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Stories from Gulf of Alaska fishermen – including ones from Kodiak – are heading to the Library of Congress

 A fisherman from Seldovia is collecting stories from fellow Gulf of Alaska fishermen, and the oral history audio project will eventually be sent to the Library of Congress. It was in the mid 1990s when Josh Wisniewski landed in Kachemak Bay as an 18-year-old. Today, he’s a set netter and still fishes halibut out of Seldovia; it’s also where the …

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School Board Praised for Music Programs

Jay Barrett/KMXT A statewide arts education group has selected several Kodiak residents for its annual "Champion of Arts" award. Seven people, in fact: Melissa Borton, Aaron Griffin, Catherine Le, Patrick McElligatt, Katie Oliver, Peggy Rauwolf and Norm Wooten. If those names sound familiar, and they should, they are the members of the Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education. …

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