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New Executive Brings non-Profit and Social Media Savvy to Threshold

Kodiak’s recycling center, which is also a reliable place of employment for many residents with developmental difficulties, has a relatively new executive director who is just wrapping up her first three months on the job. Stephanie Mason took over the helm of Threshold Services on October 1st. “Once I heard about threshold and Threshold’s mission, I was so excited about ... Read More »

2016 Year End Review

Kayla Desroches / KMXT The year 2016 was one of change, sometimes drastic. Not just throughout the world, but here at home, too. Our borough has a new mayor, a new manager, and is soon going to need a new superintendent of schools. A Czech car company named an SUV for our town in the past year, and just a ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 29 December 2016

Coming up on this last show of the year, we take a peek at the IPHC’s crystal ball for its January meeting, the dearth of chinook in the Chilkat drainage looks like it’ll continue, and, we get a follow up on the trans-boundary mine situation. All that and more, as we wrap up 2016 on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We ... Read More »

Deadline Approaching for Deciding on Marijuana Regulations

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Time is almost up for the City of Kodiak and Kodiak Island Borough to decide how marijuana businesses should look in their areas. The city council and borough assembly updated each other on their progress at their joint work session last week. Each body has a committee to advise it on regulation for marijuana business and cultivation. At ... Read More »

Preliminary Forecast Predicts Above Average Pink Season in 2017

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game recently released its preliminary 2017 salmon forecasts for the Kodiak Management Area, and it paints a much rosier picture for pink salmon in the new year. The humpy harvest in 2016 was an unmitigated disaster for Kodiak fishermen, with just 3.25-million fish delivered, on a forecast of 16.2-million. The wild pink salmon harvest, ... Read More »

Alaska Board of Fisheries to Meet in Kodiak

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alaska Board of Fisheries gives anyone the chance to submit proposals and influence regulation. The board of seven members meets four to six times every year, and in January it will review and accept – or reject – those proposals in Kodiak. Todd Anderson, Fish and Game Assistant Area Management Biologist, will present to the board on ... Read More »

Body of Young Fisherman, Missing Two-Plus Days, Found

Gary Alexanderoff Jr. The body of a young Old Harbor fisherman who went missing in Kodiak early Christmas morning has been located. That word came just after 12 noon from the Kodiak Police Department. Gary Alexanderoff Jr. had been last seen around 3 a.m. Sunday heading to St. Herman Harbor from downtown Kodiak, however there were no other details released. Read More »

Letter From Kodiak’s Past Found On Wall

Letter written on the wall by Phyllis Sundberg, framed in the house in which it was found. Photo by Kayla Desroches Kayla Desroches/KMXT Houses can be historic in many senses – for instance, the history that families create. Recently, the owner of one house on a hill found a little of that family history while renovating. I meet Dave Wilmot ... Read More »

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