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Visitor numbers up for summer of ’16
This year Kodiak’s cruising tourists increased by one-third from 2015 numbers. According to Discover Kodiak executive director Chastity McCarthy, 21,386 cruise ship passengers visited Kodiak in 2016, compared to 14,076 in 2015. McCarthy attributes the increase to larger cruise ships than normal v...
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Guest Opinion: Smaller dividends are painful but prudent
Alaskans will soon receive our annual dividend checks. This year’s $1,022 check for every qualified resident will help Alaska families with things like winter fuel, food and clothes, holiday gifts, and saving for college. These checks will boost local businesses and increase local tax revenues. A...
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Right to unionize: Fact check Part 1
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. In a series of articles this week, the Daily Mirror will clarify or correct statements made in those advertisements. The Kodiak community has been inundated ...
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Rose Marie Morey Endresen
Rose Marie Morey Endresen, was known to most as Rosie, or “Red,” because of her beautiful red locks. She was born May 11, 1971, to Danial and Alma Morey of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She moved to Kodiak, Alaska, at 1 year old in 1972 and stayed until 1994. Rosie graduated from Kodiak High School...
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 28
Nolyn Francesca Marie Locker was born at 7:29 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2016, to Dale and Tiffany Locker. She weighed 6 pounds, 89.8 ounces and was 19 inches long. Sterling Simpson was born at 11:06 a.m. on Sept. 18, 2016, to Craig and Whitney Simpson. He weighed 8 pounds, 12.4 ounces and was 22 inches l...
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KHS tennis punches 4 to state
Kodiak tennis had a program-best day at the Region III Championships Tuesday in Anchorage. The Bears claimed regional titles in girls’ and mixed doubles and qualified both those teams to the state tournament that begins Oct. 6 in Anchorage. Chelsey Abad and Leah Bachini defended their regional ti...
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Alumni Roundup: Fried runs at big meet
Running as a member of the Black Hills State University cross country team for the first time this season, Levi Fried helped the Yellow Jackets grab a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Cross Invitational. Fried placed 80th — sixth for Black Hills — with an 8-kilometer time of 27 minutes, 49.7 s...
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Alaska Science Forum: Expanding crust dips under Aleutians
Sometimes, a great idea arrives ahead of its time. A person squints at a raw landscape, thinks about it in his bunk on a heaving ship, dreams of it. He scribbles a diagram. He remains quiet years later as others rediscover the same thing. Such was the case of a rugged geologist who island-hopped ...
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