Author Archives: Pam Foreman

Congratulations to KMXT/KODK Concert Raffle Winners

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

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

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 »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 8

Beyond the Cover Feature: This month, in preparation of the Kodiak Public Library Association’s Annual Meeting on March 21st, we interview all 7 members of the KPLA board.  We discuss our lives and jobs here in Kodiak, as well as what inspired us to join the KPLA board.  We share our favorite KPLA-related stories, or talk about great books or ... Read More »

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