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Kodiak Maritime Museum moves Thelma C to permanent spot downtown

The Thelma C in its permanent location downtown by Trident Seafoods. (Photo by Pam Foreman / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Maritime Museum just moved its future outdoor exhibit, a historic fishing vessel, to its permanent location downtown. Museum executive director Toby Sullivan says the Thelma C has been in the museum’s collection since 2005 and it was built following ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov. 09, 2017

Kayla Desroches/KMXT On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is opening up tanner crab for harvest in the Kodiak Management Area for the first time since 2013. Also, in the world of sea cucumber harvest, Alaska is stepping up to meet demand. We had help from KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and the Alaska ... Read More »

High school swimmer breaks own state record

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak high school swim team ended its season on a good note. The season runs from August through November and they walked away from the state championship Saturday with a few different awards. Assistant swim Coach Maggie Rocheleau says Marina Cummiskey was recognized as outstanding female swimmer of the year and Talon Lundquist as the male swimmer ... Read More »

Council discusses annexation at its work session

The City of Kodiak sign at the Kodiak Island Borough Building. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT At the Kodiak City Council’s work session last night, deputy city manager Matt Van Daele presented information about the city annexing land outside its limits. The area discussed includes Service District Area Number 1 and Fire Protection Area Number 1. The city is ... Read More »

Alaska meets global demand for sea cucumbers

Sea cucumbers in a store in Chicago. (Photo byJuan Carlos Martin / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The sea cucumber fishery in Southeast opened for harvest in the beginning of October. It’s now half way through its season. And, much like salmon this year, it looks like the state’s sea cucumber harvest is also finding success on the global market. Out of ... Read More »

Alaska Aerospace Corporation starts company for out-of-state services

Alaska Aerospace Corporation launch facility in Narrow Cape. (Photo courtesy of AAC) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alaska Aerospace Corporation will establish a subsidiary to handle its out-of-state services. AAC conducts rocket launches from the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Narrow Cape and its corporate offices are in Anchorage. It’s contracted with both the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and private businesses. It’s also ... Read More »

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