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Alaska oil tax referendum too close to call
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Voters rejecting a referendum to repeal Alaska's revised oil tax system were prevailing with a narrow lead in late returns Tuesday night but the outcome remained too close to call. "We knew this would be very tight," said former state Rep. Andrew Halcro, president of the ...
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Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama. But Tuesday's primary produced a GOP nominee who can appeal to key constituents, such as one of Alaska's biggest voting blocs: military perso...
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Decision on golf course could come soon
The final decision on the future of Bear Valley Golf Course — a Coast Guard-owned facility — could come as soon as next week. “We are finalizing a decision, that is all I can say,” Kodiak Coast Guard base’s Morale, Well-Being and Recreation director Joe Bower told the Daily Mirror on Tuesday. In ...
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Expect delays for blasting
Traffic on the Chiniak Highway may be held up this evening as blasting connected with the runway safety extension project at Kodiak’s Benny Benson State Airport continues. Interruptions may occur up to a few times per week during this phase of the state Department of Transportation and Public Fac...
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Letter to the editor: Glyphosate is harmful for humans and wildlife
To the Editor, Gallon after gallon of Glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup) is being sprayed in Chiniak to aide in the replanting process. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is proven to be toxic to humans and wildlife. Including the fish and deer that the people of ...
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MMA event a hit in Kodiak
Moments after Waylon Soptick won his professional mixed martial arts fight at “Rumble on the Rock” he got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend of two years, Taylor Decker. She said “yes,” and the two celebrated the engagement with a hug and a kiss in front of nearly 1,000 people packed...
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Osowksi wins at Nikiski Class Races
Kodiak’s Keith Osowksi won the boys’ freshman/sophomore race at the Nikiski Class Races Monday on the Kenai Peninsula. The sophomore covered the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 14 seconds. Kodiak’s boys claimed four of the top 10 spots to win the team title. Melissa De Guzman finished second in...
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Soldotna, West remain top teams in football poll
After the first week of the high school football season, the medium-small schools Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s rankings remained the same. Soldotna kept its top spot with a 53-6 thrashing of large-school Eagle River. The Stars gained 451 total yards of offense in tallying the school’s 21s...
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