Author Archives: Kayla Desroches

KEA Incumbents Speculate on Dearth of Candidates

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KEA incumbent candidates Stosh Anderson, Michael Brechan and Cliff Davidson. KEA photo Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Electric Association will welcome three of its board members back into the fold this April. The three candidates are all incumbents with no one to challenge their places on the Board of Directors. Michael C. Brechan, who has served 27 years on the board, ... Read More »

Budget Priorities Get First Look at School Board Meeting Tonight

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Kodiak Island Borough building where the Board of Education meeting will take place. Kayla Desroches/KMXT  Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education will be discussing the Fiscal Year 2016 budget at tonight’s regular meeting, as well as the the potential purchase of over a half-million-dollars in new computer equipment.  Members will hear from a Citizen Budget ... Read More »

Budget Priorities Get First Look at School Board Meeting Tonight

The Kodiak Island Borough Building where the Board of Education meeting will take place. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education will be discussing the Fiscal Year 2016 budget at tonight’s regular meeting, as well as the the potential purchase of over a half-million-dollars in new computer equipment. Members will hear from a Citizen ... Read More »

Assembly, P&Z Hash Out Way Forward in Code Process

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and the Planning and Zoning Commission met Thursday night in a regularly scheduled quarterly meeting, though it had special significance since the recent code revision project was halted by a P-and-Z vote last month. “And just to be clear at the last public meeting they adopted a motion to postpone indefinitely the code ... Read More »

KEA Incumbents Assured of Another Term

Kayla Desroches/KMXT At its annual membership meeting in April, the Kodiak Electric Association will announce the winners of the board of directors election. However, since only incumbents have filed, all three will be familiar faces. The three candidates, Stosh Anderson, Michael C. Brechan, and Cliff Davidson each have 14 or more years of experience on the KEA board. And since ... Read More »

Bear Paw Quilters Help Girls and Women in Africa

The contents of a typical feminine hygiene kit collected by the Kodiak Bear Paw Quilters for girls in Africa. Kayla Desroches/KMXT photo

The contents of a typical feminine hygiene kit collected by the Kodiak Bear Paw Quilters for girls in Africa. Kayla Desroches/KMXT photo Kayla Desroches/KMXT Days for Girls International is an organization that provides feminine hygiene kits and sex education to girls and women mainly in Kenya, Uganda, and the Congo. Kodiak Middle School teacher Jennifer Eubank reached out to the ... Read More »

KEA Incumbents Assured of Another Term

Kayla Desroches/KMXT At its annual membership meeting in April, the Kodiak Electric Association will announce the winners of the board of directors election. However, since only incumbents have filed, all three will be familiar faces. The three candidates, Stosh Anderson, Michael C. Brechan, and Cliff Davidson each have 14 or more years of experience on the KEA board. And since ... Read More »

Bear Paw Quilters Help Girls and Women in Africa

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The contents of a typical feminine hygiene kit collected by the Kodiak Bear Paw Quilters for girls in Africa. Kayla Desroches/KMXT photo Kayla Desroches/KMXT Days for Girls International is an organization that provides feminine hygiene kits and sex education to girls and women mainly in Kenya, Uganda, and the Congo. Kodiak Middle School teacher Jennifer Eubank reached out to the ... Read More »

St. Mary’s Science Fair Experiments Cover Traditional and New Subjects

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St. Mary’s fifth-grader Gage Lorring displays his award-winning results on paper airplane design from the school’s science fair this week. Kayla Desroches/KMXT photo  Kayla Desroches/KMXT “My project is how to make a volcano,” said young scientist Janey Eufemil to the sound of fizzing from the volcano she made for St. Mary’s School Science Fair. Students in grades 4 to 8 ... Read More »

KPLA Membership Updated at Annual Meeting

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Public Library Association said goodbye to its current chair at its annual meeting last Saturday. Kaia Henrickson finished her second year as chair after an involvement of more than six years with the association.  “I feel really proud and honored to have been a part of this process and while it’s definitely time for me to ... Read More »

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