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FISH FACTOR: September stays busy across gear types
It surprises many people across the state that fall is one of the busiest times for Alaska’s fishing industry from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea. As salmon season gets tucked away, hundreds of boats of all gear types are still out on the water or gearing up for even more openers in just a few weeks. Here’s a sampler: Longliners have taken 82 percent of their 17 million pound halibut catch quota with 3 million po...
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UPDATE: Three onboard plane that crashed near Uganik
Update, 5:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 9 One person is seriously injured and the condition of two others is unknown after a floatplane carrying three people crashed near Uganik Lake, according to the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska regional office chief Clint Johnson. Chief Jim Mullican of the Kodiak Fire Department said the department's ambulances transported "three critical patients from the Coast Guard ...
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Longer growing season
Ripe blueberries hang on a bush near Kodiak College, Wednesday. The Kodiak archipelago had the warmest summer since statewide record-keeping began in 1925, according to a Tuesday announcement from the National Weather Service. Southwest Alaska and the western Gulf of Alaska coast saw the warmest June through August period. The announcement cited preliminary information from the National Centers for Environmental I...
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Kodiak heads to Kenai for crucial football contest
Kodiak goes up against a familiar face in a Week 5 football matchup on the Kenai Peninsula. The Bears face Davis Lowery’s Kenai Kardinals at 2 p.m. Saturday. Lowery spent last year as Kodiak’s defensive coordinator before accepting the Kenai head coach position in April. “It puts a little bit extra in the game,” second-year Kodiak coach Bill McGuire said. “But to be honest with you, our goals are beyond Kenai. We ...
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Macatuno leading a youthful cross country squad
At 5-foot-2, 110 pounds, Honey Rose Macatuno is hard to spot on the starting line. She gets covered up in the sea of colors. But when the gun goes off, it’s easy to find Macatuno, and it’s not because of her bright yellow jersey. The Kodiak High School senior cross country runner is having a breakout season, running up front in nearly every meet. “She has a Mercedes engine, but a Mini Cooper body,” longtime Kodiak...
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Teachers to offer classical concert
Kodiak’s music teachers will perfrom this weekend, striving to keep themselves in practice and bring more classical music to Kodiak. “Many music teachers grow to be fantastic players in college, and then as they’re teaching, they spend all their time doing that and slowly lose their ability to play,” said Walter Muelling, director of orchestras for the Kodiak Island Borough School District. “I wanted to both show ...
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Man faces multiple assault charges
A Kodiak man who was indicted on six charges, including first-degree sexual assault, in April is scheduled for a change of plea hearing in Kodiak court Monday. Adrian Sala, 25, was charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault, one count of second-degree sexual assault, one count of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault and one count of kidnapping. According to court documents, the char...
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In the courts: Sept. 9
Victoriano Sorio 33, pleaded guilty to harassment 2. He was sentenced to 10 days jail. FilipeB. Obas, 33 pleaded guilty to waters closed to subsistence fishing. He was fined $350. Lorena A. Wallace, 43, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. She was sentenced to jail 30 days with 30 days suspended and fined $1,000. She is on probation one year. Gary Ralston, 50, pleaded guilty to negligent driving. He was fined $500....
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TAPESTRY: Berean Baptist to dedicate new hall Sunday
Because of vicious attacks that occurred on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, the date has been grimly etched on the national conscience. But the congregation of Berean Baptist Church will remember this year’s 9/11 as a time of celebration. On Sunday at 2:30 p.m. a dedication ceremony of their new fellowship hall will take place. Since the hall will benefit the entire community, the public is invited to the ser...
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Prep Picks: Unusual forfeit highlights Week 4 action
If you haven’t heard by now, there was an unusual ending to last week’s Ketchikan-Thunder Mountain game. With Thunder Mountain leading 21-0 in the second quarter, Ketchikan walked off the field. Coach’s orders. Turns out the Falcons were playing too rough. In 19 minutes, two Kings were taken to the hospital, while two others were injured. “We walked off that football field for the safety of our players,” Ketchikan...
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