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Fisheries group broadens search for analyst
The city and borough fisheries work group will continue operating without a fisheries expert until it finds a qualified candidate. In a Monday morning meeting, the city and borough fisheries work group decided to reissue a request for proposals (RFP) instead of hiring one of the three candidates who submitted applications. The search for a new analyst began in early November after Denby Lloyd resigned and accepted...
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HB77 will damage fishing economy
To the Editor: Protecting Alaska’s and the world’s greatest salmon and trout streams binds Alaskans together, whether we commercial, sport or subsistence fish. The governor’s bill to allow millions of gallons of water to be taken out of our best fishing waters, HB 77, is finally getting deserved attention. The bill puts the governor’s natural resources commissioner in charge of deciding how much water to take from...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 17
Thursday, Dec. 12 • At 8:26 a.m., a caller reported a reckless driver on Mill Bay Road. Officers were unable to locate the driver. • At 3:35 p.m., a caller requested an officer remove two drunken people. They were gone when officers arrived. • At 5:20 p.m., someone reported a vehicle passed a school bus on Mill Bay Road. It is under investigation. • At 9:30 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle driving dangerously on ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Christmas for anglers
Christmas is closing fast, and with it the flurry of Christmas shopping. I have to confess that of all the outdoor enthusiasts in our family, the anglers are the most fun to shop for. There are so many options! Better still, anglers lose or wear out their gear faster than any other group, so they always need replacements. As always, you have to be careful about your gift selection when the price tag soars. The mor...
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Births: Dec. 17
• Gabrielle Marie Bedia was born at 12:15 a.m. Dec. 8, 2013, to Jesse and Ann Bedia. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Texas and now live in Kodiak. Her mother is a student and her father works for the U.S. Navy. Also welcoming her to the family are Zachary and Bradley. Proud grandparents are Jesus and Gloria Bedia from Highlands, Texas. • Cait Ellen Danels...
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Alumni update: Dunbar brothers compete together
The Dunbar brothers teamed up to compete in a national cross country race Saturday in Oregon. Trevor and Miles Dunbar were part of the Skinny Raven Running Club’s 20th-place finish at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at River’s Edge Golf Course in Bend, Ore. Younger brother Trevor led the team of six as he finished eighth out of 410 runners with a 10-kilometer time of 31 minutes, 23 seconds. Jos...
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Lindquist, Hughes finish national meet
A pair of Kodiak High School swimmers wrapped up competing at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.. Neither Ila Hughes nor Tahna Lindquist qualified for a final during the three-day meet that features the best 18-and under swimmers in the nation. Hughes recorded her best finish in three events with a 50th (out of 175 swimmers) in the 100-yard freestyle preliminary heats i...
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Local Results: Dec. 17
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Sunday, Dec. 15 AIB 56, Juan Delacruz 50 Eric Alas 14, Bong Ocampo 10, Marco Pastor 6, Jerome Pineda 5, Leo Pastor 5, Amir Arevalo 5, Jerry Sevilla 4, Bem Barcelon 3, Joanna Garcia 2 and Hector Acosta 2 points for AIB. Mike Antonelli 13, Laurence Nacapuy 10, Albien Asuncion 9, Donn Sofranes 7, Kobe Mendores 5, Christian Busto 4 and Clifford Gongora 2 points for Juan Dela...
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Two men found guilty of violent Chignik attack
Two commercial fishermen have been convicted of kidnapping, assault, burglary and criminal mischief following a weeklong jury trial in Naknek. Daniel Whittington, 22, and Lloyd Davis Jr., 38, were two of the three perpetrators of a 2011 attack on an 18-year-old in Chignik Bay. A third man, 36-year-old Jordan Christopher, faces a separate trial after failing to appear for the first day of the trial that convicted W...
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Bid opening is optimistic sign for landfill project
The final phase of the new Kodiak Island Borough landfill is sliding into place. On Wednesday, the borough opened bids for construction of a water treatment plant at the landfill. The treatment plant is the third and final phase of landfill construction, and the bid opening brought a rare bit of good news for the multimillion-dollar project. The low bidder, ASRC SKW Eskimos Inc., submitted a $9.327 million proposa...
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