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Coast Guard vessel returns home to Kodiak after Bering Sea patrol
KODIAK — Coast Guard Cutter Munro returned to its homeport of Kodiak Wednesday after a 76-day deployment in the Bering Sea. Munro left Kodiak in late September to patrol the U.S.-Russia Maritime Boundary Line, conduct domestic fisheries boardings, and maintain a persistent search and rescue presence in the Bering Sea. “I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew Munro,” said Capt. Jeff Thomas, Munro’s comma...
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Senate passes bill that gives moratorium on vessel discharge regulation
Thousands of commercial fishermen face the threat of tighter regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency for “incidental vessel discharges,” which include bilge water, ballast water, deck runoff and fish hold effluent.
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Trident CEO apologizes for Kodiak Plaza evictions
Trident Seafoods CEO Joseph Bundrant apologized Tuesday for the eviction notices sent out a day after Thanksgiving to several tenants of Kodiak Plaza. Bundrant, accompanied by his father, Charles, acknowledged that the apartment management might have “picked a bad time to ask people to move,” but he said Trident was not accustomed to handling an apartment business. “We’re sorry for any lives that we’ve disrupted, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 10
Nov. 27 At 2:05 a.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way on suspicion of probation violation and resisting arrest. Around 2:05 a.m., police conducted two bar checks on Shelikof Street. At 3:39 a.m., police warned a driver in the Bartel Avenue and Mill Bay Road area bout having no license place light. At 10:11 a.m., a caller requested a patrol of Mill Bay Road. The situation was resolved before police arrived...
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Kodiak ranks in top 20 most expensive holidays
Kodiak along with three other Alaska cities rank among the top 20 most expensive cities in the U.S. for holiday spending, according to analysis from NerdWallet, a consumer financial information website. Kodiak comes in at number 14 on the list behind Juneau at 13, Anchorage at eight and Fairbanks at seven. Other cities ahead on the list include New York City’s Brooklyn and Manhattan areas and Hilo and Honolulu, Ha...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own
Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of ice. The ice has a quarter-size hole, maintained by a stream of methane bubbles. Every few minutes, a brutish little fish swims up, sips air, and peels back to the dank. The Alaska blackfish is an evolutionary loner that fins through lakes and tundra ponds across much of the state. ...
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Talon Lindquist qualifies for Junior Nationals
Talon Lindquist can check an item off his ultimate goal list. Kodiak’s talented freshman is competing at the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, a four-day extravaganza that begins Thursday in Federal Way, Washington. The event features the nation’s best 18-and-under swimmers. “This has been my goal since the beginning of summer. I have been training all summer and all high school season to make the ...
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Alaska Hall of Fame 2015 class announced
The theme of the latest class of inductees for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Trailblazers. Dick Mize is a builder of trails, a man whose passion and sweat helped give Anchorage a network of world-class nordic ski trails.  Nancy Pease is the queen of Alaska trail running, a woman who blazed her name into the record books at Mount Marathon, Crow Pass and Bird Ridge with performances that years later remain unequal...
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KHS boys hoops debuts
Kodiak High School’s boys basketball team will make its 2014-2015 season debut Thursday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The game begins at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak High School gym. Kodiak’s squad will split into two teams and scrimmage. The boys are the defending Northern Lights Conference champions and coming off a 16-11 season. They qualified for state for the first time since 2011. Kodiak officially opens its se...
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Local Results: Dec. 10
City League Basketball Friday, Dec. 4 AIB 52, Ravn Alaska 42 Joe Locke 14 points, Bong Ocampo 10, Alfie Arevalo 10, Hector Acosta 8, Marco Pastor 6, Jerry Sevilla 2 and Bem Barcelon 2 for AIB. Leexan Data 12 points, Brandon Jensen 10, Boyet Jutie 7, Jeraldo Ruiz 6, Bill McGuyer 5 and Corey Gronn 2 for Ravn. Taco Bell 61, St. Innocent’s 47 Amy Fogle 17 points, Joanna Garcia 14, Kathrynn Symms 8, Betsy Lund 8, Krist...
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