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Coast Guard Opens Winter Base in Cold Bay

MH-60 Jayhawk parked in Cold Bay. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charly Hengen/Coast Guard) Mitch Borden/KMXT Early this week Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak opened up its forward operating base in the Aleutian community of Cold Bay. The base consists of one MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and an aircrew. The facility is active from October to mid-March. Petty Officer Charly ... Read More »

KMXT Marathon Draws Out-of-Staters

Half marathon and 10k runners at KMXT event, Run the Rock. (Photo by Pam Foreman / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT KMXT held its annual Run the Rock this weekend. Participants could run or walk a 5k, 10k, half-marathon, or marathon. A couple of people flew into Kodiak just to take part. Amanda Naatz is from Indiana and her goal is to ... Read More »

Alaska Aerospace Corporation Foresees Growing Commercial Market

Alaska Aerospace Corporation launch facility in Narrow Cape. (Photo courtesy of AAC) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Alaska Aerospace Corporation is seeing continued success in the commercial market. That’s according to CEO and President Craig Campbell, who will present to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly at its regular meeting Thursday. AAC has entered into a few different commercial contracts alongside a multi-year, multi-million ... Read More »

National Weather Service Makes Students Tsunami Ready

Tsunami hazard zone sign. (Photo by hansol / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Representatives from the National Weather Service visited schools in the City of Kodiak last week to speak about tsunami readiness. Forecaster Joe Wegman says the original goal of visiting the city was to check in on the weather stations, where local observers keep track of things like daily temperature, ... Read More »

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