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Summer roadwork rolls on in Kodiak
Planners expect the various road resurfacing projects on the island to finish up in August, although much of the work for the time being is jumping in between projects as pavement cools. The work on Spruce Cape and Island Lake are part of the overall Kodiak Area Roads Preservation Project, a $6.7...
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Old-growth spruce destroyed at research site
This spring, John Yarie learned of the death of the oldest living things he knew. Since 1988, the silviculture professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks had measured and fertilized a stand of giant spruce trees on a hillside south of Fairbanks. A few weeks ago, forest technicians visited th...
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Alaskan congressional delegation reports research grants
The Alaska Congressional Delegation reported Tuesday that the National Science Foundation gave some $9.2 million in five new grants to Alaskan research organizations. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Mark Begich, and Representative Don Young put out a joint statement listing the bodies receiving the NSF ...
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Maritime workforce plan identifies priority occupations
A recent state and university study reported that Alaska ranks third in the nation in per capita maritime with 70,000 total jobs in Alaska. The maritime industry includes seafood harvesters, processors, marine occupations, support jobs and research, enhancement and management. Maritime industry g...
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Pipeline training offered in Fairbanks this fall
The plumbers and pipefitters union offers pipeline welding training in Fairbanks for Alaskans from all over. The Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center and Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 375 are jointly offering a free 18-week course in advanced pipeline welding. The training begins on Aug. 4 and end...
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Anton Larsen dock gets design OK, borough eyes 2015 finish
A new, possibly larger replacement dock at Anton Larsen Bay could be completed in the latter half of 2015, and would most likely employ an out-of-town construction company to do the precision build necessary for the much-needed facility. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved the design for ...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 10
• Finnian Michael Robert Koehler was born at 1:03 a.m. May 31, 2014, to Elizabeth Meghan Johns and Michael Farley Koehler. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Michigan City, Indiana and now live in Kodiak. His father is in the Coast Guard ...
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High school sports’ top 10 moments
As the last out in the softball and baseball state tournament brought the 2013-2014 high school sports season to an end, it made one think: What a year it was for Kodiak High School. Here are the top 10 stories of the school year as judged by Daily Mirror sports reporter Derek Clarkston. 10. Year...
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