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Brodie Represents Kodiak at GOP State Convention

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska Republican Convention is underway in Fairbanks, and Kodiak’s most prominent member of the Grand Old Party is in attendance. Bob Brodie said he was the only delegate from Kodiak to express interest in attending, but did say a District 32 delegate from Cordova is also attending. “So at the state convention, there’ll be a couple things ... Read More »

Middle Schoolers (and High Schooler) Share Stories on Stage

Tanner Purdy. Kayla Desroches/KMXT

Tanner Purdy. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Children consume stories through books, their classrooms, and each other – now they’ll tell their own stories on a stage. A youth story slam tonight takes after storytelling events like Galley Tables and gives students a chance to share their memories and experiences. Ninth grader Tanner Purdy is one of the students to stand ... Read More »

Obstacle Course and 5K to Challenge Kodiak to be Active and Aware

The inverted wall obstacle at Challenge the Rock. Courtesy of Challenge the Rock organizers

The inverted wall obstacle at Challenge the Rock. Photo by Lauren Humphrey Kayla Desroches/KMXT An upcoming 5k and obstacle course will challenge community members to be upstanders instead of bystanders. Those of the words of one organizer, Lauren Humphreys, from the Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center, who says the event is in observation of National Child Abuse Prevention Month ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 28 April 2016

Coming up this week, what switching over to refrigerated sea water will mean for your bottom line, how to manage a trans-boundary river, and getting the Big Guy on your side before the season starts, in this edition of the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KCAW’s Emily Kwong in Sitka, KFSK’s Angela Denning in Petersburg and KDLG’s Molly ... Read More »

Baranov Museum Film Intensive Makes Final Fifty in National Awards Program

Students from the film intensive speak to Toby Sullivan from the Kodiak Maritime Museum. Courtesy of the Baranov Museum

Students during the 2014 film intensive speak to Toby Sullivan, executive director of the Kodiak Maritime Museum. Courtesy of the Baranov Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Baranov Museum runs a film workshop for students which recently made it into the running for a national awards program. The National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards recognize extracurricular programs that encourage youth, and ... Read More »

KEA Re-Seats Three Incumbents

Jay Barrett/KMXT Over 200 members of the Kodiak Electric Association attended the cooperative’s 74th annual membership meeting Monday evening. The number one order of business, revealing the board of directors election results, once again took a bit of a back seat for a second year in a row, as only the names of the three incumbents were on the ballot. ... Read More »

Assemblyman Stephens Resigns Days After Borough Manager Vote

Former KIB Assemblyman Mel Stephens. KIB photo Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will be putting out the call for a new member after one of its own resigned suddenly yesterday (Monday). In an uncharacteristically spare and concise missive, Assemblyman Mel Stephens resigned with a three-sentence memo to the borough clerk. He wrote, “I hereby resign from the Kodiak ... Read More »

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