Kodiak Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Report: Trees scorched by 2015 Kodiak wildfire likely to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A recent report predicts a mass tree die-off on Kodiak Island Borough land that was scorched by a wildfire last summer. The borough hired Joe Stanley of Washington state-based NorthWind Forest Consultants to inspect the borough's 800 acres of damaged land near Chiniak, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported.

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  2. Alaska's commercial fishing industry just had its first year with no deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    For the first year-long period on record, from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of September 2015, the Coast Guard recorded zero operations-related commercial fishing fatalities in Alaska, a milestone in an industry known for its "Deadliest Catch" persona. In an article in Alaska Fish & Wildlife News, published by the state Department of Fish & Game, the change is credited partly to management practices that have been making the industry safer for years.

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  3. Man arrested in fatal shooting at Kodiak harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kodiak police have arrested a man on first-degree murder charges for a fatal shooting in the island community early Sunday morning. According to a statement from the Kodiak Police Department issued Sunday afternoon, police were informed shortly after 12:30 a.m. of "an individual who had been shot" at St. Herman Harbor.

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  4. Charges: Kodiak man tried to run down woman with truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Charging documents shed new light on an incident last month that precipitated a Kodiak manhunt by Alaska State Troopers, with the suspect now in custody. According to a criminal complaint against Benton by Trooper Ryan Lott, filed Jan. 9 and requested by Alaska Dispatch News, troopers responded at about 6:45 p.m. on Jan. 8 to a call from a woman at a home on Selief Lane, where Benton had allegedly discharged a gun during a fight.

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  5. TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at airports around AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    With many positions open at more than a dozen airports around the state, the Transportation Security Administration says finding new hires is particularly challenging in Alaska. A slew of factors make finding and keeping employees tough -- from rural locations of airports to a high cost of living to the lure of other, more lucrative summertime work.

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  6. Defense does it for No. 2 UAA women's basketball team in rout of Western OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two nights after allowing only 32 points, the second-ranked UAA women's basketball team put on another defensive clinic Saturday to roll to another victory. In their 77-42 win over Western Oregon in Monmouth, Oregon, the Seawolves held the Wolves to single digits in the first two quarters and to 30 percent shooting for the entire game.

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  7. How Shell's Arctic pullout better prepares Alaska for oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell may have pulled out of the Arctic, but some of its leftover equipment will better prepare the state for oil spills. Three Alaska organizations are working together to place spill response equipment Shell contracted during its Arctic offshore oil exploration in spill response hubs around Western Alaska and Prince William Sound.

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  8. Jewel's tell-all book 'Never Broken' recounts rocky road to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    "My name is Jewel Kilcher and I am an Alaskan." Thus begins chapter one of the door-stopper memoir by the singer-songwriter from Homer, "discovered" while living in her car in San Diego, recipient of four Grammy nominations , seller of 30 million albums, author of a best-selling poetry collection and now 41-year-old mother of a 4-year-old, intent on sharing her life story to help others struggling with issues of self-worth.

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  9. Some tasty, pricey black cod heading to Kodiak food banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Needy Alaskans are enjoying a rare taste of sablefish , one of the world's priciest fish, thanks to a science project that's kept research fish from going over the rails. Sablefish, commonly called black cod, are a high-end fish, and some of the largest stocks live in Alaska waters.

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  10. Jewel's tell-all book 'Never Broken' recounts rocky road to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    "My name is Jewel Kilcher and I am an Alaskan." Thus begins chapter one of the door-stopper memoir by the singer-songwriter from Homer, "discovered" while living in her car in San Diego, recipient of four Grammy nominations , seller of 30 million albums, author of a best-selling poetry collection and now 41-year-old mother of a 4-year-old, intent on sharing her life story to help others struggling with issues of self-worth.

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  11. Alaska commercial halibut quota goes up for first time in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick, and for the first time in 15 years, commercial fishermen's catches will not be slashed this year. Fishery managers on Friday set the coastwide Pacific halibut harvest at 29.89 million pounds, a 2.3 percent increase from 2015.

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  12. Alaska Air looks at replacing some Q400s with regional jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Airlines' sister company -- has been operating the 76-passenger turboprop planes in Alaska since 2013. The Q400s created quite a stir when they were introduced in Alaska just a few years ago, in part because of the need to board passengers in the frigid outdoors .

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  13. Alaska's senators, especially Sullivan, can positively affect fisheries for generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska and sustainable seafood are synonymous. Whether because of our iconic salmon and halibut fisheries or the fact that 60 percent of the nation's fish is caught off our coast -- when people think of Alaska, they think seafood.

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  14. Alaska's ferry system must make do with less -- and still serve its ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Tight budget makes marine highway cuts inevitable - the trick is how to manage them with the least disruption for Alaska travelers. Pictured: The lights of Kodiak appear off the bow of the Tustumena as the ferry approaches the city.

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  15. Alaska's commercial fishing industry just had its first year with no deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    For the first year-long period on record, from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of September 2015, the Coast Guard recorded zero operations-related commercial fishing fatalities in Alaska, a milestone in an industry known for its "Deadliest Catch" persona. In an article in Alaska Fish & Wildlife News, published by the state Department of Fish & Game, the change is credited partly to management practices that have been making the industry safer for years.

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  16. Archaeologists believe they've found artifacts from Alaska's 'cursed' warship, the NevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Neva in Kodiak, drawn by Capt Lisyansky, engraved by I. Clark. Published by John Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place, London, 1 March 1814.

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  17. Artifacts found in Southeast believed to be from Alaska's 'cursed' warship, the NevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Neva in Kodiak, drawn by Capt Lisyansky, engraved by I. Clark. Published by John Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place, London, 1 March 1814.

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  18. Man claims self-defense in remote Alaska lodge killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Steven Ridenour left Shuyak Island on a mail plane headed for Kodiak the same day he shot and killed a 57-year-old man, court documents say. Ridenour told investigators he did it in self-defense.

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  19. Big Mat-Su growth helps drive Alaska population over 700,000Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2011 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's population has grown by 83,299 people since 2000, and more than one-third of that growth happened in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The 2010 U.S. census figures released on Wednesday show that Mat-Su's population was 88,995, up from 59,322 in 2000.

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  20. Kodiak man sought on array of kidnapping, assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Kodiak man is wanted by Alaska State Troopers on more than a dozen counts, including kidnapping, assault and misconduct involving weapons, in connection with a Friday call. Troopers said their search for Mark Benton, 49, began just before 7 p.m. Friday when they were informed of a disturbance at a residence on Selief Lane in Kodiak.

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