Author Archives: Pam Foreman

Dog Eared Reads Episode 13

Beyond the Cover Feature:  International Best-Seller Christopher Paolini, author of the Inheritance Cycle books; comprised of the books Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr and Inheritance.  Christopher recently revisited Alaska when he visited Anchroage and Fairbanks as part of Barnes & Noble’s B-Fest YA/Teen Book Festival. In the interview, Christopher discusses living in Alaska as a child, writing Eragon as a 15 year ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 12

Beyond the Cover Feature: In this episode, we re-aired the interview we did with Sandor Katz that originally aired on Dog-Eared Reads in July 2015.  Sandor Katz is a fermentation revivalist and author of The Art of Fermentation (2012) & Wild Fermentation (2003).  He gives some great advice for people interested in fermentation, and discusses how to make homemade sauerkraut ... Read More »

Congratulations to KMXT/KODK Concert Raffle Winners

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Congratulations to our Concert Raffle winners! Randy Ensign won 2 season tickets to the Kodiak Arts Council Performing Arts Series. Linda Freed won tickets to Salmonfest. And…DRUM ROLL PLEASE….Brad Majdic won the Grand Prize: Two tickets to any concert of his choice in the lower 48 or Alaska – including airfare from Kodiak and hotel.  Thanks to everyone who participated. ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 11

Beyond the Cover Feature: This month we speak with Dani Pettrey, author of The Alaskan Courage series, including the bestselling novels Submerged, Shattered, Stranded, Silenced, and Sabotaged, as well as the short story Shadowed, which is featured in the novella collection entitled Sins of the Past.  This high adventure, inspirational romance series takes place in the fictional town of the ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 10

Beyond the Cover Feature: Sara Loewen joins us this month to share with us from her book Gaining Daylight, as well as to talk about The Salmon Project, including Made of Salmon: Alaska Stories from The Salmon Project, in which Sarah is also featured; along with over 50 other contributors from Kodiak and Alaska.  Sarah grew up in Noatak, Old ... Read More »

Bear Crawl 2016 Results

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It was a great day for an obstacle race. 160 brave souls took on the obstacle course and won! The Division Winners (by age bracket and gender) are listed here: Bear Crawl Division Winners The overall times for adults are listed here: Bear Crawl Overall Adult Results Here are the overall results for the Cub Crawl: Bear Crawl 5-9 Year Olds ... Read More »

KMXT’s Bear Crawl Registration

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Online registration for the Bear Crawl has closed but you can register today at the station (620 Egan Way) until 7pm. Registration opens tomorrow at Kodiak Island Raceway at 8:30am. We recommend avoiding the lines tomorrow at stopping by the station today!   Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – Fort Kodiak

Fort Kodiak In 1867, the US purchased Alaska from Russia.. The next year, the US Army shipped a company of soldiers to Kodiak to establish Fort Kodiak.. It was a short-lived post; the soldiers left in 1870.. However, this was a moment of dramatic transition in Kodiak.. In this episode, learn what happened in Kodiak when the Stars and Stripes ... Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – Mush Bay

Mush Bay In this West Side Stories edition of Way Back in Kodiak, learn about the history of Mush Bay from the recollections of Judge Roy Madsen, Deedie Pearson, Jeanne Shepherd , and historical sources that chart the development of this remote bear camp, fish camp, and bush home nestled deep within Uganik Bay. Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 9

Beyond the Cover Feature: 2 feature interviews this month with Authors that are visiting the Kodiak Public Library on April 15th from 7-9pm.  Fran Kelso is bringing Alaskan Attitudes and Abigail B. Calkin is bringing The Night Orion Fell & The Soul of my Soldier: Reflections of a Military Wife, for the Kodiak Public Library’s Author Meet & Greet & ... Read More »

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