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Assembly Pays Legal Bills

Stephens Lawsuit Over Jay Barrett/KMXT It appears that the Mel Stephens versus the Kodiak Island Borough lawsuit is finally over. The assembly voted 5-to-2 last night to pay the legal bills of its members — something that has caused months of tension and contention. There was never any question the legal services of the borough’s contract attorney, Matt Jamin, would ... Read More »

US Senate Passes Filipino Veterans Legislation

{audio}images/stories/mp3/filipino_vets_pass_24_april.mp3″] Bill Now Heads To US House The United States Senate Thursday (today) passed a bill to expand veterans’ benefits, including a provision to restore full U.S. veterans’ status to all Filipino World War II vets. Alaska Senator Ted Stevens championed the measure, along with Senators Daniel Inouye and Daniel Akaka of Hawaii. In a statement read into the Senate ... Read More »

Maritime Museum Presents Shipwreck Talk

{audio}images/stories/mp3/shipwrecks_24_april.mp3″] Museum Presents Tastes And Tales Of The Sea VI Casey Kelly/KMXT Lisa Polito/KMXT The Kodiak Maritime Museum will present a talk this weekend about a pair of shipwrecks that occurred in Alaska during the first half of the 20th Century. It’s part of the museum’s annual Tastes and Tales of the Sea fundraising dinner. Mike Burwell will give the ... Read More »

KFC-Taco Bell Combo Coming To Kodiak

If you’ve been down Mill Bay Road near Safeway anytime this week, you’ve probably noticed the construction going on at the old, dormant KFC building. It’s part of the long-rumored plans of local Subway mogul Dan Rohrer to bring a joint Taco Bell-KFC to Kodiak. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). {audio}images/stories/mp3/taco_bell-kfc_23_april.mp3″] Read More »

A Gift For Earth Day

Rick Pillans and the staff of Threshold Recycling Services received a cash award from the US Department of Agriculture Tuesday, as part of the agency’s celebration of Earth Day. (Photo by Fred Hawley/KMXT). Read More »

Hatcher Honored By KEA Board

Bob Hatcher (left) is honored by Kodiak Electric Association Board Chairman Cliff Davidson at Monday night’s 66th annual membership meeting. In the background is Hatcher’s grandson, Tyler Terrel. Hatcher is leaving the board after 33 years, during which the Terror Lake hydroelectric plant came on board and KEA started its wind power project. For the full story, click here . ... Read More »

Hatcher Gives Up KEA Seat After 33 Years

Veteran Directors Says Low Cost Electricity Has Been Priority For the first time in more than three decades, the Kodiak Electric Association Board of Directors will not include Bob Hatcher, who decided to not to run again this year, after more than 33 years of service. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has this profile of the man who’s been working to bring ... Read More »

Millstein, Ranney Join KEA Board

Ron Accarregui Reelected To Another Term {audio}images/stories/mp3/kea_meeting_22_april.mp3″] Ben Millstein and Cecil Ranney are the newest members of the Kodiak Electric Association Board of Directors. Ron Accarregui has also been re-elected to the board, as announced at last night’s (Monday’s) annual membership meeting. Read More »

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