Kodiak

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Human Read Weather Reports To Be Replaced By Computers

Two outpost offices of the National Weather Service in Alaska are finally ending what has been a bygone practice for most of the nation for almost two decades — using real human voices in radio forecast broadcasts.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers walk through an airport.  (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Troopers: Gun Found In Man’s Backpack At Airport

Alaska State Troopers say a loaded semiautomatic gun was found in a carry-on backpack of the 26-year-old Kodiak man trying to board an Anchorage-bound plane.

07/18/2013

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Online #ExilePitbull Campaign Aims To Send Rapper To Alaska Walmart

After Walmart announced a Facebook competition to get fans of the musician Pitbull to perform at their nearest store location, an online movement called #ExilePitbull formed to get the “I Know You Want Me” rapper sent to the Walmart in Kodiak, Alaska.

07/02/2012

File photo of an Alaskan brown bear. (credit: David G Hemmings/GettyImages)

Alaska Wildlife Center Ships Brown Bear To Sweden

An Alaska wildlife center has shipped off a big package — a 2-year-old male Kodiak brown bear that’s headed for a wildlife park in Sweden.

06/14/2012

Fishing boats in the harbor of Kodiak.  (credit: Paul Oomen/GettyImages)

Kodiak In Dark On Double Homicide Investigation

From the vantage point of the Comfort Inn parking lot near the entrance to Kodiak’s airport, traffic moves north toward downtown or south to the Coast Guard air station, the home to cutters, helicopters and rescue swimmers that aid mariners in the Bering Sea or the Pacific Ocean.

05/27/2012

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