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Auxiliary to offer boating safety class, identifies problems
The Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a boating safety class for recreational boaters that can help those interested in becoming part of the auxiliary or who want moral, wellness & recreation privileges on base. The class is eight hours long and will provide a wide variety of boating safety information. “We’re really targeting recreational boaters,” said Wes Hanna, the Kodiak auxiliary flotilla commander and vessel exa...
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Monashka closed to king fishing, Dog Salmon River red limit increased
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game released emergency orders closing king salmon fishing in Monashka Creek and Monashka Bay and increasing the red limits in the Dog Salmon River drainage to 10 per day. The emergency order for the Monashka area will go into effect tomorrow morning, June 28, at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in effect until August 1. The emergency order for the Dog Salmon River is effective as of th...
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Fisheries work group looks at bycatch management proposal
The Kodiak fisheries work group discussed proposed changes in federal trawl bycatch management that could impact the community’s many fishing industry players. From the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, the motions call for a comprehensive system to manage trawl bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska including 100 percent observer coverage, fishing areas, eligibility, cooperative quota species, inshore and offsho...
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Alaska State Troopers: June 27
June 8 • A citizen called the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for information about paralytic shellfish poisoning in local clams and mussels. Troopers investigated and found that the person had purchased about 5 pounds of mussels and clams at a garage sale. A man was cited for selling subsistence-taken shellfish and was summoned to court. There are no known cases of PSP this year on Kodiak Island. June 19 • At 1:59 p.m.,...
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Tapestry: Fifty years on, Port Lions still connected to Afognak
A community is more than houses and yards with piles of wood and nets stacked on the lawn. It’s more than a church, a post office, a library, a harbor and a school. A community is the people who cut the wood, mend their nets, go out in their boats, clean the schools and worship on Sunday morning. It is the people who live and have their being in a place they call home. Their heart leaps for joy when the name of th...
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Playbook: June 27
Friday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Eagle River at Baranof Field, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Eagle River at Baranof Field, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Eagle River at Baranof Field, 11 a.m.
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Unganuuk – Uganik Island
Unganuuk – Uganik Island Gui ataaqa Unganuuni suullria. – My father was born at Uganik Island. Uganik Island is a large, mountainous landmass on the western coast of the Kodiak Archipelago. It is the eighth largest island in the Kodiak region, covering approximately fifty-seven square miles. The island trends northwest to southeast, forming the northern limit of the Uganik Bay region and creating the southern coas...
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Senior Life: Celebrating the Fourth of July
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will be celebrating the Annual Stan and Nita Nelson Barbecue at the center Friday, July 4, right after the American Legion parade. Though the center is officially closed that day we have been holding this barbecue for more than a decade to honor the Nelsons who contributed part of their estate to our agency’s Endowment Fund. The Nelsons lived in Kodiak for many years and they recogn...
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Longtime resident Iver Malutin dies
Iver Malutin, the former chair of Sun’Aq Tribe of Kodiak and a longtime beloved Kodiak resident, died at Alaska Regional Hospital Wednesday of heart problems. Malutin had been in Anchorage for several weeks receiving medical attention. Mike Rostad, who wrote about Malutin for the Mirror and became a friend of his, described him as someone who loved the community and wanted Kodiak to remain a friendly and hospitabl...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 26
June 6, 2014 • At 1:58 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:07 a.m., police conducted a security check on East Marine Way. • At 2:54 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 3:08 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 3:50 a.m., police received a 911 call about a fight on Shelikof Street. The suspect was gone when officers arrived and the victim did not want to press...
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