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AMAZING NATURE: Worms in fish normal, better not eaten
The first wave of herring that came to feast outside of cannery row this spring were big and beautiful. The resident sea lions had their own feast eating those herring and some of the fishermen jigged up the silvery fish for bait. When I was out on a boat trip with a few students from Anchorage a...
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Jackson residents’ day in court
The first eviction hearing for Jackson Mobile Home Park tenants following the May 2 move-out deadline was held May 18, and five more took place Wednesday. The new owners of the property allege nonpayment of rent in three of the cases and cite change in land use for the other three. The land benea...
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KPD: $70K drug bust at Buskin
The Kodiak Police Department seized $70,000 worth of drugs and arrested and charged a California woman with three felony drug counts in an ongoing investigation, according to a KPD release. Priscilla Ramirez, 27, of Stockton, California, was charged with misconduct involving a controlled substanc...
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AMHS seeks repair info for Tusty cracks
The Tustumena continues to show its age. The State of Alaska is seeking a structural analysis of cracking that has plagued the ferry Tustumena for almost a decade, and could affect winter trips. For eight to nine years, the Alaska Marine Highway System has managed repeated cracking at welds in st...
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CG AirSta Kodiak crews conduct rescue in Arctic
JUNEAU — The Coast Guard rescued six hunters from two 22-foot skiffs approximately four miles north of Singeak early Wednesday morning, according to a Coast Guard news release. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted three boaters from one skiff cut off from open water by ice....
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Tahna Lindquist misses cut time
Former Kodiak High School swimming standout Tahna Lindquist fell short of netting a US Olympic Trial qualifying time at the Speedo Grand Challenge at the end of May in California. Lindquist, who recently finished her freshman year at the University of Hawaii, won the 200-meter backstroke C final ...
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Week in Words: Paterno, Starr and the shame of violence
Trigger warning: The column this week discusses words that may be of sensitive nature to some readers. When my daughters head off to college in a few years, they’ll have a chance at a solid education, at developing meaningful relationships with professionals in their fields, and at experiences th...
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Following the footsteps of a saint
A Russian film crew arrived in Kodiak Saturday to document the life of St. Herman and his time in the Kodiak archipelago. Mikhail Malakhov leads the team that includes his two sons, Michael and Alex, and cameraman Alexandr Breev. They are joined by businessman Igor Koskin and his family. The grou...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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