Kodiak Newswire (Page 5)

Kodiak Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kodiak, AK. (Page 5)

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  1. New analysis shows more of Homer could be at risk during a tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Homer News

    ... evacuation boundaries. It was time to get it done.'" As it turned out, because the tremblor 180 miles southwest of Kodiak in the Pacific plate was a side-slip quake - two areas within the plate slipping by each other - the sea floor didn't shift ...

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  2. What's Happening - Feb. 15-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... sound system, at the Big I Pub & Lounge, 122 N. Turner St., 9 p.m. until late. Ages 21 and older. Hip-Hop Lessons, at Kodiak Jack's, 537 Gaffney Road, with Brandon, 9 p.m., no charge, and Throwback Thursday with DJ Casanova spinning old school 90's ...

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  3. To get good credit, Alaska's fishing towns may have to factor in climate changeRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | APRN

    ... credit. But, the state isn't the only entity that needs a credit rating. Sometimes, cities need them too. Valdez and Kodiak have had them in the past. The rating helps determine how cheaply a community can borrow money to finance things like big ...

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  4. Unalaska residents push for ban on single-use plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... bags by Unalaska stores" circulated around the community but did not come to fruition. The bags have been banned in Kodiak, Wasilla, Bethel, Cordova and Hooper Bay. Homer briefly prohibited the bags, but the ban was overturned by voters. "You know ...

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  5. Kodiak researchers to study declining Pacific cod stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center researchers will collect information about the habitat use, diet and energetics of juvenile cod, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Tuesday.

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  6. Unalaskans want to follow other Alaska communities by banning plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | APRN

    ... bags by Unalaska stores" circulated around the community, but went nowhere. In Alaska, the bags have been banned in Kodiak , Wasilla , Bethel , Cordova and Hooper Bay. Homer briefly prohibited the bags, but the ban was overturned by voters. "I'm all ...

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  7. A new study looks at why Pacific Cod stocks are crashing in the Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A new study in Kodiak will hopefully shed some light on what Pacific cod go through when they're young. "We don't know how they do in the winter.

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  8. Has Pacific Ring of Fire activity returned?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... mountain At least four natural disasters jolted the Pacific Rim in January, including a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Kodiak, Alaska, which sparked a tsunami warning. A 6.4 quake hit Indonesia the same week, and Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in Japan erupted, ...

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  9. Wandersee's 32 points power UAA's women's basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A career-high 32 points from Hannah Wandersee helped the sixth-ranked UAA women's basketball team escape with an 86-78 victory Saturday over Western Oregon in Monmouth, Oregon. Wandersee, a 6-foot-1 junior from Kodiak whose previous best was 27 points, hit 11 of 19 shots from the field and 10 of 13 from the foul line for the Seawolves, who recovered from an early nine-point deficit.

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  10. Alaska Native corporation acquires oil field automation firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Thursday that the firm is the largest Alaska-owned oil field automation services operation.

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  11. Legislators hope to fix uncertainty plaguing school budgets this sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | APRN

    ... but a process bill. It would require the Legislature to pass a separate public education budget by April 1 each year. Kodiak Republican Sen. Gary Stevens is sponsoring SB 131, and Homer Republican Rep. Paul Seaton is sponsoring HB 287. Seaton said ...

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  12. Firefighters discover old extinguisher in museum crawl spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The firefighters on Thursday found a bullet-ridden copper and brass fire extinguisher - estimated to be at least 100 years old - in the museum's crawl space, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported .

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  13. Col. Fisher right to - black list' Kodiak Jack's: Protecting soldiers ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    News-Miner opinion: Late in 2017, Kodiak Jack's was identified by the city of Fairbanks as a nuisance property due to the inordinate amount of police calls to the popular night club.

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  14. Nome gets fresh review as possible US Arctic portRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... lacks deep-water ports along most of its west and northwest coast. The nearest permanent U.S. Coast Guard station is Kodiak more than 800 miles away. Arctic marine traffic continues to grow and Nome, though south of the Arctic Circle, is well ...

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  15. China shoots-down ballistic missileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... system firing off a shot to intercept it. The THAAD system was located at the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska. The test came after North Korea announced on Saturday, July 29, that it had carried out a similar test of a long-range ...

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  16. The location of January's magnitude-7.9 earthquakeRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... came two and a half hours later, when your harmless waves lapped at Sitka, 530 miles away, earlier than they reached Kodiak, 180 miles away. This proved again that tsunamis travel faster in deeper water, and the abyss lurks just beyond the ...

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  17. Tip: How to Overcome SeasicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The New York Times

    "Don't fight it," says Alexus Kwachka, a commercial fisherman from Kodiak, Alaska, who still gets seasick even after 30 years of traveling between the Bering Strait and the Gulf of Alaska. "Go to the rail and puke as soon as you can."

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  18. Jim Balamaci, steadfast advocate for Alaska's Special Olympians, dies at age 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... years. "The athletes all responded to Jim. They just loved Jim." Balamaci started as a Special Olympics volunteer in Kodiak. He came to Anchorage in the 1990s and under his steadfast commitment, the Alaska organization enjoyed huge growth. When ...

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  19. Alaskans' tendency to strong views is rich and well-archivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... been on the path to a comfortable life in business or the law but instead took a teaching position at Wood Island - Kodiak - where he provided elementary education to Alaska Natives. Several years later, he moved to Valdez and read law with attorney ...

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  20. Kodiak mayor testifies before U.S. Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The city of Kodiak's mayor Pat Branson was a part of a six-person panel and testified on the city's recent tsunami scare. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chaired the meeting and started it by talking about the 7.9-magnitude earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska that triggered a tsunami warning.

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