Israeli filmmaker documents fishing experience
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The local seining industry is the star of a short video produced by Yonatan Belik, an Israeli filmmaker and traveler who spent the summer working as a skiffman in...
Alaska ferry system to stop winter service to Kodiak Island
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska ferry system has released a new schedule that stops service to and from Kodiak Island in the winter, officials said.
Alaska museum to hold native remains until returned to tribe
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska museum has received dozens of ancestral human remains to hold until they can be returned to their native tribe, officials said.
More ATV drivers head to Alaska salmon spawning area
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — All-terrain vehicle drivers are increasingly heading to a critical Alaska salmon spawning area and face the threat of being fined, wildlife officials said.
Pilgrims travel from afar to celebrate St. Herman
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — More than 100 pilgrims ventured to Monk's Lagoon on Spruce Island to mark the 49th Annual St. Herman of Alaska Pilgrimage on Aug. 8. Walking up the small wooden chapel where...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The newly appointed director of Kodiak College has resigned due to budget cuts to Alaska's public universities, officials said.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Visitors stranded by Alaska's ferry strike have kept busy by painting a church fence, a report said.
David and Joanne Witiak of Anacortes, Washington, have been...
Coast Guardsman dies in fall from Kodiak Island cliff
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A 25-year-old Coast Guardsman died in a fall from a cliff on Kodiak Island.
Alaska State Troopers say Ricky Reese Jr. died Wednesday after falling about 60 feet (18.3...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Israel and the United States completed a series of tests of the new long-range missile defense system in Alaska.
A spokesperson with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has become the only state without an arts council following a loss of funding through state budget cuts, officials said.
Kodiak spaceport to host rocket launch
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Aerospace Corp. says it is planning a rocket launch test this month at the spaceport on Kodiak Island.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports that road, waterway...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a commercial fisherman missing near Bristol Bay.
A crewman from the Dillingham-based vessel Pail Rider went overboard at...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Two more dead gray whales have been reported in Alaska, bringing the total to 12 this year.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports a juvenile gray whale last week was spotted...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska state government says it will not delay implementation of a new boat registration law.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Wednesday that the statement came in...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — After several years of planning, fundraising and landscaping, a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the Alutiiq Ancestors Memorial , heralding the official...
Alaska farm produces Grade-A goat dairy products
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska farm has begun selling what's being touted as the state's first certified goat milk dairy products.
Baptist Mission Heritage Farm in Kodiak recently acquired...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The owners and former operator of an Alaska hunting lodge have been ordered to pay nearly $8 million for an oil spill cleanup, a report said.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Two dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, raising the whale death toll in the state so far this year to seven, officials said.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska city's first recreational marijuana retail store has opened for business, a report said.
High Rise in Kodiak held a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday before it...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard says an empty boat that launched a search east of Whittier had drifted away from its owner and was not the result of anyone overboard.
AKHIOK, Alaska (AP) — Eighteen-year-old Denise Kalmakoff sat in front of her makeup mirror with her hand on her chin and sighed. She had less than two hours before her high school graduation would...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska senator has written to the U.S. trade representative asking for Alaska fish species to be removed from a list of goods facing tariffs, a report...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man found his missing friend dead during a bear hunting trip on Alaska's Kodiak Island, but said Friday he and another hunting friend initially thought the man had...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on man found dead during Alaska bear hunting trip (all times local):
A man who found his missing friend dead during a bear hunting trip on...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's seafood industry is exploring strategies to reduce damage from the Trump administration's trade dispute with China, officials said.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Many are familiar with uninvited guests unexpectedly crashing at the house, but an eagle took such a scenario to new heights in Kodiak.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Following a site survey in February, two firms contracted by the city of Kodiak have recommended that all 21 of the tsunami warning sirens on the road system be replaced with...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native corporation has settled a civil lawsuit filed by a former employee who says the corporation abused a federal program, according to court...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Nine Coast Guard service members face criminal drug charges in Alaska stemming from an internal investigation, according to charging documents.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Officials say the Baranov Museum in Kodiak will have a new name once an extensive renovation of its permanent exhibit space is complete.
