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State requests federal disaster declaration for Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod fishery

Fishing boats in Kodiak. (Photo by James Brooks / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott signed a letter last week asking the federal government to declare the 2018 Pacific cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska a disaster. If the fishery is declared a federal disaster, it’s eligible for relief funds, although where those would …

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Q-and-A On Tap for Assembly Meeting

The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will have a better picture of the state and federal budget picture after tonight’s work session. First on the agenda is the borough’s lobbyist Brad Gilman, who will give an update on his efforts and the borough’s prospects in Washington D.C. Tentatively, he’ll be followed by Governor Bill Walker, with whom the assembly would like …

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