois Stover, who...
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