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Not digging the gold standard?
Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of “How safe is your money?” Ron Paul said there are two types of fiat currencies: ones that have collapsed and ones that are going to collapse. The average fiat currency lasts 40 years. We have been off the gold standard as a pure fiat currency for 4...
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Thanking Mack’s Sport Shop for supporting local nonprofit
Our old safety vests were falling apart. Most of them had pockets ripped off. Mack’s Sport Shop came to the rescue and donated new reflective vests. They even had them embroidered with our logo. The vests are much higher quality than the ones they replaced. Mack’s went all out and even donated en...
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Capitol Report: Legislative session enters final week
Greetings from Juneau. There are just a few days left in this year’s legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn Sunday, April 19. A lot will happen this week as lawmakers and the administration work on their priority legislation in hopes of completing the session within 90 days. The bigge...
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Community events: April 15
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6-8 p.m. — Adult improver kayak session, Coast Guard MWR pool, call 907-299-0061. Thursday, April 16 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Coffee and conversation with t...
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Playbook: April 15
Thursday, April 16 Baseball: Kodiak vs. West Valley at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Track: The Invincible Pentathlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4:30 p.m.
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Public Safety Blotter: April 15
March 31 At 9:49 a.m., a caller reported a rooster crowing too early on Jackson Lane. At 10:12 a.m., police impounded a loose dog on Thurston Lane. At 10:36 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Selief Lane. At 10:42 a.m., police arrested a man on Center Avenue on suspicion of violating condit...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska earthworms little known
Under its own power, an earthworm gains about 30 feet of new territory each year. But that does not help explain how worms got to Alaska. “It’s almost geologically slow,” Matt Bowser, said of the earthworm’s locomotion. Bowser, Alaska’s closest thing to an expert on earthworms, is an entomologist...
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Troopers arrest Kodiak fugitive believed armed with rifle
After a two-week search, state troopers found and arrested a Kodiak man wanted as a suspect in the assault of a woman on two different days. Bryce Beltran, 20, was arrested in the Spruce Cape area at about 9:26 p.m. Monday after troopers received an anonymous tip about his location. After the all...
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