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GARDEN GATE: Radishes might shine in surprising places
I’m often asked by dinner cruise guests how I plan my meals. “Every night is different,” I say, “and it depends on what’s happening in the garden.” This time of year the garden is producing strawberries and radishes at the same time. The strawberries are blushing nicely in their slug-free contain...
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FISH FACTOR: Use of bycatch for food banks spreading
The decades-old bycatch to food banks program has grown far beyond its original Alaska beginnings. Today, only 10 percent of the fish going to hunger relief programs is bycatch of primarily halibut and salmon taken accidentally in other fisheries. The remainder is “first-run” products donated to ...
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Council OKs grants to all that asked
The Kodiak City Council on Thursday approved flat state funding for operation of the Kodiak Jail and approved all nonprofit grants at the levels requested by the organizations. The city is in the fourth year of a five-year professional services contract with the Alaska Department of Corrections f...
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Borough reopens nonprofit funding
After an hour and a half of public comment in which 26 nonprofit leaders, members and supporters spoke, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly directed staff to open the nonprofit funding application and try to find extra funds to mitigate a 40 percent cut. Kicking off the discussion, assembly member...
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Kids get ‘Errors’ right
Long-lost family, local touches and Shakespeare combine in a local youth production of “The Comedy of Errors” about the confusion that ensues when twins try to find each other. As a Kodiak Arts Council Sum’Arts program, the production came together in just 30 hours of rehearsals over the past thr...
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Teeing Off: Bakery turning off its oven
Expect the waistlines of Kodiakans to shrink over the next few months. For those who have not stopped playing Pokémon Go long enough to catch up on local news, Simply Awesome Bakery is closing. Let me repeat that, Simply Awesome Bakery is closing. Say it ain’t so. The Stahlhuts — Sam, Ben and Kar...
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Norton headed to Naval Academy Prep School
Imagine dedicating a bulk of your senior year in high school to getting into the U.S. Naval Academy and getting denied. Essays and interviews all for not. Hours of work down the drain. “I was heartbroken. Crushed,” John Norton said. “I was not expecting that, but you are never really expecting ba...
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ADF&G invites test fishery bids
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Kodiak is requesting quotes (bids) to generate revenue by allowing the harvest of commercial salmon in the Kodiak Area (Area K), the department announced Thursday. The department is seeking to generate two lots of $20,000 each. The quotes must be based on...
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