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FISH FACTOR: Groundfish stocks up for coming season
Tis the season for even bigger Alaska fish catches when groundfish seasons open at the start of the new year. Catches of pollock, cod, flounders and other groundfish account for nearly 85 percent of Alaska’s harvest poundage, and 67 percent of the nation’s total groundfish harvests. Those numbers...
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GARDEN GATE: Resolutions for garden, life in 2016
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the nearly 60 years I’ve walked on this earth, if I don’t have a goal to shoot for — even a small one — I’m more likely to miss the target. “And if you don’t try, the answer is always no,” my Mom would say. So as you lean into 2016, think of a goal you’d like ...
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Today’s children don’t understand values, self-worth
To the editor: Roughly 50 years ago when I graduated from high school we had no teachers aids unless they were final year teaching students doing their student teacher requirements. I had 30 to 40 students in each high school class. We seldom had people in the principal’s office and the principal...
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Local Results: Dec. 28
City League Basketball Monday, Dec. 21  Water of Life A 81, Comro 79 Elijah Hiner 25 points, Myrgel Obas 17, Josh Obas 14, Tony Will 11, Michael Mainifo 9, Mikel Garner 3 and Dan Woodley 2 for Water of Life A. Rickey Winston 37 points, Dylan Haskell 19, Lonnie Jones 15, Dustin Bounds 8 and Tevin ...
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Strip boat owner convicted
Darren K. Byler was convicted Wednesday of making false statements and violating the Refuse Act while operating a floating strip club near downtown Kodiak. KTUU reported the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Anchorage announced the conviction against the former owner of the Wild Alaskan, a converted crab...
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Locals donate to gift, clothing drives
The Kodiak community gave an outpouring of coats, clothing and gifts to people in need this year, as it does repeatedly. The Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center along with Sun’aq Tribe and the Salvation Army coordinated a joint Christmas program among their three organizations. They provide...
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Christmas services at all hours
For Kodiakans looking to spend part of their holidays in worship, local churches offer a wide variety of Christmas Eve services. St. Paul Lutheran Church is holding an old-fashioned candlelight service tonight at 7. St. Mary’s Catholic Church has a Christmas Eve family mass at 6 p.m. followed by ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 24
Nov. 6 At 12:05 a.m., a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle in the 1900 block of East Rezanof Drive. Patrolling officers were advised. At 1:46 a.m., police gave a driver in the 2400 block of Selief Lane a no camping warning. At 7:24 a.m., someone found a syringe with possible drugs in it in the...
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