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Parks and Rec: March 22-March 29
March 22-March 29 YOUTH SOCCER Spring Soccer Sponsored By Subway - League will begin Monday, April 8 and will run through May 11 followed by a tournament. There will be four age divisions: Micro I (kindergarten and first grade), Micro II (second and third grades), juniors (fourth and fifth grades), and Strikers (sixth through eighth grades). Monday and Wednesday evenings will be for juniors and Strikers. Tuesday a...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KDM editorial: DNR's new program raises price of guiding
Fishery catch share programs have gutted the number of boats on Kodiak's waterfront, and the state of Alaska is about to do the same thing to commercial hunting. House Bill 158, under consideration by the Alaska Legislature, would allow the Department of Natural Resources to implement a program that limits the number of hunting guides on state land. In effect, if not name, it's catch shares ashore. DNR is acting w...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 664 664 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: March 22
Kuicaaq : Waterfall Olga Bay-mi kuicaaq et’uq egkum akiani. : In Olga Bay there is a waterfall across from Egkuq. Kodiak’s rugged topography and its wet weather combine to create many small waterfalls. Heavy rains saturate the ground, providing runoff for streams that spill down mountainsides and plummet over cliffs. Some waterfalls are seasonal, fed by spring rains and melting snow, while others drain steep slope...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around Kodiak: March 22
The will be a meeting of the Kodiak Regional Planning Team at 9 a.m. today in the Alaska Department of Fish & Game upstairs conference room (351 Research Court, Near Island). This meeting is open to the public with the purpose to address regional salmon issues and concerns. For additional information, contact Tina Fairbanks at the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association, 486-6555. The Kodiak Saturday Market takes ...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard Blotter: March 22
March 15 A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak medevaced a 35-year-old crewman who was exhibiting symptoms of hypothermia from the 58-foot Kodiak-based fishing vessel Stella in Shelikof Strait March 15. He was safely delivered to emergency medical personnel at Air Station Kodiak for further transport to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. The crewman fell overboard from the Stell...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Day in Paradise: Keeping a schedule
I loved the commercial thirty years ago for Dunkin Donuts. “Time to make the donuts” was the slogan repeated throughout. Their basic thought was, you get them fresh no matter when you come in. I’m not entirely sure whether I liked the commercial because of their idea, or whether it was because I really liked their donuts. Life operates on a schedule for me. Sometimes I lose track of what that schedule is supposed ...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Akhiok still searching for fixes to water and sewer woes
When people in Akhiok want a glass of water, it’s not as simple as turning on the faucet and filling a glass. Akhiok’s water treatment system doesn’t meet any of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory drinking water requirements, which means filling a glass involves a trip to the stove or a flight to Kodiak for bottled water. “People are upset with it,” said Dan McCoy, vice-mayor of Akhiok and supervisor...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glen Allen Neel
Glen Allen Neel, a sweet, loving, artistic soul, left us Jan. 31, 2013. Glen Allen Neel was born Aug. 2, 1930 in Kamas, Utah to John and Mary Elizabeth Turnbow Neel. He loved his Navy career of 20 years. He was in both Hawaii and Alaska when they were granted statehood. Glen was an avid fisherman and fly-tier, snowmachiner and motorcycle enthusiast. He was a past Master Mason, Shriner, Yorkrite. He was also a life...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sportfish hatchery looking to expand
The Pillar Creek fish hatchery plans to expand, but first it needs to downsize. On Wednesday night, the Kodiak Island Borough’s planning and zoning commission recommended approval of a land swap between the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association and the Kodiak Island Borough. Under the terms of the swap, KRAA — acting as an agent for the state-owned hatchery — will give up 19 acres of property to gain 2.61 acres ...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak stumbles in state opener
Kodiak was hoping for a chance to pull some upsets at the 4A girls state basketball tournament; it wasn’t anticipating being the one upended.  That was the case early Thursday morning when No. 6 Lathrop overpowered No. 3 Kodiak, 56-42, in an opening-round game at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.  Kodiak, the runner-up team in the Northern Lights Conference, started Thursday’s 8 a.m. game with a 20-7 record and looking...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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