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Got Rice?

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The worldwide shortage of rice has caused panics and riots in some countries and even forced stores in Anchorage to limit purchases. Now, it is causing some stores in Kodiak to institute rationing. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Bruin Burger, Anyone?

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Sunshine greeted the crowds at the 50th annual Kodiak Crab Festival, which opened today at noon. KMXT’s Casey Kelly was there and has this report. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). Read More »

LeDoux Responds To Ethics Charge Dismissal

{audio}images/stories/mp3/080522.ledoux_ethics.mp3″] Jay Barrett/KMXT The Select Committee on Legislative Ethics has dismissed a complaint against Kodiak Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux. However the panel said the Kodiak Republican and candidate for U.S. House created an "appearance of impropriety" by having the City of Unalaska pay for former staffer Christine Marasigan to join LeDoux on a three-day "legislative fly-in" to the community last August. ... Read More »

Trekkers Reach Chignik Lagoon

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Nearly one-year-ago, two trekkers began a 4,000 mile long journey from Seattle, Washington, en route to False Pass in the Aleutian Islands. Now in Chignik Lagoon, Erin McKittrick and her husband Bretwood “Hig” Higwood are close to the end of their trip. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

High School Senior Heads to Palmer For Democratic Convention

Mary Donaldson/KMXT High school senior Laura Ranney is just 18-years-old, and is already involved in Alaska politics. Ranney will be heading to Palmer this weekend to participate in the Alaska Democratic Convention. Mary Donaldson had the chance sit down with her and talk to her about what it’s like to be one of the youngest delegates for the convention. ### Read More »

Tusty Provides Trusty Service For Peninsula

Anne Hillman/KIAL The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Tustumena has connected remote villages with the rest of the state since 1964. Its southwestern route runs from Kodiak to Dutch Harbor and provides the most affordable form of transportation within the region. But as Anne Hillman found out, it’s more than just a cheap ride, it’s a community builder. Read More »

Blood Bank of Alaska Comes to Kodiak

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Blood Bank of Alaska will be parking its blood-mobile in Kodiak starting today (Tuesday). They are taking blood donations from interested donors throughout this week and over Memorial Day weekend. Read More »

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