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FISH FACTOR: Pollock is Alaska's largest food fishery
When is Alaska pollock not really Alaska pollock? When it is listed as such by the Food and Drug Administration, which governs what every seafood product will be called in U.S. commerce. For pollock, one of the most widely eaten sea foods in the U.S., the FDA applies the “Alaska” moniker to all f...
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Grantham takes on historic cannery count
Amjuli Grantham returned to Kodiak from the Alaska Historical Society’s annual meeting in Cordova with a daunting task: document all the historical canneries in Alaska, and in particular, Kodiak. “Just in Uyak and Uganik bays alone there are 11 abandoned canneries and that doesn’t even include Ka...
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MSBSD responds to allegations regarding Kodiak football trip to Palmer
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District said it is willing to pay for the hotel accommodations for the Kodiak football team during its recent trip to Palmer, but would not vacate the win or recuperate any other travel expenses. MSBSD assistant superintendent Gene Stone told the Kodiak Daily...
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New org. aims to combine small donations into something bigger
A recently formed organization in Kodiak plans to combine the donations of 100 or more women to give a large one-time donation to a local non-profit and then do it again four times per year. Lynnette Anderson Wood, who grew up in Kodiak and now is an Anchorage resident, and Jennie Schauff of Kodi...
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Kodiak parks could close if budget is cut
If budget cuts at the state level continue this year, Kodiak’s state parks could close with the staff members laid off. Preston Kroes, the chief park ranger in Kodiak, said Valdez and Sitka have already seen cuts and staff laid off, and Kodiak appears to be next on the chopping block. The park sy...
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Millstein returns for senior season
Elinore Millstein, the final piece left to Kodiak’s 2012 girls swimming and diving state championship team, will be making her final home appearance this weekend. Millstein, a freshman on the 2012 team, swam the butterfly leg on the 200-yard medley relay team, the first event at the state meet. T...
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Twisting ‘intolerance’
In the book “1984” George Orwell illustrated extremely well how totalitarian states manipulate language to control the masses. In the book, Orwell develop terms like “groupthink,” “Newspeak,” “Freedom is Slavery,” etc., to show how language can program people into believing a positive is a negati...
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Preserve Termination Point access
To the editor, After hearing and reading about some of the controversy surrounding the Kodiak Island Borough resolution regarding Termination Point, I would like to urge assemblymen to vote in favor of pursuing negotiations with Lesnoi Inc. and Great Land Trust.  It seems the only valid issue is ...
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