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Guest Opinion: Keep public resources in the hands of the public
Once again, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (the Council) is considering a catch share program (rationalization) for the Gulf of Alaska. In an effort to provide the trawl fleet with the tools it needs to reduce bycatch of critically important species like Chinook salmon, crab and hal...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Sept. 6
Aug. 28 The Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel Quanah P safely towed a 22-foot jet boat to Homer Aug. 28. The three crew aboard the vessel called Coast Guard Sector Anchorage to report they were disabled nine miles southwest of Homer. Due to a lack of response to their marine assistance request broadca...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 6
Wednesday, Aug. 28 • At 3:29 a.m., a man was cited for camping. • At 12:20 p.m., a man was cited for driving without a license, insurance or registration. • At 7:48 a.m., a 911 caller reported a disturbance on Thorsheim Street. There was no crime and the parties separated. • At 8:07 a.m., a calle...
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Prep picks: Football season reaches midway marker
It’s only the first week of September, but Alaska has reached the midway point of its high school football season. And at the halfway point, I find myself with a 19-3 record (.863 winning percentage) after going 6-1 last week. The game that ended perfection last week was Voznesenka’s victory over...
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Around Kodiak: Sept. 6
The Baranov Museum has sources that say "Russia's Alaskan colony may have started as a puppet government! But it turned out that Baranov was pulling the strings." That's right, its time for a Baranov History — puppet style! The museum is hosting a Movie Night for KIDS at 7 p.m. Friday. Enjoy "Bar...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Crow
Qalngaa’aq : Crow Qalngaa’aq tan’ertuq. (N); Qalngaa’aq tamlertuq. (S) - The crow is black. Alaska is home to one species of crow: Corvus cauriuns, the northwestern crow. Smaller than its cousin the American Crow, this black bird frequents the Pacific coast from Washington state to southcentral A...
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Run will raise money for Kodiak Kindness program
Kodiak’s fitness class for moms and babies is hosting a fun run Saturday to raise money for the Kodiak Kindness program. Kodiak Kindness is a nonprofit supported by Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, which works to help new moms learn about infant feeding and nutrition. Brooke McLaughlin, o...
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Tapestry: Martha Garcia's 'place' will always be Kodiak
Martha’s place is now in Juneau, but the local epicure and interior decorator will always have a spot in Kodiak, if not a physical address. For more than 20 years, Garcia brought the spicy flavor of Mexican food to the streets of Kodiak in her lunch wagon, Martha’s Place. Martha closed her mobile...
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