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Alaska Fisheries Report – December 14, 2017

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, a dip in Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod stocks means that regulators are cutting the fishery’s total allowable catch. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council decided as much at a recent meeting. Also, consumers don’t just want to eat Alaskan cod themselves. They want their dogs to get a good meal too. One company ... Read More »

Suspect arrested for robbing Petro Express

Mitch Borden/KMXT A person has been taken into custody by the Kodiak Police Department for the recent robbery of a gas station in the city of Kodiak. KPD officers arrested Blake Still yesterday (Dec 13) morning for Monday (Dec 11) night’s armed robbery of the Petro Express on Mill Bay Rd. KPD Police Chief Rhonda Wallace says he was identified ... Read More »

A new report discusses the graying of Alaska’s fishing fleet and how to counteract it

Fishing boats moored in Kodiak. ( Photo by James Brookes/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT In 1975, the average age of fishermen participating in limited entry permit and individual fishing quota fisheries was 40 years or younger. Now, according to a new report by Alaska Sea Grant and the North Pacific Research Board, the average age is 50. Turning the Tide is the ... Read More »

Kodiak Police Departments seeks leads on robbery

Surveillance video of an individual who robbed Petro Express Monday night. (Screencap of KPD video) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Police Department is looking for leads on a robbery that occurred Monday. Lieutenant DJ Clumpner says KPD posted a surveillance video to Facebook in the hope that the public could help the investigation. The video, which is without audio, shows an ... Read More »

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