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  1. Kodiak commercial rocket launch set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A rocket launch scheduled for Friday afternoon at the Narrow Cape Pacific Spaceport Complex is the second launch for the company whose rocket was destroyed in July. The launch window for the flight is between noon and 4:00 p.m. Craig Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer for Alaska Aerospace Corporation.

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  2. Inside the operation that propped up Kodiak fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | SFGate

    In a Sept. 13, 2018 photo, after being electrically shocked, salmon are lifted by a conveyor belt to a building in which staff are lined up to conduct the egg collection at the Kitoi Bay Hatchery on Afognak Island in Kodiak, Alaska.

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  3. City struggles to sell unwanted former floating strip clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The P/V Wild Alaskan vessel was impounded on Dec. 20 and has been held in the Kodiak Shipyard ever since, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Thursday.

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  4. Inside Real Estate: Anchorage, Kodiak only areas to see vacancies up, rents downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Anchorage and Kodiak were the only two areas where vacancies rose in 2018 and rents dropped, according to the latest survey by Alaska Economic Trends in conjunction with the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Anchorage's vacancy factor rose to 6.2 percent, up slightly more than 1 percent due to negative migration. Meanwhile, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough had a net migration of 1,233.

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  5. Hatchery salmon supplement Alaska's wild stocks but have criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... chums that originated in hatcheries made up for record shortfalls for fishing towns in the Gulf of Alaska. "This year Kodiak hatchery fish added up to more than $6 million for fishermen, and also for sportfish, subsistence and personal use ...

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  6. Village of Karluk on Kodiak Island, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    A rural public school on Kodiak Island will close in November unless it can enroll at least three more students, officials said. The board of the Kodiak Island Borough School District approved a closure plan last week for Karluk School that currently has seven students enrolled, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported .

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  7. Rocket Engine Patent Reflects Vision in Orbit AttemptsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 1 | ECNmag

    ... moving toward a date later this year. Wichner reported that "The timing of the company's first orbital launch, from Kodiak, Alaska, was "still up in the air" but Jim Cantrell, CEO, said he expected liftoff between late October and late December. ...

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  8. How do you solve weird Alaska fish mysteries? This Sitka woman has a Facebook group for that.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... connection between scientists and what we see," said Johnson, 51, of Sitka A buffalo sculpin caught in Uyak Bay off Kodiak Island with a gillnet in the summer of 2014. (Photo courtesy Ryan Fields) So Johnson did what any Facebook user can do: She ...

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  9. Deciding where to stand on Proposition 1: Ballot initiative raises...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... making valid arguments, too. The salmon are a way of life for many people in the state. Whether it's the fishermen in Kodiak, the Fairbanksan who dip-nets in Chitina, or the father who feeds his family with salmon in a rural village, salmon remain ...

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  10. Coast Guard rescues 5 near Southwest Alaska village, after boat lost powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... four miles off the coast of Tununak, located on the Bering Sea west of Bethel. A Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter from Kodiak arrived about 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, and hoisted the crew into the aircraft. The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro and the ...

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  11. A landmark from early Alaska history is at the center of fraught U.S.-Russia relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Indian country by the Russian American Company in 1812. Its main purpose was to supply Sitka (New Archangel) and Kodiak with agricultural goods, especially grain and meat from livestock. Perhaps 100 people lived there at the height of the ...

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  12. Heavy nets, and wallets, for Bristol Bay and Norton Sound fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... to drop. However, this year they didn't. That may be in part due to poor harvests across the Gulf of Alaska from Kodiak to Southeast, though fishermen in Bristol Bay are also taking steps to improve the quality of their product on their own, said ...

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  13. Federal officials promote aquaculture, or fish farms, as next big thing in seafood productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... coming into the fishery. "We haven't seen recruitment in years," said Bob Foy, director of the NOAA Fisheries lab at Kodiak and leader of the council's crab plan team. In the report the team noted "it feels that the rather unusual environmental ...

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  14. Commission votes down soil contamination site in Kodiak neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Planning and Zoning Commission last week voted against granting a permit that would have established the site in the Dark Lake neighborhood, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Monday. The Kodiak Island Borough Engineering and Facilities Department discovered the contaminated soil in the spring while doing work at Kodiak Middle School.

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  15. Kodiak school district moves to close Larsen Bay SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports the Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education made the decision during a Tuesday meeting.

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  16. Alaska troopers to cite bear watchers who stop on bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska troopers said they will begin issuing citations to people found stopping on bridges on Kodiak Island to watch bears.

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  17. Kodiak cooperative sells first offering of local salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Kodiak cooperative has received its first delivery of locally harvested canned salmon - a step toward reaching its goal of opening a grocery store selling Alaska-sourced products. The Kodiak Harvest Food Co-op received a delivery this week of 1,000 cans of sockeye salmon from Larsen Bay to sell, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Wednesday.

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  18. Southeast shrimping, crab fisheries kick into gear; market for sea cucumbers gets a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... down for more than 1.7 million pounds of sea cucumbers starting October 1. A 140,000 pound sea cucumber fishery at Kodiak attracts around 20 divers and smaller cuke catches in the 5,000 to 20,000-pound range also occur along the Alaska Peninsula, ...

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  19. Kodiak cooperative receives first delivery of locally harvested canned salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Kodiak cooperative has received its first delivery of locally harvested canned salmon - a step toward reaching its goal of opening a grocery store selling Alaska-sourced products. The Kodiak Harvest Food Co-op received a delivery this week of 1,000 cans of sockeye salmon from Larsen Bay to sell, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Wednesday.

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  20. Fish Factor: Salmon winds down, fall fisheries ramp up; cukes against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... head down for more than 1.7 million pounds of sea cucumbers starting Oct. 1. A 140,000-pound sea cucumber fishery at Kodiak attracts around 20 divers, and smaller cuke catches in the 5,000- to 20,000-pound range also occur along the Alaska ...

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