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KMXT Marathon Draws Out-of-Staters

Half marathon and 10k runners at KMXT event, Run the Rock. (Photo by Pam Foreman / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT KMXT held its annual Run the Rock this weekend. Participants could run or walk a 5k, 10k, half-marathon, or marathon. A couple of people flew into Kodiak just to take part. Amanda Naatz is from Indiana and her goal is to ... Read More »

Alaska Aerospace Corporation Foresees Growing Commercial Market

Alaska Aerospace Corporation launch facility in Narrow Cape. (Photo courtesy of AAC) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Alaska Aerospace Corporation is seeing continued success in the commercial market. That’s according to CEO and President Craig Campbell, who will present to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly at its regular meeting Thursday. AAC has entered into a few different commercial contracts alongside a multi-year, multi-million ... Read More »

National Weather Service Makes Students Tsunami Ready

Tsunami hazard zone sign. (Photo by hansol / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Representatives from the National Weather Service visited schools in the City of Kodiak last week to speak about tsunami readiness. Forecaster Joe Wegman says the original goal of visiting the city was to check in on the weather stations, where local observers keep track of things like daily temperature, ... Read More »

Kodiak Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Unemployment rates in the Kodiak region have remained relatively stable since last year. According to this month’s Alaska Economic Trends by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, unemployment in Kodiak was roughly the same in both 2016 and 2017 at about 5 percent. That’s just a little higher than the national average, and a little lower ... Read More »

Navy Admiral Addresses the Kodiak City Council About Northern Edge 2017

Two guided-missile destroyers sailing in the Western Pacific. ( Photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan K. Serpico/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT Two U.S. Navy admirals and other personnel visited the Kodiak City Council last night at its regular meeting. They gave a presentation on the navy exercise, Northern Edge which was held earlier this year in the Gulf of ... Read More »

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