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The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, we hear what the TAC is going to be for crab in the Bering Sea when three seasons open next week, we find out exactly how Southeast crabbers did with Dungies this summer, and the forecast for next spring’s Togiak Herring run looks mighty … average. All that and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, the new board president of the BBRSDA says their vision will remain the same, how warm summers affect young pollock, and rainy Kodiak apparently isn’t rainy enough. Stay tuned for all that and more on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KDLG’s Molly Dishner in Dillingham, KMXT’s Kayla Desroches in Kodiak, and the Ice ... Read More »

Borough Assembly Candidates

BOROUGH ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES   Candidates’ introductory remarks and answer the question why they are running for office.   Borough candidates answer questions about affordable housing/land and what can the borough do to ease the transition of those in Jackson’s Trailer Court.   Borough candidates respond to questions about communities off the road system; nonprofits; and issues surrounding the legalization of ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 2

Dog Eared Reads: Fetching Books & Tales by the KPLA Beyond the Cover Feature: Thomas Lauderdale, frontman and creator of the band PINK MARTINI.  Thomas speaks with us about his upcoming show at the Gerald C Wilson Auditorium on Wednesday, September 16th at 7pm.  We also discuss with him his favorite book, what is on his bookshelf at home, upcoming authors and poets, and his opinion ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 1

Beyond the Cover Feature: Sandor Katz, fermentation revivalist and author of The Art of Fermentation (2012) & Wild Fermentation (2003).  Sandor speaks about his upcoming talk/workshop at the Kodiak Public Library on July 31, focusing on the importance of fermented foods in our diet and in our culture.  Sandor explains exactly what fermentation is, how many different types of fermented foods we ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming Up this week, PSP is found in commercial shellfish beds in Kachemak Bay, a fisherman is going to prison for the death of one of his divers, and soon there’ll be enough crawdaddies to have a beach party. A sad, sad invasive species beach party. We had help from KBBI’s Quinton Chandler in Homer, The Deckboss Blog, KMXT’s Kayla ... Read More »

Assembly Discusses Fire Station Consolidation

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly’s approval of one position’s starting salary means that the Bayside Fire Department is closer to getting a new fire chief. At its regular meeting last night, the assembly reviewed granting the borough manager permission to hire one step above his authority. Borough assessor Bill Roberts was standing in for borough manager and said ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, the state’s commercial fisheries director is retiring, what happens when scientists let a journalist run the sonar, and that is one big fish. We had help from KDLG’s Hannah Colton in Dillingham, KDLL’s Jenny Neyman in Kenai, and KTOO’s Matt Miller in Juneau.  Read More »

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