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Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Coast Guard medevac’d a man from a vessel 60 nautical miles north of Cold Bay Thursday afternoon. A crewmember aboard the fishing vessel American Dynasty was suffering from symptoms of appendicitis, and watchstanders sent a rescue team from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak to the location. Once there, the Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted and transported ... Read More »

Council to Consider Resolutions Supporting Tustumena Replacement, Governor’s Budget

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak City Council may pass a resolution to support the replacement of the aging ferry Tustumena. The Tusty has been in commission since 1963, and it’s also a priority on the Kodiak Island Borough’s 2018 state capital improvement project list. Items included on that list are ones that will be considered for state funding in addition to ... Read More »

March for Life Comes to Kodiak

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT A march on Saturday will give pro-life community members the opportunity to show their solidarity. The march has been going on since 1974, one year from the date that Roe v Wade made abortion legal across the United Sates. One of the Kodiak organizers, Jill Bull, said that ruling sparked the annual January 22 march. “There was just ... Read More »

Pink Salmon Season Declared Fishery Disaster

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT Last week, the 2016 pink salmon season in the Gulf of Alaska officially earned the status of a fishery disaster. Pink salmon harvests were poor across the board last year. For the Kodiak management area for instance, fishermen pulled in 3.25-million pinks out a forecasted 16.2 million. Other affected areas include Prince William Sound, the Chignik Management Area, ... Read More »

Baranov Museum Seeks Volunteers for Museum Inventory

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Baranov Museum is about to hunker down and do a full inventory of its collection. Executive Director Tiffany Brunson says their holdings date back to pre-history and they’re constantly collecting artifacts from modern day. For instance, the Baranov just acquired signs and a banner from the recent Women’s March in Kodiak. She says they carried out their ... Read More »

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