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Guest Opinion: Gov. takes heat for PFD cut
Legislators, please join fellow Alaskans on the rope As governor, I enjoy shaking a lot of hands. But one handshake in particular stuck with me. At the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last winter, as passengers streamed off the flight from Fairbanks, one man turned around and walked t...
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Vo-tech keeping up with times
To the editor: Last Wednesday, KDM published a guest opinion by Jeff Stewart, “Internet deleted vo-tech,” opining on a perceived demise of vocational education programs in Kodiak schools. It is true that vocational education today may look very different than what the author recalls in 1984, but ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Brave cold, brush, insects in prep for deer
Newcomers to Kodiak find this hard to believe. Our deer season opens in just three weeks, on Aug. 1. Heck, the opener even sneaks up on old-timers. But it gets better. The season is open somewhere on the island for the following five months, all the way through Dec. 31. Of course, the road system...
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Pasagshak closure
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued the following announcements on Thursday. Effective 12:01 a.m., Saturday the Pasagshak River drainage is closed to sport fishing for sockeye salmon. The escapement goal for sockeye salmon into the Pasagshak River drainage is 3,000 fish. As of June 29, ...
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Missile Defense returns to launch complex
Alaska Aerospace Corp. and the Missile Defense Agency have sealed the deal on a contract worth up to $80.4 million over six years. On Thursday, MDA announced it had awarded a sole source contract to AAC to support flight tests for the U.S. Army’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System. Accord...
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A steep, grueling sidetrip on way to Boise
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer For his last race in Alaska before leaving for college, Michael Parnell picked a whooper. The recently-graduated Kodiak High School standout runner is competing in the state’s iconic Fourth of July race, the Mount Marathon Race in Seward. Parnell is entered in the...
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Local food co-op explored
Someday soon, shoppers could have another option for groceries – one with local products and community ownership. “I think the ultimate goal is a full-service grocery store that has a focus on purchasing locally-grown produce and locally-caught seafood,” said Tyler Kornelis, one of the co-chairs ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week July 1, 2016
TRipiitsaaq Brick TRipiitsaalitaallriit qikumek. They used to make bricks out of clay. Brick making was one of the industries Russian traders established in Alaska to provide essential supplies to colonies far from European supplies. Russian colonists used bricks to build stoves and ovens, and al...
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