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Oct 17 2014
Skinner Seeks More Organization for Capital Projects
Friday, 17 October 2014

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          On Thursday, three new faces joined the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. One of them, Rebecca Skinner, was out of town following the election, but KMXT was able to catch up with her before taking her oath of office and get her thoughts on joining the governing body.
           “I am happy and excited. I think that it’s going to be a tremendous learning experience for me. But then I also think that I have a lot to bring to the table. So I think it will hopefully be a good process for everyone.”   
            Skinner said one of the main things she’d like to focus on as an assembly member is a better coordinated capital planning process for the Kodiak region.

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Oct 17 2014
Dinner Honors U.S. Coast Guard
Friday, 17 October 2014

 

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          This weekend marks the 25th annual Coast Guard Appreciation dinner, hosted by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. On Saturday, folks will fill the Harbor Convention Center to honor and show their appreciation for the men and women who serve the community through the U.S. Coast Guard.
           Summer Wood is the community relations director for the Chamber and said the event typically brings in a good crowd and local chefs provide food for attendees.
          “During the dinner we will hear from Senator Gary Stevens, Mayor Pat Branson, Mayor Jerrol Friend. We’ll also be hearing from John Whiddon – he’s also going to be speaking about the Coast Guard Foundation and what the Coast Guard Foundation does for the Coast Guard. And we’ll also be hearing a testimony from someone who was medevac’d here in September, she wants to show her appreciation for the Coast Guard.”   
            Wood said various captains and commanders from the Coast Guard will also speak throughout the evening.
             Tickets are still on sale for $50, which covers the cost of one civilian and one enlisted member. Wood said the goal is that no one from the Coast Guard will have to pay for their dinner that evening. Likewise, raffle tickets will be given to enlisted members for door prizes, which have donated by local businesses and organizations.

 
Oct 17 2014
Outgoing Assembly Members Say 'Goodbye'
Friday, 17 October 2014

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              There are officially three new members on the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. During last night’s regular meeting, Borough Clerk Nova Javier administered the oath of office to Dan Rohrer, Larry LeDoux and Rebecca Skinner.
              Last night also marked the final meeting for Assemblymen Dave Kaplan, Tuck Bonney and Mel Stephens.
              “And that brings me to the sad honor that I have to present appreciation certificates to our outgoing members.”

              That was Borough Mayor Jerrol Friend, who thanked the three outgoing assembly members for their years of service to the community.

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Oct 16 2014
Salmon Project Will 'Drop' Books This Fall
Thursday, 16 October 2014

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          Folks who enjoy salmon-themed literature will be pleased to know they’ll have an opportunity to score a free book this fall. Erin Harrington is the executive director of the Salmon Project, which is the organization hosting a statewide book drop. The “drop” she says, will involve distributing almost 1,200 books to roughly half a dozen communities around the state.
           The book being distributed is King of Fish – the 1,000 year run of salmon.
            “Which is by David Montgomery, who is a geomorphologist down at the University of Washington, and wrote this book a little over a decade ago about salmon and the interactions between salmon and people across ranges in Europe, North America, on both the east and west coasts of the United States and Canada and then up around the corner, just barely touching on B.C. and Alaska. So it’s a really fascinating book that looks at more than 1,000 years of the way people have interacted with this fish and relied on it. And then it looks at some of the lessons that can come out of those other geographies which have largely lost their salmon.”   
              Harrington said the book drop idea was modeled after the popular Big Reads, which promote community literacy and conversation by distributing different texts for free.

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Oct 16 2014
The Alaska Fisheries Report
Thursday, 16 October 2014

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Coming up this week, the United Fishermen of Alaska announced its Fishermen of the Year and Hall of Fame awards; we’ve got a wrap up of the Cook Inlet salmon season, and the plan to eradicate pike from the Kenai Peninsula is finally moving forward. We had help from KRBD’s Megan Pedersen in Ketchikan, KYUK’s Ben Matheson in Bethel, and KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran in Kenai.

 
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