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It’s Primary Election Day

Jay Barrett/KMXT The polls are open today for the Alaska Primary Election. Voting in town will be at Bayside Fire Hall, Teen Center, the Harbormaster’s Office, Women’s Bay Fire Hall, the Chiniak Library, as well as in village offices. Depending on which ballot one chooses, you can vote either in the open primary, which includes Democrats, Alaska Independence and Libertarian ... Read More »

First Day Of School for KHS, KMS

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Today marked (Monday) the first day of school for Kodiak High School and Kodiak Middle school students for the 2008-2009 school year, while elementary school will be opening their doors and classrooms on Tuesday. Read More »

A Delicacy Worth Waiting For

Jay Barrett/KMXT The new Taco Bell – Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant opened in Kodiak this morning, and the line was down the block long before the the first patron was let in. KMXT’s Jay Barrett spoke with Kathy Van Hatten via cell phone as she waited in line just before lunch time. Read More »

Bears Down Panthers 19-0

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears football team continues its start-of-the-season winning streak, blanking Northern Lights Conference rival the Skyview Panthers on Saturday in Soldotna. With a final of 19-to-0, it was a lower scoring affair than the Bears’ first two wins of the season. Kodiak quarterback Kevin Lepola provided the only scoring in the first half with an ... Read More »

German Media Get A Taste Of Alaska Seafood

Casey Kelly/KMXT Recent data suggests that while Japan and other Asian markets continue to lead the way for importing Alaska seafood, the rest of the world is quickly catching up, especially the countries that make up the European Union. The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is trying to take advantage of Europeans’ interest in Alaska fish by bringing journalists from the ... Read More »

Assembly OKs Bell Report, SWAB Recommendations

Casey Kelly/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has accepted the recommendations of its Solid Waste Advisory Board for long-term solid waste collection and disposal services, as well as a solid waste management plan prepared for the borough by Bell and Associates. Now, the borough is getting ready to solicit bids for the collection of trash. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Bears 3rd, 9th At Skyview Invite

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School cross-country team had a good showing at the Skyview Invitational over the weekend in Soldotna. More than 800 runners from around the state gathered at the Tsalteshi (salt-esh-ee) Trails for the first large meet of the year. Once again, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar has established himself as the runner to beat, winning the boys’ race ... Read More »

Assembly OKs New KHS Bond Ordinance

Casey Kelly/KMXT Voters in Kodiak will decide in October whether or not the community should get a new high school. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly last night (Thursday) voted to put a 115-million dollar bond initiative on the municipal election ballot. But even the project’s most ardent supporters admit it will be tough sell. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

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