Candidates for U.S. Senate Weigh-in on Monitoring Methods

At podiums, left to right, Margaret Stock, Lisa Murkowski, Ray Metcalfe, and Breck Craig. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Four candidates for U.S. Senate participated in Kodiak’s traditional fisheries debate Wednesday night, and for two hours answered questions about everything from naval exercises in the Gulf of Alaska to which federal fishery would they participate in if they were fishermen. Panelists ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report Oct 13


Candidates for U.S. Senate were grilled over fish Wednesday night, but they wrapped up after we put the Alaska Fisheries Report to bed, so we’ll have a full recap next week; meanwhile, there is praise for a long-time champion of responsible fishing, and, the quota for crab out west is down. All that and more, coming up on the Alaska ... Read More »

Governor Speaks With Public During Kodiak Visit

Member of the public asks the governor a question. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Alaska is one state where the public has relatively easy access to its elected officials, and Governor Bill Walker put some time aside to speak with the community during a visit to Kodiak on Friday. The Chamber, the Afognak Native Corporation, and the City of Kodiak hosted ... Read More »

Chicken Ordinance Draws Kids to Assembly Meeting

Chicken looks into camera. Photo by Stewart Black / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT It’s not often that a child gives public comment at a Kodiak Island Borough Assembly regular meeting, but last week, a 10-year-old stood up for the right to keep chickens and roosters. On Thursday the assembly held a public hearing on an ordinance that would put a temporary ... Read More »

Run the Rock 2016 Results

 A beautiful day for a race! Another spectacular fall day greeted a crowd of 160 racers and their supporters at the 10th annual KMXT Run the Rock on Saturday. Thanks to all of our sponsors and all who came out to participate – we hope you had as much fun as we did. You’ll find the results for the races ... Read More »

Company Owner Gives Insight into the Rural Tourism Industry in Kodiak

Jeff Peterson with wife Lianna and daughter Zoe. Photo courtesy of Kodiak Combos Kayla Desroches/KMXT Professionals and aspiring business people will flock to Kodiak next week for Discover Company Owner Gives Insight into the Rural Tourism Industry in KodiakKodiak’s Rural Tourism Summit. The free event will feature guest speakers and serve as a venue for locals to pose questions and ... Read More »

KIB Assembly Election Profile: Monique Lewis

Monique Lewis, far left, talks at candidate forum. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Monique Lewis is running in Tuesday’s municipal election and wants to add the position of Kodiak Island Borough Assemblywoman to her current public service, which includes volunteering as a firefighter and sitting on the Chiniak library board of directors. Lewis says she has a desire to serve, and ... Read More »

Q & A: Candidates for Kodiak Island Borough Assembly

Tuesday night’s candidate forum. The three people in background are (left to right) Monique Lewis, Scott Smiley, and Matt Van Daele. Far left is Trevor Brown from the Chamber of Commerce, and far right is Lindsay Knight. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Three candidates for the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly participated in a Local Candidate Forum last night. Monique Lewis, Scott ... Read More »

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