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Coast Guard Blotter: Sept. 14
Saturday, Sept. 8 Coast Guard and other search and rescue personnel rescued two mariners in the vicinity of Point Amelia, about 25 miles northwest of Sitka, Saturday. According to one of the rescued men, their 28-foot fishing vessel, the Kaitlin Rai, sank near Beaver Point Sept. 7, leaving one man stranded in a fishing tote and the other in the water. Both crewmembers were located and rescued in conjunction with f...
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Colorado company makes big donation to Ouzinkie firefighters
The Ouzinkie Village Response Team can now react to emergencies quickly. Ouzinkie recently received a donation of $6,000 worth of emergency response pager equipment from Swissphone, a company in Colorado that designs alert systems and equipment. In the absence of a fire truck, Ouzinkie fire chief Travis Sheppard has been trying to raise money for new fire equipment to help with response times. Sheppard reached out...
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Kodiak police station's heating system breaks
The city of Kodiak will spend $37,000 to repair failing seals and acidic glycol in the heating system of the Kodiak police station. Glycol is the material used to carry heat from the police station’s boiler to other parts in the building. Sometime during installation of the heating system, the glycol became contaminated, turning it acidic. By January, the acidity within the system had dissolved seals, causing leak...
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Silver salmon fishing limit cut on Buskin River
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has issued new restrictions on silver salmon fishing in the Buskin River. Effective Saturday, fishermen will be allowed to catch only one silver salmon per day. Each fish must be at least 20 inches. The normal catch limit of two fish per day remains in effect throughout the rest of the Kodiak road system. A fisherman may catch one silver salmon in the Buskin and another in an...
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Secretary of Commerce declares disaster for king salmon fisheries in Yukon, Kuskokwim and Cook Inlet
ANCHORAGE (AP) — King salmon fisheries in major Alaska watersheds have been declared failures by the U.S. Department of Commerce, making commercial fishermen eligible for disaster relief. Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank announced the disaster declaration Thursday for the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers, which flow into the Bering Sea, and for Cook Inlet region south of Anchorage, which includes the Kena...
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New fears of invasive species on drill rig south of Homer
KENAI (AP) — Although the Kang Sheng Kou heavy-lift vessel brought the Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack-up rig to Cook Inlet waters from Singapore, the Endeavour rig might have carried its own unique cargo. Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials confirmed Wednesday they have been communicating with the rig's owner, Buccaneer Energy, about what organisms might have still been attached to the rig when it ...
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Anchorage police officer shot in hotel gun battle
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A policeman wounded in a hotel shooting Thursday was among officers who returned gunfire and wounded the suspect, police officials said. The suspect was carried from the Merrill Field Inn on a stretcher after walking out of the room and being taken into custody. His name was not immediately released. Details remained sketchy, but Police Chief Mark Mew said the man appeared to be shot in both arms....
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Calvary Fellowship Kodiak
Sunday Morning Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday night Bible Study at 7 p.m. 326 Center Ave, 90B (under Subway downtown) 907-486-9494
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Lighthouse Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Sunday and Wednesday night service at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Jim Cratty. Corner of Baranof & Powell. 907-486-4346
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Abba Father's Christian Fellowship
515 E Marine Way Sunday Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Thursday night Bible study 6:30 p.m. Pastor Rony Harden, Sr. Call 907-942-7171 Email: ronyharden@gci.net "Iron Sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend." - Proverbs 27:17
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