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Fish Board adds some order to scallop fishing, turns down rockfish proposal
With a unanimous vote, the Alaska Board of Fish has taken a step toward fixing a fisheries problem caused by the Alaska Legislature. Last year, the legislature failed to renew the state’s limited-access scallop fishing program, which expired at the end of last year. With no restriction on the num...
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Lieutenant governor visits Kodiak on campaign trip
Republican Senate candidate Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell visited Kodiak on Wednesday to discuss his campaign with local media and members of the public. Treadwell first walked the Kodiak docks in 1977 when he was writing his Yale University thesis on the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which governs offshore fi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 9
Monday, Jan. 6 • At 12:02 a.m., an drunken man left when officers requested. • At 1:22 a.m., an officer investigated a suspicious vehicle on Birch Avenue. • At 2:19 a.m., a caller reported a dog on Hillside Drive was barking again. All was quiet when officers arrived. • At 8:54 a.m., a man was ci...
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Four teams invade Kodiak for Robin Hervey Tournament
Kodiak’s wrestling team should have considered changing its nickname to the Road Bears. When the team’s schedule was released in November, the Bears had two home dates but no teams to fill them. The first home event — Dec. 20-21 — was canceled because the team couldn’t find a school willing to co...
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City council approves temporary Horizon Lines deal
The Kodiak City Council has chosen to extend the city’s cargo-handling agreement with Horizon Lines. Horizon Lines operates Pier 3 on behalf of the city, but the city’s three-year contract with Horizon Lines expired Dec. 31. Negotiations for a new contract have been complicated by the upcoming co...
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Keep eyes open for aurora
If Kodiak's skies stay clear, the archipelago's residents may be in for a light show. According to the Alaska Geophysical Institute, a solar storm detected Tuesday could bring aurora displays as far south as Colorado and central Illinois tonight. Kodiak will be in prime position to see displays o...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 9
Wednesday, Jan. 1 • At 4:17 a.m., a Kodiak resident reported someone had broken into the home he was housesitting in the Sargent Creek area of Bell’s Flats. The victim was awoken by the noise and confronted a male suspect inside the home. When questioned by the man, the suspect fled. The investig...
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Achievers: Jan. 9
• Two Kodiak students were listed on the 2013 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Portland. Sophomore Abigail Gray is studying nursing, and junior Matthew Chavarria is studying biochemistry. The University of Portland is a Catholic university in Oregon. • One Kodiak student was named t...
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