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Sea Stories: Commercial Fishing Safety Regulations and the 1985 Sinking of the Western Sea
For thousands of years mariners set off on their voyages trusting in their knowledge of the sea, the seaworthiness of their vessels, the gods and luck, to come home safely. And for thousands of years, when their luck ran out, mariners usually died. For sailors and their families this was part of ...
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1,000th column sprouts garden memories
In life, numbers eventually catch up with us: 50 miles to the next gas station, in 10 minutes the cookies are done, your smartphone is maxed out with photos. And then there’s the number 1,000, which caught up with me this week as the number of garden columns I’ve written to date. The number “one ...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 2
Ethan Kal-El Wagner was born at 5 a.m. on May 6, 2016, to Tami Wagner and Robert Wagner. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. His parents live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, and the baby’s father works at the pull tabs at Henry...
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Baseball faces Chugiak
Kodiak baseball will open the state baseball tournament against a familiar foe — Chugiak. The two teams have played each other four times over the last two seasons, and that number doubles when you count last summer’s American Legion season. The Mustangs, the Cook Inlet Conference champions, won ...
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Council advances FY16 budget
The Kodiak City Council advanced their fiscal year 2016 budget to second reading and public hearing at the next meeting during their Thursday meeting. City manager Aimée Kniaziowski said her budget has an eight percent decrease from the previous year's budget. Overall city revenues and expenses p...
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Putting a face on the loss of a home
To echo Jamie Fagan’s excellent editorial about the apparent ambivalence of the community to the plight of those in the Jackson neighborhood: it is true that the homeowners there face a crisis that is less dramatic perhaps than a tsunami, but their suffering is no less tragic. I will share a pers...
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Joseph Hok Jr.
Joseph Hok Jr, 59 of Kodiak, passed away quietly at Pine Ridge Convelesant home in San Rafeal, CA on Saturday, May 23, after a long struggle with his health. Joe was born in Medford, OR on January 10, 1956 to the proud parents of Joseph Hok Sr and Ella Mae Hok. His siblings are Michelle Hok-Demot...
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Softball draws Hutch
Kodiak’s softball team will face Hutchison for the third time this season when the small-school state softball championships begin Friday in Fairbanks. The two squads open the two-day, double-elimination tournament at 1 p.m. The winner advances to play Southeast Conference champion Ketchikan at 3...
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