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  1. Rocket company seeks to make its first Kodiak launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Vector Launch Inc. is planning a commercial rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, its first launch at the Alaska facility. The company based in Tucson, Arizona, informed the Federal Communications Commission of its plans, which aims to test its Vector-R rocket by April 2019, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Tuesday.

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  2. Alaska seafood harvesting jobs sharply rebounded in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a steep drop in 2016, seafood harvesting jobs grew 8.3 percent last year, the most in percent terms among all Alaska industries. Harvesting hit a record in 2017 at 8,509 monthly jobs on average and jumped to over 24,000 jobs in July.

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  3. Commercially harvested red or sockeye salmon, Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Values for Alaska salmon permits have remained stagnant all year, except for two regions, and costs for halibut quota shares have plummeted. For salmon permits, an off-kilter fishery that came in 30 percent below an already grim harvest forecast kept a downward press on permit values.

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  4. Sometimes, a hunting trip is about getting to know the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    A red fox trotted across the rocks before it sat down at the waterline. We both faced the water and gazed toward the hills across the bay and the jagged peaks in the distance.

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  5. Lack of family housing hurts community, say residents of Kodiak Island villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    A shortage of available family housing is having a snowball effect on the community of Larsen Bay, according to residents. Residents of Larsen Bay, a village on Kodiak Island, say the lack of available homes is making it difficult to attract more families to the village, which has a population of around 85, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported .

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  6. Vote yes on Ballot Measure 1 to protect Alaska's fishing and huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    A tote begins to fill during salmon season at a setnetter's site in western Kodiak, near Larsen Bay, July 11, 2017. A tote begins to fill during salmon season at a setnetter's site in western Kodiak, near Larsen Bay, July 11, 2017.

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  7. Fisheries column: Diving deep into Alaska fisheries with gubernatorial candidate Mark BegichRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    "With fisheries, it's almost the forgotten resource of our state as an economic driver. It's almost like they are an afterthought.

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  8. Victim of grizzly bear attack hoisted to safety in Coast Guard helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 31-year-old man mauled by a grizzly bear on Afognak Island was hoisted to safety by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew on Friday. The man had been hiking on the island north of Kodiak Island when he was attacked, causing wounds on his leg, said Nate Littlejohn, a public affairs specialist with the Coast Guard in Alaska.

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  9. Coast Guard ends search for man who went overboard in waters west of NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Coast Guard on Friday night suspended its search for a man who went overboard about 7 miles west of Nome. The man, who has not been publicly identified, was last seen sinking below the surface by the crew aboard his fishing vessel Juda Lee.

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  10. With Begich the only candidate planning to attend, a traditional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gubernatorial candidates Mark Begich and Mike Dunleavy participate in a panel discussion at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention on Friday. Gubernatorial candidates Mark Begich and Mike Dunleavy participate in a panel discussion at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention on Friday.

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  11. Retired NHL players visit Kodiak Island for campRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    In this Oct. 13, 2018, photo retired NHL player Jim Campbell, center, sends campers off with a cheer during the Kodiak Alumni Youth Hockey Camp and Kodiak Cup Adult Tournament at the Baranof Park Ice Rink in Kodiak, Alaska. Nearly 90 campers ranging in age from elementary to high school soaked up all they could from the professionals during the three-day event that was created last year by Kodiak surgeon Russell DeGroote.

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  12. Emotional AFN farewell to governor called historicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker participates as a spiritual song is sung on stage. Gov. Bill Walker announced that he's suspending his campaign for election at the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention on October 19, 2018.

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  13. Salmon stakeholders split over Alaska ballot initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    About the only thing uniform in the environmental policy debate is the resource development industry's collective opposition to it. Nearly, but not all, of the 12 Alaska Native regional corporations oppose it; Bristol Bay Native Corp. has maintained a neutral position on the voter initiative for most of 2018 after CEO Jason Metrokin originally said the company was against it.

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

    Oct 2, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Salmon that begin their lives in Alaska hatcheries often save the day for thousands of fishermen when returns of wild stocks are a bust. This year was a prime example, when pinks and chums that originated in hatcheries made up for record shortfalls for fishing towns in the Gulf of Alaska.

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

    Oct 1, 2018 | 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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  16. How do you solve weird Alaska fish mysteries? This Sitka woman has a Facebook group for that.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pyrosome found while longlining near Sitka in March 2017. "They came up at night in large numbers so I used a bucket to catch some," said Karen Johnson.

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

    Sep 29, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued five people stranded on a boat that had lost power near the Southwest Alaska village of Tununak on Saturday. The agency received notice late Friday that the 22-foot boat was adrift without power, taking on water and dragging anchor about four miles off the coast of Tununak, located on the Bering Sea west of Bethel.

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

    Sep 27, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some interesting, high-level meetings between Russian and American diplomats and scholars have been held recently under the auspices of an organization few people know, the Fort Ross Conservancy. Called the Fort Ross Dialogue , most have been in California, but one recently met in Russia.

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

    Sep 25, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Offshore fish farms could soon dot the seascape along with those oil and gas platforms being proposed for U.S. waters by the Trump administration. The fish farms, which would be installed from 3 to 200 miles out, are being touted as a way to boost seafood production, provide jobs and reduce the nation's $16 billion trade deficit due to America's importing nearly 90 percent of its seafood favorites.

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

    Sep 25, 2018 | 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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