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Alaska’s unemployed flat, Kodiak’s sees seasonal bump
Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stayed unchanged month-to-month at 6.4 percent in May, compared with April. Locally, Kodiak’s unemployment rolls edged slightly higher with its job market remaining stable. Kodiak’s official unemployment rate climbed 0.1 percent month-to-month from 4...
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Grand Slam hits the one-year mark as book collection grows
Denise Duncan, co-owner of Grand Slam Toys & Books, sees a lot more books on the shelves in the near future. “I definitely want to make our book section a lot bigger. I want a huge book section because we’re lacking that in Kodiak,” Duncan told the Mirror at Grand Slam’s first anniversary event o...
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Films draw out emotion, memories
Ten students made five-minute films about the Exxon Valdez oil spill’s impacts on Kodiak, and showed them at the Kodiak Public Library on Sunday. Each film tackled a unique topic or angle such as lawsuits, effects on Natives and their subsistence life, a videographer’s memories, a fisherwoman’s m...
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Kodiak’s Post 17 loses squeaker to Service
Kodiak Post 17 suffered its toughest loss of the season Monday against Service. The Cougars rallied for four runs in the final two innings that snapped the Bears' three-game winning streak with a 6-5 win in an American Legion AA conference baseball game at Taylar Young Field in Anchorage. Service...
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Ever-changing: the number of Alaskan glaciers
A glaciologist once wrote that the number of glaciers in Alaska “is estimated at (greater than) 100,000.” That fuzzy number, perhaps written in passive voice for a reason, might be correct. But it depends upon how you count. Another glaciologist saw an example of the confusion when he visited Yak...
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Ever-changing: the number of Alaskan glaciers
A glaciologist once wrote that the number of glaciers in Alaska “is estimated at (greater than) 100,000.” That fuzzy number, perhaps written in passive voice for a reason, might be correct. But it depends upon how you count. Another glaciologist saw an example of the confusion when he visited Yak...
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Anchorage airport bust stops heroin headed for Kodiak
Alaska State Troopers reported Tuesday a woman trying to bring in black tar heroin to Kodiak was apprehended and charged in Anchorage. A statement from AST reported that the woman was arrested at the airport with roughly 20 grams of black tar heroin with a “Kodiak street value of approximately $1...
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Missile complex looking at August launch, more future work
The U.S. Army confirmed scheduling a test launch of a hypersonic weapon at the Kodiak Launch Complex sometime in August. “I can confirm a test of the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test-2 Hypersonic Technology Test is scheduled for August 2014 from the Kodiak Launch Complex,” John H. Cummings ...
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