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Outdoor Kodiak: Even-year pink numbers down, sizes up
With pink salmon on the final leg of their journey home to Kodiak, it’s high time to start making plans. After last year’s gangbuster season, we have lots to anticipate. Or do we? There’s an odd twitch in the life story of pink salmon that can affect fishermen, whether commercial or sport. Pink s...
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Police blotter 7/11/2016
May 14 At 1:10 a.m., police cited a driver in the 100 block of Yukon Street for having no proof of insurance. At 1:33 a.m., police found rocks next to a glass window in the 400 block of West Marine Way, but nothing appeared amiss. At 1:47 a.m., police stopped a driver in the 200 block of Mill Bay...
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Garden Gate: Mind the pushki and rinse off the bug spit
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported last week that salmonberries are ripening one to two weeks ahead of what we consider normal. Time to clean out the freezer and make jams and jellies. Fireweed is also blooming sooner than expected (heralding an early winter?), as did the batch of golden chain tree...
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Fish Factor: Slow going in Kodiak salmon season
Salmon takes center stage each summer, but many other fisheries also are in full swing from Ketchikan to Kotzebue. For salmon, total catches by July 8 were nearing 28 million fish, of which 10 million were sockeyes, primarily from Bristol Bay. Last week marked the catch of the 2 billionth sockeye...
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Assembly signs on to budget letter to Legislature
During its Thursday regular meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed a resolution asking the Alaska Legislature to pass a good budget. The resolution, forwarded by Gov. Bill Walker to all local governments in the Alaska Municipal League, asks the Legislature “to take immediate action … ...
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Obituary: Hilda Christine Wallin Carlson
Funeral services were held for lifelong Alaska resident Hilda Christine Wallin Carlson in her native village of Chignik Bay in the Chignik Bible Chapel, June 18. Roger Holmberg of Sand Point officiated. Mrs. Carlson, 93, was born in Chignik Bay on Oct. 29, 1922, to Clara and Iver Wallin. She died...
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Ostrander misses qualifying for Rio
Allie Ostrander, a former Kenai High School running superstar, fell short of qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics Sunday. The Boise State University freshman placed eighth in the 5,000-meter run final at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Ostrander stuck with the lead ...
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Break-in at Chiniak post office
No arrests have been made in connection to Thursday’s break-in at the Chiniak Post Office, as local law enforcement await a decision by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service on whether it will take over the case. According to Trooper Ryan Lott, he was driving home from work at approximately 2 a.m. w...
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