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Fish Factor: Bringing back the Bering Sea crab fleet
The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer boats means less hands on deck, and as with so many others, the Bering Sea crabbers are ‘graying’ and need to recruit young entrants to sustain the iconic fisheries. To do so, the shareholders have devised a way to give captains and crews a first crack at available cra...
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Soldotna, Eielson complete perfect seasons
Soldotna and Eielson capped perfect seasons with state football titles Saturday in Anchorage. The Stars rattled off 30 first-quarter points and blasted North Pole, 57-28, to claim the medium-school classification title — Soldotna’s third straight. The victory upped the Stars’ winning streak to 29 games, tying a school and state record. Soldotna (9-0) rushed for 400 yards and seven touchdowns on 58 attempts. Eielso...
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Volleyball bonds sisters
It’s not hard to find Izzy Riina on a volleyball court. Just look for the different colored jersey that sets her apart from her teammates. “Most people don’t understand that I just play back row — that is basically what it means,” Riina said. As a libero, she is required to wear a different jersey, just like goalies in soccer. A libero is a defensive specialist that specializes in chasing down kills and extending ...
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10-year-old recovering from liver transplant
Isaiah Dela Cruz likes to joke that a shark bit him. How else would a 10-year-old describe a giant upside down "T" scar on the stomach? “He calls his scar his shark bite,” said Isaiah’s mom, Aubrey. The scar did not come from swimming with sharks; it came from a near 15-hour surgery in which doctors replaced Isaiah’s failing liver with a working one. Isaiah’s surgery started Aug. 31 and was completed in the mornin...
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Parks and Rec: Oct. 17-24
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 17 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Main Family Swim 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m Water Aerobics 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8– 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday...
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In the Courts: Oct. 17
Thomas Scofic pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Scofic was sentenced to 15 days in jail. Stanley Ray Vanmatre pleaded guilty to unlawful taking big game and a hunting seasons and bag limits for deer violation. Vanmatre was fined $500 ($400 suspended). Kristy K Fathke pleaded guilty to attempted misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second degree. Fathke was sentenced to five ye...
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Charlene Ann Katelnikoff
Charlene Ann Katelnikoff passed away in Kodiak on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at the age of 51. Charlene was preceded in death by her parents Nick and Polly Katelnikoff, brothers Allen and George Katelnikoff and sisters Glenda Katelnikoff and Jeannice Cardno. Charlene will be lovingly remembered by her children Rebecca Ann Anderson, Justin Kyle Anderson, and Jessica Ann Katelnikoff. She will be especially missed by her ...
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Kodiak heads to Wasilla
Kodiak returns to Northern Lights Conference volleyball play this weekend at Wasilla. Tonight’s match begins at 6:30 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 12:30 p.m. The Bears are tied with Palmer for first in the conference with 5-1 records, while the Warriors are 3-3 and coming off a four-set victory over Kenai. Kodiak coach Amy Willis isn’t sure what to expect from Wasilla other than it has a new coach. “We were bot...
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Prep picks: Dreaming of baseball
The MLB baseball playoffs sure have been something. All of the extra-inning games and the dramatics of the Kansas City Royals have sure made it difficult for me to get any work done. The play of the Royals has captivated the nation and the Daily Mirror newsroom — K.C. is publisher Richard Harris’ favorite team. This is Kansas City’s first World Series appearance since 1985 — I was only 3-years-old at the time and ...
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Election results certified, new assembly members sworn in
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved the Oct. 7 local election results, and the borough’s three new assembly members were sworn in at Thursday’s assembly meeting. Borough clerk Nova Javier administered the oath of office to Dan Rohrer, Larry LeDoux and Rebecca Skinner. After the oath, mayor Jerrol Friend gave presentations to each of the outgoing assembly members Tuck Bonney, Dave Kaplan and Mel Stephens. A...
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