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Kodiak / Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meets in Kodiak

Members of the Kodiak / Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A group of representatives from Southwest Alaska are weighing in on subsistence matters in the City of Kodiak. The Kodiak / Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council is on its second and last day of meeting at the Best Western Kodiak Inn. The ... Read More »

New hotel nearly finished

Kodiak Compass Suites on Alder Way. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A new hotel is close to completion downtown. That’s according to the co-owner, Susan Johnson, who also owns the Best Western Kodiak Inn and Convention Center. KMXT stopped by the hotel on Alder Way near the downtown Y. Lee Robbins stands in the second level parking ... Read More »

DOT to extend airport in Port Lions

A fishing boat passes by Port Lions. (Photo by Bo Joyner / U.S. Air Force) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak State Airport’s new manager says the Department of Transportation is planning a few new projects, including an extension to the airport in Port Lions. Phil Smith worked for DOT as an equipment operator for roughly 19 years before stepping into the ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Feb. 22, 2018

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, Alaska will receive recovery funds for the 2016 pink salmon season in the Gulf, but there are still a lot of unknowns surrounding their distribution. Also, Kodiak is losing its fisheries analyst. At least temporarily. We had help from KRBD’s Maria Dudzak, KTOO’s Jacob Resneck, and the Northwest News Network’s ... Read More »

A recent earthquake leaves Kodiak’s fire station damaged, but energizes efforts to replace it

Kodiak’s fire station sits at 70 feet above sea level, which is in the city’s tsunami inundation zone. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT Last month’s earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska left the city of Kodiak’s fire station shaken and cracked. It’s also stimulated the efforts to replace the building. KMXT’s Mitch Borden took a tour with Kodiak’s Fire Department ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Independent Living Center

The Independent Living Center connects the elderly, veterans, and those with disabilities to services in the community. Today on Talk of the Rock, Independent Care Advocate Tonya Lee, Short Term Assistance and Referral Program (STAR) coordinator Kerry Wood, and client Marian Royall join to talk about the program. Read More »

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