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Local candidate preview: Randall Bishop
City Council member Randall Bishop is running for a second term, and some of his important issues are economic development and maintaining infrastructure. Bishop said the council played a big role in creating infrastructure for the city. “The council are the go to people to create things and make...
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Ti Kenese fished with the best
As Ti Kenese talks about fishing, he sounds like a seasoned skipper who gets nostalgic for the bygone era when the profession was more exciting and rewarding. “I did it all,” he said. He fished blue, brown and red crab, baradai, opilio in waters off the Aleutian, Pribilov and St. Matthew Islands;...
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LeDoux will not disappoint
To the Editor, I am excited to see so many competent candidates for the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and am confident a strong assembly will be the end result. Although I have never before written a letter of support for any candidate, I feel compelled to do so now. I want to urge voters to ser...
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Trawl fleet should clean up their mess
Letter to the Editor, For years we've been told that the massive waste of halibut, crab, king salmon, small cod and pollock is an unavoidable consequence of trawling. During the February 1997 meeting of the NPFMC a representative from the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans described how ...
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Kaplan brings a balance to the assembly
To the Editor, I recommend that we all vote for David Kaplan for the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. He brings a balance to the assembly by working hard to improve the impact of proposed policies on each person in the subgroups of the Kodiak Island community including village residents, processor...
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'Harmful fish management makes no sense'
To the Editor, Starting Oct. 6, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meets in Anchorage on the continuing dispute of Gulf of Alaska Trawl Bycatch Management. Trawlers want to privatize public groundfish resources, because it means they could collect quota lease fees of up to 70 percent wi...
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Guest Opinion: CFA's not good for Kodiak
The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group recently drafted a letter representing the views of the "community" to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council supporting the formation of groups called Community Fishing Associations and giving quota share allocations to these groups. As someone who has fishe...
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Kodiak boys look to claim first state cross country title since 2008
Levi Fried feels like he owes Kodiak High School a state title. In 2012, as a sophomore, Fried was part of a Kodiak boys cross country team talented enough to win a state championship. But a mid-season hip injury derailed Fried, and he finished 23rd at the state meet, while the team — behind firs...
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