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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 »

Man and Robot Companions Retrieve Equipment Lost at Sea

An example of one type of ROV. NOAA-owned model, Deep Discoverer, gets a closer look at a ferromanganese-encrusted outcrop on an unnamed seamount in the eastern region of the Samoan Exclusive Economic Zone. (Photo by NOAA Ocean Explorer / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Sometimes companies or agencies lose their equipment at sea. And rather than leave an expensive investment behind on ... Read More »

Kodiak Organizes Community Talent Show

Chair on stage. (Photo byHernán Piñera / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT St. Mary’s School is putting together a venue for Kodiak residents to share their musical prowess, their tall tales, and their dance moves. The talent show will follow the example other communities in Alaska have set. Specifically, Sitka’s Monthly Grind. Jeff Budd from Sitka flew into Kodiak this week to ... Read More »

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