Author Archives: Pam Foreman

Joe Floyd Basketball Tournament Schedule Change

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 Joe Floyd Update, revisited: Basketball will resume at 1pm Friday with the Lady Bears vs. Mt. Edgecumbe. The rest of the schedule will be as follows: FRIDAY: 3pm, East Anchorage Vs. West Valley 4:45pm,  Mt. Edgecumbe Vs. East 6:30pm, Mt. Edgecumbe vs. Kodiak 8:15pm, Lathrop vs. Kodiak Lady Bears SATURDAY: 9am, Lathrop vs. East 10:30am, Mt. Edgecumbe vs. East 1:30pm, ... Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – Thelma C

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:08 — 26.7MB)The Thelma C is one of the last remaining earthquake boats, built following the destruction of the Kodiak fishing fleet due to the 1964 earthquake and tsunami. Listen to learn about the history of the vessel and the Kodiak Maritime Museum’s work to restore and turn the boat into an ... Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – Thelma C

The Thelma C is one of the last remaining earthquake boats, built following the destruction of the Kodiak fishing fleet due to the 1964 earthquake and tsunami. Listen to learn about the history of the vessel and the Kodiak Maritime Museum’s work to restore and turn the boat into an exhibit on Kodiak’s waterfront. Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – From Cronstad to Kodiak

The first round-the-world voyage of the Russians brought Captain Lisianskii and Count Rezanov to Kodiak in 1804 and 1805. On board one of the vessels was an iron bust of Tsar Alexander I, the only object that still remains in Kodiak from this historic journey. But was it the Neva or the Nadezhda that carried this object? This episode departs ... Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – Prospecting for Halibut

In 1911 and 1912, W.J. Erskine set out to answer and important, and potentially lucrative, question: Did Kodiak have enough halibut to support a fishery? One volcanic eruption, one dead engineer, and over 100,000 lbs. of halibut later, Erskine had an answer. But how was the halibut to reach San Francisco consumers? And could they be enticed to eat frozen ... Read More »

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