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Walton Leads Bears with Position on Conference All-Stars

The Northern Lights Conference announced its all-conference teams now that the football season wrapped up with the Soldotna Stars fifth consecutive state title. In fact, it was those Stars that swept the highest player awards. Brenner Furlong was offensive player of the year, Wendell Tuisaula was his defensive counterpart, and lineman of the year went to their teammate Kyle Marcuson. ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 15

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Beyond the Cover Feature: This month we feature James Rains, the local author of the apocalyptic biomedical thriller Afognak.  He discusses his book and reads an excerpt from it, as well as an excerpt from the next book in this series, entitled Chiniak.  James talks about his books, his writing style, offers advice to aspiring authors and writers, and explains ... Read More »

Panelists Bring Lighter Side to Fisheries Debate

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT Candidates for U.S. Senate participated in a fisheries debate in Kodiak this week, and not all of the topics were about federal fisheries issues and tax dollars. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, Democrat Ray Metcalfe, and independents Breck Craig and Margaret Stock stood up on stage and answered a round of more personal questions. The first was directed to ... Read More »

At City Meeting, Parents Express Concern for Commuting Kids

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT School road safety and gun restrictions were both issues that came up at last night’s Kodiak City Council regular meeting. The council held its second reading and public hearing of an ordinance that would restrict the discharge of firearms within city limits. It comes from a concern for pedestrians in areas where some hunters kill deer, such as ... Read More »

Candidates for U.S. Senate Weigh-in on Monitoring Methods

At podiums, left to right, Margaret Stock, Lisa Murkowski, Ray Metcalfe, and Breck Craig. Kayla Desroches/KMXT

At podiums, left to right, Margaret Stock, Lisa Murkowski, Ray Metcalfe, and Breck Craig. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Four candidates for U.S. Senate participated in Kodiak’s traditional fisheries debate Wednesday night, and for two hours answered questions about everything from naval exercises in the Gulf of Alaska to which federal fishery would they participate in if they were fishermen. Panelists ... Read More »

Rescue Swimmer to Cover Cold Water Immersion in Lecture

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O’Brien Starr-Hollow. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT A Coast Guard rescue swimmer will give a talk about cold water immersion tonight. O’Brien Starr-Hollow says most people are familiar with the term hypothermia, which is when the body’s core temperature drops and the body fights to rewarm itself. He says the first phase is cold shock. “That’s just that initial stage of ... Read More »

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