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FISH FACTOR: Strong yen a bright spot in salmon sales
Alaska’s 2016 pink salmon fishery is set to rank as the worst in 20 years by a long shot, and the outlook is bleak for all other salmon catches except sockeyes. “Boy, sockeye is really going to have to carry the load in terms of the fishery’s value, because there’s a lot of misses elsewhere,” sai...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak volleyball begins season with 2 losses to Soldotna
After being swept by Soldotna in Friday’s season-opening volleyball match, longtime Kodiak coach Amy Willis had a message for her young team: get fired up. That message was delivered during a post-game chat following a 25-19, 25-21, 25-15 loss at Kodiak High School. “They are the kindest, nicest,...
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Michael "Spike" Jones
Longtime Kodiak fisherman Michael "Spike" Jones passed away at his home in Seal Rock, Oregon on July 30 at the age of 67. Spike arrived in Kodiak in 1974 armed with a degree in wildlife management from Oregon State University where he was an all-American collegiate wrestler. Upon arriving in Kodi...
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Osowski second at Tsalteshi Invite
Keith Osowski had quite the week on the Mainland. The Kodiak High School senior opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Colony Invitational. Two days later he picked up a win at the Nikiski Class Races, and on Saturday he finished second at the loaded Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. ...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food pantry rep: Homer not ‘dumping’ homeless in Kodiak
A spokesman for a Homer nonprofit acknowledged a program providing transportation to people in need, but denied the organization is “dumping” homeless and transient people in Kodiak. The Homer Community Food Pantry has served Homer for over 25 years. Homer is about 150 miles north of Kodiak on th...
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: North Park memorial bench honors Ben Hancock
When hikers on Near Island pause to look at a bench at the entrance of North End Park, they will know that Ben Hancock did something for his community. On the bench there is a plaque dedicated to his memory. Ben was a well-known Kodiak attorney who spent much of his free time volunteering for loc...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 19
July 14 At 1:12 a.m., a person reported a suspicious vehicle parked that kept the lights on but no one got out in the 500 block of Mill Bay Road. Police spoke with the driver who was just playing a game on their phone. At 7:38 a.m., a person reported a disabled vehicle in the middle of the road i...
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Court Report 8-19-2016
Cynthis R. Rossiter, 50, pleaded to two counts of driving without a valid license. She was fined $500 for each. Scott Lynch, 57, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was sentenced to 90 days jail and fined $1,000. His driver’s license is revoked 30 days and he is on probation until May 20, 2019...
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