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KEA Seeks Faster Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project Expansion

Kodiak Electric Association President and CEO Darren Scott testifying in favor of HR 220. Screen capture via YouTube Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Electric Association hopes to speed up an expansion of the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project. Congressman Don Young recently introduced a bill, House Resolution 220, for that purpose. On Tuesday, Young spoke before the House Subcommittee on Water, Power, ... Read More »

Old Harbor Student Contributes to PSP Studies

Joan Barnowsky with PSP presentation in Anchorage. Photo courtesy of Bobbi Barnowsky Kayla Desroches/KMXT A couple of Old Harbor students recently won recognition for their scientific experiments, one which tests for PSP. In late March, the 62nd  Alaska Science & Engineering Fair in Anchorage brought in over 200 submissions.  Among them were Ruby Taylor’s examination of the process of extracting ... Read More »

Kodiak Arts Council Hosts Gold Rush Themed Auction

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Arts Council will hold its annual auction this weekend. The council has been around for over fifty years, says Council Board President Veronica Costa Bolton, and the council not only raises money for the organization, but also exhibits local talent. “People donate art pieces, prints, sometimes original works of local artists, and it’s an opportunity to ... Read More »

An Upcoming Film Festival Features Kodiak Documentaries by and for Adventurous Souls

Kayla Desroches/KMXT A film festival Friday will fit some of Kodiak’s biggest adventures into one room. The event is in its eighth year and Island Trails Network Executive Director Andy Shroeder says it showcases the fantastic trips people have done over the year. “There is paragliding, sea cucumber diving, just everything you can imagine whether it’s commercial or professional or ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: NPFMC Electronic Monitoring Program

On today’s Talk of the Rock, we feature an excerpt of one of the presentations at this year’s ComFish. The ComFish trade show brought with it a series of forums from Wednesday to Friday last week. On Thursday, members of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council spoke before an audience about the electronic monitoring program they’re developing. Read More »

Saturday Brings a Day of Teaching, Art, and Culture

Kayla Desroches/KMXT A symposium this week will combine education and art. The Munartet Project, a collaboration of the Kodiak Island Borough School District, Kodiak College, Kodiak Arts Council, and the Alutiiq Museum, encourages an arts and cultures approach to teaching. That’s according to Joanne Knight, Arts and Cultures Coordinator with the school district. She says during the symposium this weekend, ... Read More »

Alutiiq Museum Hires Assistant Director

Rosanne Wilson. Courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alutiiq Museum has a new assistant director to help out its executive director with daily operations and be her “other hand.” Rosanne Wilson is a lifelong Alaskan from the southwest community of King Cove and comes to the museum with a background in business and human resources. She’s worked in ... Read More »

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