Trident Seafoods confirms it will participate in Tanner crab and pollock A seasons

Updated Jan. 10, 2023.  Trident Seafoods will participate in Kodiak’s upcoming Tanner crab fishery, which starts Monday. That’s despite the company announcement last month that it will sell its Kodiak processing plant and that they would operate “a significantly scaled-back winter season.” At the time of Trident’s announcement, officials would not confirm which marine species the Kodiak facility would buy …

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Midday Report – January 09, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Attorneys delivered oral arguments yesterday in a perjury case for a retired Homer judge. An Anchorage home invasion last night led to a shootout that left a father and child wounded. And Chugach Electric says there’s been an excessive number of power outages this winter in the communities of Cooper Landing and …

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Midday Report – January 08, 2024

A bull moose.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Sixteen-year-old Emily Robinson won the Knik 200 Sled Dog Race yesterday. A tame moose that escaped from a wildlife center during moose season has returned. And a federal judge has ruled that a civil rights case against the City of Fairbanks can proceed to trial. A bull moose.

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Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approves Capital Improvement Project priorities

The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved its capital improvement project priorities list at its meeting last night (Thurs, Jan. 4).  The St. Herman Harbor Infrastructure Replacement project tops the list, and the borough is asking for an estimated $5 million from the state going into the 2024 legislative session. St. Herman Harbor is owned by the City of Kodiak, and …

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Midday Report – January 05, 2024

A new solar farm located in Houston, Alaska.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Challenges continue over books on shelves in the Ketchikan Public Library. The Legislature will consider bills that would seek to expand capacity for renewable energy. And taprooms can now stay open one hour longer! A new solar farm located in Houston, Alaska.  

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Coast Guard tows boat stranded in the Bering Sea over a hundred miles to port

The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley started the year by towing a fishing vessel in distress to Adak on Monday.  The crew of the Aleutian No. 1, a 127-foot boat, reported to Watchstanders on Dec. 28 that its propeller was stuck after getting caught on some fishing gear. That left the vessel adrift in the middle of the Bering Sea.  …

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Midday Report – January 04, 2024

Rescued baby sea otter in a blue blanket.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Anchorage officials are puzzled by a bill sponsored by a Bethel Senator that would transfer its port to the state. A new program will help Alaska nonprofits with their heating and electricity bills. And months after being found stranded in Kenai, a young otter pup is thriving in captivity in another part …

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Kodiak schools delayed two-hours due to icy road conditions

Due to icy road conditions, Kodiak school buses will be running two-hours behind schedule this morning. All schools on the road system will begin two hours late today. This does not effect rural schools. Additionally, morning preschool classes are canceled today. In an automated phone call, the Kodiak Island Borough School District said the delay also applies to staff. Drive …

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