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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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4-H raises funds at annual pumpkin sale
A line of people stretched from the Kodiak Fairgrounds arena almost to the parking lot when the annual 4-H Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Sale began on Saturday. 4-H program assistant Jen Hagen said the turnout was amazing. “It’s awesome, and we couldn’t ask for better weather,” Hagen said. “We try...
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Health Summit moved back
Mayor Pat Branson’s much anticipated Health Summit has been moved back a month from a proposed November date to a December date. It has also gone through a name change from being called a health summit to being titled Kodiak Strong! Planning Day. The event is now scheduled for Dec. 2 between 8:30...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Tired of silvers? Try taking aim at Dollies
I went for a drive last weekend to enjoy a break in the rain and to see what was happening on the rivers. I came across only one spot with anglers, understandably attracted by great silver fishing. It was a fine day without wind or rain, so I walked upstream on two rivers. In an hour of walking I...
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Guest Column: Educate to solve gun woes
Being a life-long student of English Literature I was fascinated by Jared Griffin’s column “‘Gun’ has only one meaning” (Oct. 8 Kodiak Daily Mirror). Learning the root of the word and the meaning was both enjoyable and educational. I very much appreciate his dedication to the research of the Engl...
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Jerome "Jerry" Lawrence Tousignant
Jerome "Jerry" Lawrence Tousignant, age 47, died on Oct, 6 at the University of Washington Medical Center Hospital, due to complications related to lung transplantation and infection. He was surrounded by the love and comfort of his wife, daughter and many close family members. Jerry was born in ...
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