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Cancer Relay This Weekend

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Kodiak Relay For Life fundraiser is taking place this weekend, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Mary Donaldson has the details. Mandy Clark is the event chair for the second annual Relay For Life fundraiser. She says this year’s event has about 21 teams of eight to 15 people each signed up to walk around the track at ... Read More »

Assembly Members:Glad It’s Over

Mary Donaldson/KMXT A series of Kodiak Island Borough lawsuits finally came to and end on July 8th, when a claim made by assembly members Louise Stutes, Reed Oswalt and Tom Abell was settled for a payment of 16 thousand, 700 dollars, which was only a portion of the 215 thousand the plaintiffs had requested. Everyone involved now agrees that its ... Read More »

Tips To Keep You Safe On The Water

Mary Donaldson/KMXT With the most coastline in the United States, Alaska has no shortage of water activities. But being on the water does bring risks, and even death, if you aren’t well prepared. Mary Donaldson has this report. Read More »

Borough Lawsuits Come To An End

Casey Kelly/KMXT The long and often ugly series of lawsuits between the Kodiak Island Borough and members of the borough assembly appears to have finally come to an end, as the latest lawsuit was settled for 16,700 dollars in legal fees. The case came to a close earlier this month when the borough’s insurance pool, the Alaska Municipal League Joint ... Read More »

Camps Pass On Alutiiq Culture To Youth

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The last Dig Afognak camp for kids ended yesterday (Tuesday). Mary Donaldson had the opportunity to experience the camp for a day to speak with camp coordinators, elders and gain insight into what youth take away from these camps. Read More »

KMXT Debuts Talk Of The Rock On Tuesday

Casey Kelly/KMXT In case you missed it, KMXT debuted the new Talk of the Rock today, in its new time slot Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m., following the KMXT Midday Report. Casey Kelly hosted, and his guest was Justin Oldham, the author of Tales From The Kodiak Starport, a book of science fiction short stories, set at the Kodiak Launch Complex ... Read More »

Senate Backs Moratorium On Discharge Permits

Casey Kelly/KMXT The U-S Senate today (Tuesday) unanimously passed a bill written by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, which gives commercial fishing boats and other small commercial vessels a two-year moratorium from permits for discharges under the Clean Water Act. Read More »

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