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Kodiak 2nd most dangerous town, website finds
A national website has ranked Kodiak the second most dangerous town in Alaska. The website Roadsnacks.net claims it ranked Kodiak as the second most dangerous town in the state after reviewing the last 3 years of FBI’s Uniform Crime Report summarizing the number of property crimes and violent cri...
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Coast Guard coordinates good Samaritan rescue
Kodiak-based Coast Guard crews responded to a sailor adrift in heavy seas on a sailboat without rudder or rigging 400 miles south of Cold Bay Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard release. A C-130 was dispatched from Air Station Kodiak along with two MH-60 helicopters and a refueling aircraft from ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 21
Oct. 16 12:12 p.m. Reports two people came into his residence and will not leave; callers roommate states he is hallucinating and will keep an eye on him. Mill Bay Road 12:40 p.m. Reports reckless driving; patrol advised. Mill Bay/Benny Benson 1:30 p.m. Same person called to report people in his ...
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Walter “Wally” Edwin Johnson Jr
Walter “Wally” Edwin Johnson Jr. died Oct. 7, 2015. He was 86. Wally was born on Sept. 26, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Walter Johnson Sr. and Helen. On Jan. 28, 1956 he married Elspeth “Betts” (Conable) Johnson in DeKalb, Illinois. Wally was a teacher, principal, coordinator of curricu...
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Providence honors local infant health program
The Kodiak Kindness program received one of six Providence Health and Services 2015 President’s Awards for Strategic Innovation on Oct. 13. Heather Preece is the director of the program. She is a registered dietician and lactation consultant. Preece said she started the program after discovering ...
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Alaska Science Forum: North Slope crude, burning on water
On a clear day last spring, fire sizzled on water at Poker Flat Research Range in the Chatanika River valley. There, scientists were spilling crude oil in a manmade water basin and torching it from above. A series of similar test burns were part of a team effort between university scientists and ...
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On-air panhandling season
Since there was very little in the way of formal agreement between and betwixt the Kodiak Daily Mirror and myself regarding these little columns I do, (except the mutual respect between old pros that we know the rules), I nevertheless thought I'd try to slip past some shameless self-promotion thi...
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Alutiiq dancers shine at AFN Convention
Two-year-old Aurora Belle Sholl stood stoically on the glistening stage of the Dena’ina Center Thursday night in Anchorage with 13 other Alutiiq dancers. It was Quyana night at the 49th annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention and the event was sold out with 3,000 in the crowd seated before...
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