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FISH FACTOR: Halibut numbers indicate solid rebound
Alaska’s halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick and fishermen’s catches will not be slashed for the first time in 15 years. Fishery managers on Friday set the coastwide Pacific halibut harvest for 2016 at 29.89 million pounds, a 2.3 percent increase from last year. “This was probably the m...
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GARDEN GATE: Ready, set, grow! with sweet peas
It’s February, and as we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s time to think about starting sweet peas. Ah, but isn’t too early? The latest twist on sweet peas is to start them in late February or early March instead of waiting until April so you can enjoy fragrant blooms in mid-summer, rather than earl...
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Assembly, council ask questions about pot
At a joint work session held Wednesday, Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council members asked questions ranging from what happens if the city and borough make different decisions regarding marijuana sales to if someone can have pot while driving on a public road through military la...
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Speakers to give info on state budget
Kodiak residents wanting to know more about Alaska’s budget crisis and the options for addressing it can attend an informational event Saturday. The State of the Alaska State Budget community presentation will offer Kodiakans more information on the governor’s budget proposal and other options av...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 29
Nov. 17 At 10:27 a.m., a citizen reported receiving harassing text messages. Police advised them of their options. At 12:21 p.m., police received a report from the 900 block of Thorsheim Street of a family member on drugs refusing to leave the residence. Police assisted citizens with options. At ...
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Achievers: Jan. 29
Nova Javier, borough clerk for the Kodiak Island Borough, was installed as first vice president of the Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks Executive Board on Nov. 17, 2015, at the annual AAMC meeting in Anchorage. According to a release from the organization, this will lead to her ascension to...
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Hernandez provides Kodiak with scoring punch
Catch. Shoot. Swish. That was how Nelly Hernandez’s summer went. Catch. Shoot. Swish … Well, it wasn’t always a swish. The Kodiak High School junior dedicated her summer to perfecting her basketball shot. She spent hours in a hot, sweaty gym taking shot after shot after shot. “I really wanted to ...
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TAPESTRY: ‘Strong’ advocate for compassion, treatment
Jonathan Strong has memorized a call to action spoken passionately by William Booth, the British Methodist minister who founded the Salvation Army in the mid-1800s. Recorded in the early 20th century, the message resonates with Strong’s own philosophy about helping the down-and-out, even those wh...
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