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The Sun’aq Tribe Wants to Collaborate with the City of Kodiak on Some Future Projects

Mitch Borden/KMXT At the  Kodiak City Council’s work session tonight, there will be a presentation about the Sun’aq Tribe’s Tribal Transportation Program, also known as TTP, and projects it’d like to collaborate with the city on. In a letter to assistant city manager Matthew Van Daele, the Sun’aq Tribe’s Transportation Coordinator Randy Boskofsky outlines some tasks the two organizations could ... Read More »

A Look Into Kodiak’s Sea Cucumber Dive Fishery

Ivanoff shows off a cooked sea cucumber. (Photo by Kayla Desroches/KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT One of Kodiak’s smaller fisheries opened last week. Around 20 or 22 people dove for red sea cucumbers during its first 48 hours. Diver Reuben Ivanoff holds up a bag of cooked sea cucumbers. They’re spiky, brownish, and long like slugs. He and the crew, some of ... Read More »

Coast Guard Flies Hunter Back to City

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The U.S. Coast Guard located a missing hunter Saturday. According to a Coast Guard press release, the 41-year-old touched base with his hunting party at about 5 p.m. Friday. He was supposed to meet his companions near Selief Bay on Raspberry Island. He didn’t show up. At about 7 p.m., the hunting group called the Alaska State Troopers ... Read More »

Alaska Nonprofits Band Together to Bring Performers to State

Postmodern Jukebox, the next group coming to Kodiak.Zaldun Urdina / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Community arts councils from around the state are meeting in Tacoma, Washington this week. The Arts Northwest Booking Conference is a chance for Alaska nonprofits to agree on which performers to bring into the state. Kodiak Arts Council executive director Katie Oliver says, once there, they’ll watch ... Read More »

ADF & G Releases Salmon Season Numbers

A pair of spawning salmon. Katrina Mueller / USFWS Kayla Desroches/KMXT With the salmon season wrapping up, state agencies are taking a look at how different management areas fared. Last week, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released preliminary data about the 2017 state commercial salmon harvests. Out of a total of about 31,000,000 million fish caught in Kodiak, ... Read More »

Shop the Rock Logo Winner Draws Mountains, Eagles, Foxes, Fish

Illustration by Uptown Shop the Rock logo contest winner, Amanda Davis. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Uptown Shop the Rock, a festival aimed at encouraging local shopping along Mill Bay road, just announced the results of its logo contest. The winner fit some of Kodiak’s most famed icons into a circular design surrounding a map of the island itself. A fox, salmon, salmonberries, ... Read More »

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