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Line item needed to restore crab
To the Editor: I got many endorsements of my recent letter on Kodiak's besotted advisor selection and the demise of the King Crab Capital of the World. Emails rolled in and the phone rang constantly. The letter made a national website for, as one commenter noted, "sleeping with the enemy." The Board of Fisheries recently approved my proposal to wisely shut down hard on bottom trawling in all state waters around Ko...
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HB77 deserves to die in committee
There is currently a very bad piece of legislation sleeping in the Rules Committee of our Alaska State Senate. This is House Bill 77 (Water Rights and DNR Permitting Legislation) referred to as the "Silence Alaskans Act" by opponents. The authors of this bill (Parnell, Sullivan and Staff) seek to streamline permitting for state projects by awarding unprecedented permitting powers to the commissioner of the Dept of...
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One word drives writer on journey to forgiveness
Leslie Leyland Fields had come across that little word in the Lord’s Prayer thousands of times, and now she stumbled over it, as if it were a roadblock, interfering with her communication with God. As. “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” That word sent Fields on a journey of forgiveness and healing, which is the subject of her new book, Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers. The jo...
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Playbook: Feb. 28
Friday, Feb. 28 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, ...
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 28-March 7
AQUATICS Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 28 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, March 1 KKF Meet 8 – 1 p.m. Water Aerobics 1 - 3 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:...
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Amazing Nature: Jellyfish Apocalypse: Causes, Problems and Opportunities
Once every year for the last 17 years students from all over the state have flocked to Seward to compete in the annual Tsunami Bowl Ocean Science competition. This year, 20 teams from 17 high schools will try to win the honor to represent Alaska in the National Ocean Science Bowl next month in Seattle, not to mention some attractive scholarship prizes. No matter where they place, however, each student will have wo...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 28
Alaska Airlines is hosting business after hours at 5:30 p.m. today at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Kodiak Christian School is having a dinner and dessert auction fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. The dessert auction starts at 6 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted.
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 28
Feb. 17 At 9:17 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence in Kodiak. Investigation revealed a 47-year-old assaulted two family members by causing physical injury. The person was placed under arrest and transported to the Kodiak City Jail and held without bail pending arraignment. Feb. 24 At 8:57 p.m., troopers contacted a 26-year-old male near the Kodiak trooper post. Investigat...
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Guest opinion: Kodiak's chance to speak up on fisheries
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is in the process of developing a catch share program (rationalization) for the Gulf of Alaska trawl fishery. Entitled, the Gulf of Alaska Trawl Bycatch Management Program, the emerging program is in response to a growing management concern: bycatch of critical species, particularly Chinook salmon, halibut and Tanner crab in the Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. At this j...
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Kodiak seniors close out home career
Eight seniors will make their final home appearance for the Kodiak High School girls basketball team this weekend. “It is going to be really sad,” senior Isabelle Hiner said. “I try to forget about it and then I’m like, ‘It is really happening this weekend.’ I’m nervous.” Hiner, like the majority of the eight, has been in the program for four years. This is her first full season on the varsity squad after playing ...
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