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The Kodiak Daily Mirror publishes Monday through Friday, printed on-site with content by all-local staff. Founded in 1940 as the weekly Kodiak Mirror, the newspaper provides up-to-date coverage of the Kodiak Archipelago, which includes one of the nation’s busiest commercial fishing ports, the U.S. Coast Guard’s biggest base, nine rural communities and an orbital rocket launch facility.

This western Gulf of Alaska newsroom reports on sports, business, government, arts, education and community news. Each edition also features state and national news from wire service partners.

The Mirror offers an exclusive roster of columnists including Garden Gate by Marion Owen, Outdoor Kodiak by Hank Pennington, Kodiak Tapestry by Mike Rostad, Amazing Nature by Switgard Dusterloh and Senior Life by Pat Branson.

Print editions are available by subscription, by mail nationwide and at area retailers. Online subscriptions include access to e-editions and weekend sports updates.

Access to the Mirror’s online classified ads and community calendar is free.

The Kodiak Daily Mirror business office is open 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1419 Selig St. in Kodiak.

Alaska News

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"I am in the process of reviewing the case now, which I hope to complete next week. I expect that more information will be forthcoming after a review is complete," District Attorney Joe Dallaire said in an email to the Daily News-Miner sent Friday afternoon.

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In looking closer into the state's most central revenue source, Alaska North Slope oil prices averaged $69.46 per barrel during fiscal 2019 and are projected to drop over the next two fiscal years, sinking to a projected $63.54 per barrel for fiscal 2020 and $59 per barrel for fiscal 2021.