KODIAK, Alaska - Seamen Kathy Jim, a Tsunami Lanes Bowling Center employee, poses for a photo in front of largest Coast Guard owned bowling alley at the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation facility on Coast Guard Base Kodiak May 4, 2012. Jim is one of three seamen who works at the eight lane bowling alley to help it run smoothly. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.
LAINE WELCH Image via Wikipedia FISHERIES Published: November 7th, 2009 10:10 PM Last Modified: November 7th, 2009 10:12 PM KODIAK -- Kodiak and Alaska Peninsula crabbers got some good news last week -- bigger catch quotas for bairdi Tanner crab, a mid-January fishery important to local economies. Bairdi are the larger cousins of the better-known opilio Tanners, or snow crab. The bairdi boost stems from a big pulse of new crab recruits that biologists have been tracking for years. "That is what's fueling the increase in the harvest this year. We're just getting the very beginning of that year class," said......... http://www.adn.com/money/welch/story/1004091.html