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School districts sets science standards and curriculum

Science teachers and school district staff talk about science standards and curriculum. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A panel of science teachers spoke with the Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education at the board’s regular meeting last night. They discussed a new approach to guiding students through science education. District curriculum coordinator Ashlee Copper said ... Read More »

Alutiiq Museum releases final e-books in Alutiiq

Cover of “Kaugya’angcum Qawangurtuwa” or “Small Fox’s Dream.” (Courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alutiiq Museum in partnership with the Native Village of Afognak just released the last of 12 Alutiiq language books for young people. The project draws on local writers and artists to work together on print and e-books. Most recently, Alutiiq Museum executive director April ... Read More »

Elementary robotics club heads to state championship

The Kodiak Brick Bosses. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT A local robotics club is heading to Anchorage in January to compete against students from across the state. KMXT went to one of the North Star Elementary School’s Kodiak Brick Bosses practices to see how the team’s preparing for the First Lego League’s Alaska State Championships. A group of elementary ... Read More »

Kodiak communities present on hoop house initiative

Guy Bartleson from Port Lions presents on the community’s garden progress. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Four of Kodiak’s villages just wrapped up their second year growing local as a way to supplement their diets and incomes. In 2015, the Administration for Native Americans gave Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, and Port Lions a three-year grant to ... Read More »

Galley Tables – Spooked

Seven storytellers share stories around the theme Spooked. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center on Friday, October 13, 2017.  The show first aired on KMXT 100.1 FM on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Dec. 07, 2017

Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, the Native Village of Port Heiden is inching closer to establishing a local fish processing plant. Also, scientists warn that halibut numbers could shrink along the coast of the U.S. and Canada if fishing continues at the same rate. We held help from KSTK’s June Leffler in Wrangell, KDLG’s Avery Lill in ... Read More »

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