Kodiak native starts in Hollywood visual effects
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Next time you watch a movie or a television show, pay special attention to the credits. You might just see a former Kodiak athletic star's name scroll by.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a southern Alaska community have voiced environmental concerns over a planned military exercise.
Residents of Kodiak met with U.S. Navy and Air Force...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Chinese tariffs are forcing Alaska's seafood industry to look for markets beyond the Asian giant, according to an industry marketing organization.
Effort fails to limit non-resident bear hunting permits
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Board of Game has voted against proposed changes to bear hunting regulations, including a measure to reserve at least 90 percent of Kodiak brown bear permits for...
Kodiak man dives into scallop fishery
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — With regards to scallops, Tom Minio could accurately be described as erudite.
On Thursday afternoon, Minio sat in the galley of his vessel, the Provider, explaining...
Kodiak city councilman charged with assault counts
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A Kodiak city councilman is free on bail after he was charged last week with six counts of felony assault, including assault with a weapon.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska island about 5 miles (8 kilometers) off the coast of Kodiak has been permanently designated for conservation after the Great Land Trust reached an agreement with...
12 Coast Guard members face charges in Alaska drug probe
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has initiated criminal proceedings against 12 service members following an investigation into possible drug activity on Alaska's Kodiak Island.
Coast Guard dismisses 4 in Kodiak for illicit drug activity
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Four Coast Guardsmen investigated for illicit drug activity in Kodiak have been kicked out of the service.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports two people were dismissed...
7 dead whales reported on Kodiak Island in 2018
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Seven dead whales washed ashore on Kodiak Island in 2018, according to officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Kodiak chiropractor withdrawn from state board after arrest
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Kodiak chiropractor charged with three felonies has been withdrawn from consideration for a state board.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy in January nominated 45-year-old Christopher Twiford for a seat on the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board.
Twiford was arraigned Tuesday in Kodiak on three counts of felony assault. He's also charged with misdemeanor assault and possession of a weapon while intoxicated. He did not respond to requests for comment Thursday.
Kodiak police arrest chiropractor appointed to state board
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A Kodiak chiropractor appointed last month to the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board by Gov. Mike Dunleavy has been charged with multiple felonies.
Christopher Twiford, 45, was arraigned Tuesday on three counts of felony assault, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported . He's also charged with misdemeanor counts of assault and possession of a weapon while intoxicated.
Alaska biologist report increased sighting of mink in Kodiak
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Sightings of mink are increasing around Kodiak, Alaska wildlife biologists said of the animal — a species not native to the area.
The first sighting was several years ago, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported .
Kodiak students step back in time at Fort Abercrombie
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A group of Peterson Elementary third-graders glimpsed snapshots of World War II history on Kodiak Island when they visited the Kodiak Military Museum at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park on a crisp, clear Jan. 25 morning.
Led by third-grade teacher John Malloy and armed with iPads to document their trip, the large platoon of students explored the now-empty and weather-worn bunkers and buildings on the trails around Miller Point.
Coast Guardsman dies near Dutch Harbor; cause unknown
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Federal and local authorities are investigating the death of a Coast Guardsman at an Aleutian Islands port.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports 19-year-old Seaman Ethan Kelch was found on the west side of Amaknak Island near Dutch Harbor.
Kelch was from Virginia Beach, Virginia, and was assigned to the cutter Munro. The vessel's home port is Kodiak.
Crab fisherman fined for fishing after season closed
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A Kodiak crab fisherman convicted of fishing during a closed season was handed a hefty penalty.
Alaska State Troopers say 47-year-old Raleigh Eager was fined $25,000 and ordered to forfeit 156 Dungeness crab pots.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Nov. 2, 2017, pulled and inspected 156 commercial crab pots belonging to the fishing vessel Silver Fox and operated by Eager.