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KIB Assembly Looks at Changing How Borough Advertises Jobs

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is considering an alternative hiring process for the recruitment of new borough employees. According to current policy, borough job notifications are first publicized to borough employees for five days. At Thursday’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly regular meeting, Borough Manager Michael Powers said the change would be to that aspect of the policy. “The ... Read More »

Election Season Draws Attention to Legality of Signage

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The election season is upon us, which means signs are popping up alongside the roads in Kodiak and all across the state – not always legally. Jeremy Woodrow, the communications officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, says state law prohibits outdoor advertising along state roads. “So, it’s not just billboards, but it’s yard signs, ... Read More »

KIB Assembly to Ask Voters About Consolidation

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will be asking voters what they think about consolidating the Kodiak Island Borough and the City of Kodiak. At its regular meeting last night, it voted to pose that question to voters during the borough election in October. When it came time for public hearing, Kodiak City Councilman John Whiddon stepped up and ... Read More »

Kodiak College Registration Ongoing

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Now is the time for students to consider registering for classes if they plan to enroll at Kodiak College this coming semester. The last day to add classes for the fall semester is September 9, which gives students plenty of time to browse the catalog of courses or even to consider enrolling. Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, Jared ... Read More »

Relay for Life Comes to Kodiak

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Relay for Life fundraises against cancer and for those affected by it, and it’s coming to Kodiak. Funds from the 24 hour walk go to the American Cancer Society. Volunteer Sarah Nugent says the event lasts for 24 hours because “cancer never sleeps” and neither do they. “It gives us a chance to kind of feel what it ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report July 21, 2016

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Coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report, an Icelandic processing technology analyst visits the Bristol Bay salmon fishery. Then, an ongoing study of king salmon in the Bering Sea has so far yielded some surprising results. Also, an ongoing literary project could inspire newcomers to the fishing industry and ease the transition for aspiring fishermen. That and more on the ... Read More »

KIB Assembly Brings Up Consolidation

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Consolidation of the Kodiak Island Borough and the City of Kodiak is on the agenda for Thursday’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly regular meeting, but the assembly is just feeling out public interest at this point. An ordinance on the agenda authorizes the submission of an advisory question to voters during the October borough election to determine support. The ... Read More »

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