Author Archives: Pam Foreman

Dog Eared Reads – Episode 23

In this episode of Dog Eared Reads, you’ll hear about some hot summer reads! Mat Freeman reviews Jack Reacher books, by Lee Childs; Laurie shares a profile of 1 of her favorite authors, Louise Erdrich; Jan gives a book review on Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan, Katie tells about the upcoming puppet show at the Kodiak Public ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 22

Beyond the Cover: Marion Owen joins us to discuss her decades of writing, including the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s ongoing column on gardening as well as the “Chicken Soup for the Gardeners’ Soul” book she coauthored in 1984.  She talks gardening and compost tips, as well as well as what originally inspired her to stay and make her life here in Kodiak ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 21

Beyond the Cover: Stacy Studebaker returns to the show again to promote her workshop, which is happening on April 29th from 10-5 at the Kodiak Public Library ($15 charge, registration required).  She also discusses a bit about her books, both her children’s books and Wildflowers and Other Plant Life of the Kodiak Area, and also talks about the trials and benefits ... Read More »

2017 Ron Sears Memorial Bench Press Results

  Participants in the 9th Annual Ron Sears Memorial Bench Press (from l. to r.) C. Kavanaugh, D. Clarkston, A. Dolph, M. Griffin, L. Knight, A. Canavan, P. Smitley, A. Smitley, C. Pierce, J. Pedersen, H. Norton, D. Warren, A. Mells, J. Fortaliza, L. Mendez. Not pictured, G. Stapleton   The bench press is an annual fundraising event for KMXT, ... Read More »

Five Candidates for KEA Board of Directors

Maggie Wall/KMXT Five  cooperative members are candidates for the three (3) three-year seats open for election on the KEA Board of Directors: Ron Acarregui, Cliff Ford, Terry Haines, Tyler Kornelis, and Ben Millstein. Members with questions for the candidates are invited to contact them directly. Their e-mail addresses will be provided via E-news on KEA’s website: www.kodiakelectric.com. The Notice of ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Maggie Wall/KMXT Coming up this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report… In Juneau, legislators debate the merits of raising the fuel tax. A measure would require skippers to collect taxes from their crew and send it to the State Revenue Department. And the Senate Resources Committee hears from several Alaskans nominated for the Board of Fish. Meanwhile, on the other side of ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 20

Lively LibChats: Katie Baxter from the Kodiak Public Library is joined by Velma Vining who discusses her work with the children’s services department of the Coast Guard, and how she is finding resources to bring the Aluutiq culture and language to children that are new to town. The Long Review: Jordana Long, board member of KPLA, brings her family into ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 19

Beyond the Cover Feature: Liana Brooks, writer of science fiction and sci-fi romance, including both the Heroes & Villians and Time and Shadows book series’, as well as a number of published short stories.  Liana has lived all over America but now calls Alaska home, and shares with us about her writing career, advice for aspiring writers, and why she things Alaska ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 18

Beyond the Cover Feature: Ann Leckie, author of the award-winning science-fiction Imperial Radch Trilogy. The first book in her series, Ancillary Justice won the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and other best novel awards.  The following year, the second book in the series, Ancillary Sword won the Locus award. The third book in the trilogy, Ancillary Mercy, was released in ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 17

Beyond The Cover Feature: Kodiak’s own Leslie Leyland Fields joins us to discuss her new book, Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through the Storms, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas.  Leslie also shares with us how she got into writing and teaching, how she started out in Kodiak and some of the amazing projects and careers she has had during her decades ... Read More »

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