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One-Year School Board Seat Attracts Crowd

Jay Barrett/KMXT What had been the ugly duckling of election races is now the belle of the ball. When the deadline to declare candidacy for the one-year seat open on the Kodiak school board passed, not a single person had signed up for it. Now, with three candidates waging a write-in campaign, it’s the only contested race in the district, ... Read More »

Kodiak Awash In Vaseline

Jay Barrett/KMXT A Kodiak woman who is the star of a new nationwide advertising campaign for Vaseline Intensive Rescue body lotion got a surprise at the freight office yesterday. Petal Ruch (roosh), who was followed around by still and video photographers for a couple weeks this summer, had asked the Vaseline representatives for a few extra bottles to hand out ... Read More »

State Reconsiders Near Island For Ferry Terminal

Jay Barrett/KMXT A new Alaska Ferry Terminal in Kodiak might not wind up on Near Island after all. The city and the state had more or less agreed on a spot at the bottom of Dog Salmon Bay Road for the new terminal and loading dock, but at last night’s city council work session, it was revealed that may change. Read More »

Lecture Series At Refuge Center

Casey Kelly/KMXT Over the weekend, the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center held the first of two lectures that it will be hosting this month. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Bears Down SoHi At Net And In Pool

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Soldotna Stars may have gotten the better of the Kodiak Bears on the gridiron over the weekend, but the Kodiak spikers continue to reign supreme, taking down SoHi at the net. Kodiak won the Northern Lights Conference match here on Friday in four, 25-20, 25-17, 22-25 and 25-22. In a non-conference match Saturday, Kodiak won again, in ... Read More »

Bears Vs. Grizzlies At Fort Abercrombie

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School cross country team split with Anchorage’s Grace Christian School late on Friday in the last home meet of the season. The Kodiak boys won with 21 points to Grace’s 37. The Grizzlies pretty much turned that around on the Bears, winning the girls varsity race 24 to 35. You can see the race results ... Read More »

High-Flying Fuel Costs Hamper Kodiak Aircarriers

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Across the nation, airlines are having to cut back on employees and scheduled flights, all because of the increase of fuel prices. Mary Donaldson takes a look at how the increases in fuel prices are affecting the smaller airlines in Kodiak. Read More »

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