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Fisheries analyst on pink season disaster declaration versus cod

Fishing boats in Kodiak. (Photo by James Brooks / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak is seeking a federal disaster declaration for the 2018 commercial Pacific cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council recently determined it would need to decrease the cod fishery’s total allowable catch by 80 percent as a result of cod declines. Now, ... Read More »

Baranov Museum opens modern art exhibit

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Baranov Museum recently unveiled an exhibit featuring modern, locally-created art. Collections manager Michael Bach says after gathering the pieces for a few years, they finally had the right number to open “Works of Our Lifetime: A Collection of Modern Kodiak Artwork.” “Obviously, a portion of our permanent exhibit is focused on the historic era and through our ... Read More »

Kodiak representatives look at possible consequences of cod declines

Vessel in Kodiak. (Photo by Gruscana / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Cod declines could have a devastating effect on Kodiak harvesters and processors. That’s according to community representatives who attended the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting this month. At that meeting, the council decreased the Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod quotas by 80 percent. That’s to address the sharply declining ... 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 »

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