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More Sixth Graders Headed For KMS

{audio} images/stories/mp3/sixth_graders_6_may.mp3″] The plan for moving some sixth graders into Kodiak Middle School next year is starting to come together, and it now appears to include moving more students to the school. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Malutin Appointed to PWS RCAC Board

New Chenega Bay Rep Also Named Kodiak’s Iver Malutin will be representing the Kodiak Village Mayor’s Association on the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Committee. RCAC spokesman Stan Jones announced that change, among others Tuesday. Read More »

Assembly OKs 1 Year Extension with Alaska Waste

Alaska Waste {audio}images/stories/mp3/080506.borough_waste.mp3″] The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a one-year contract extension with Alaska Waste to collect garbage on the road system. Borough Manager Rick Gifford said the current contract had one- and two-year contract extensions, with incentives for the longer term: Read More »

Island Air Service Offering Summer Flights To Homer

Island Air Service Attempting To Attract Tourists To Kodiak {audio}images/stories/mp3/island_air_homer_5_may.mp3″] Tourists wanting to make their way to Kodiak will soon have a new option for travel between the island and the mainland, at least for the summer. KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports. Read More »

Northern Edge Starts Today

{audio}images/stories/mp3/080505.northern_edge.mp3″] Thousands of soldiers, sailors and Marines will be conducting war games over large swaths of Alaska and the Gulf during the next two weeks, as the annual Northern Edge exercise kicks off today (Monday). Read More »

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 »

Mr. Whitekeys Brings ‘Sleazy Spenard’ To Kodiak

Jay Barrett/KMXT {audio}images/stories/mp3/080502.mr_whitekeys_2way.mp3″] Tomorrow night Alaska’s most famous showman, Mr. Whitekeys, and his band the Spamtones, will be playing two shows to kick off KMXT’s Spring Fundraising Drive. He dropped by our studios yesterday afternoon and chatted with Jay Barrett: — (Mr Whitekeys 2Way 4:44 “… I couldn’t be happier to be in Kodiak.”) The two shows Mr. Whitekeys will ... Read More »

Four Dam Pool Meetings Bring KEA Closer To Buying Terror Lake

{audio}images/stories/mp3/4_dam_pool_2_may.mp3″] Scott Says Deal Should Be Done By The End Of This Year Kodiak Electric Association President and CEO Darron Scott just returned from the Four Dam Pool Power Agency meeting in Wrangell. The agency is working on a restructuring plan that would allow KEA to purchase the Terror Lake Hydroelectric plant for 38-million dollars. Scott says the meeting was ... Read More »

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