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Aim your sights at pink salmon
You would think that with a freezer brimming with king salmon and red salmon, we would yawn at the pink salmon arriving off our shores. Nothing could be further from the truth! Whether for fishing fun or on the table, we relish pink salmon as much as their larger cousins. Pinks are a blast to catch, and they’re credible fighters on light tackle. Give their delicate flesh a little respect on the stovetop, and they’...
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Archaeology dig gears up
For three weeks, Kodiakans have the opportunity to participate in an archaeological dig with the Alutiiq Museum. The Community Archaeology program by the museum is in its 18th year of recruiting volunteers to help excavate historic sites in the Womens Bay area. Through it, volunteers have helped excavate at eight different sites. This year, they’ll be digging at the Kashevaroff site, located on the west side of Sa...
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Voter registration deadline for primaries July 20
The Alaska Division of Elections said Monday that Sunday, July 20, is the deadline to register to vote, update voter registration, or change political party affiliation for the upcoming August 19 primary election. The Division of Elections reports that changes to one’s registration made after July 20, including party affiliation changes, will not be effective for the August 19 primary. The division accepts voter r...
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Safeway fire caused by oven stack, contained quickly
Safeway reopened after a brief closure and evacuation of the store by the Kodiak City Fire Department Sunday. Safeway had experienced a stack fire in one of the ovens in its kitchen area that resulted in some smoke in the building. “What happened is we have two commercial very big ovens. There was a fire inside the stack. What caused it — we don’t know. It was very brief fire. It never breached the stack itself — ...
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Fish & Game restores Chignik River king salmon limits
The Alaska Department of Fish & Game restored Chignik River king salmon harvest limits. The department said in a statement, “Bag, possession, and annual limits for king salmon in the Chignik River were reduced earlier this season by emergency order in response to recent poor king salmon runs. However, the biological escapement goal was recently achieved, and restrictions are no longer needed.” Fish & Game also sai...
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Events ramp up in anticipation of Relay for Life
Last weekend saw an event for cancer survivors and two fundraisers for Relay for Life, which starts on July 25 at 6 p.m. and ends on July 26 at 6 p.m. On Friday evening, cancer survivors were honored and celebrated at a luau at the Elks Lodge. On Saturday evening, bartenders at the Tropics Lounge and Kodiak Island Brewery donated the tips they made to Relay for Life. On Saturday morning, members of the Work in Pro...
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Majors advance to District I Finals
For the first time since 2012, Kodiak’s Major Little League baseball all-star team is headed to the District I Finals. Kodiak punched its ticket to the next round by beating Anchorage Military, 4-3, and Palmer, 9-6, in pool play over the weekend in Anchorage. Kodiak finished second in the five-team pool with a 3-1 record. The team opens the District I Finals double-elimination tournament at 6:45 p.m. today against...
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KEA posts warning about unscrupulous callers
Kodiak Electric Association posted a warning Friday alerting Kodiakans that members of the community are being called by imposters claiming to be from KEA. “It has come to our attention that members of our community are being called by scammers misrepresenting themselves as KEA staff in attempts to collect personal information and illegitimate payments,” KEA said in a statement posted to its blog. KEA added that i...
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Assembly may revisit fireworks legislation
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed revisiting an ordinance banning fireworks outside of June 15 and July 15 and December 26 to July 1.. The panel also funding for furniture, fixtures and equipment for the new high school at the July 10 work session. There have been some concerns expressed by the borough’s bond attorney regarding language in FY2010-03, the ordinance authorizing the borough to issue bonds ...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 14
June 27 • At 1:54 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:10 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:15 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive. • At 3:39 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:54 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Pillar Mountain Road. It was a man camping in his vehicle who left when police asked. • At 11:40 a.m., po...
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