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Lower Fuel Prices Helping School District

Erik Wander/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough School District is benefitting from the recent decline in fuel costs, and it’s helping offset the decline in enrollment numbers. The district recently completed its winter budget revision, which was approved at its meeting Monday evening. While the district had budgeted for high fuel costs at the beginning of the year, it is now ... Read More »

Costello on Ivanoff and Roe Championships

Erik Wander/KMXT Kodiak girls wrestlers faired well at the Alaska Girls Wrestling State Championships at Chugiak High School over the weekend. Two Kodiak wrestlers won state titles, Chloe Ivanoff and Gloria Roe, and Kodiak took an unprecedentedly high four girls to the tournament. Pat Costello is the Kodiak High School wrestling coach. He said he was proud of the efforts ... Read More »

Legislature Dealing With Less Money This Year

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska State Legislature has been in session for a week now, and is facing a very different situation than they were a year ago, when oil revenue was overflowing state coffers. Today, the price of oil is just more than half of what it was at its peak. Kodiak’s Gary Stevens is the Senate President this year. ... Read More »

Industry Day Brings USCG, Waterfront Users Together

Erik Wander/KMXT The Coast Guard will hold its Industry Day conferenceThursday in Kodiak. Personnel from the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak will give presentations and answer questions on topics of concern to the maritime industry. Presentation material will be focused on commercial waterfront facilities and commercial marine operator issues. Specific discussion at the event will center ... Read More »

FV Currency Undergoing Repairs after Grounding

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) US Coast Guard Photo Jay Barrett/KMXT A Homer-based fishing boat ran hard aground on Saturday morning in Muskomee Bay on the north end of Raspberry Straight. The 42-foot Currency punctured its hull and was taking on water in its engine room, and requested dewatering pumps from the Coast Guard. A Jayhawk helicopter ... Read More »

Looking for a new career?

Erik Wander/KMXT Kodiak High School will host its third annual College and Career Fair this Friday and Saturday. The event will feature more than 20 presenters and offer students, their parents and members of the public the opportunity to hear presentations from education, military and career professionals. Read More »

Afognak Island mountain renamed after late Trooper

Erik Wander/KMXT The Afognak Native Corporation announced the renaming of a mountain on Afognak Island near Muskomee Bay in honor of the first Alaska Native to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety and Director of the Alaska State Troopers. Glenn G. Godfrey became director of the troopers in 1995 before being appointed Commissioner of the Department of ... Read More »

Ivanoff, Roe State Wrestling Champs

Jay Barrett/KMXT It seems every weekend brings a mixed bag of results for the Kodiak High School Bears, and this one was no different: Kodiak girls did well wrestling at state, while the varsity basketball teams were severely outscored by the Colony Knights, both here in Kodiak and up in the Valley. First the good news: Chloe Ivanoff and Gloria ... Read More »

Jock of The Rock

This week on Jock of The Rock, Nick, Jay and Ron welcome Kodiak Daily Mirror sports reporter Derrek Clarkston to the roundtable. Read More »

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