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Launch Possible This Week at Rocket Launch Facility

Kayla Desroches/KMXT It appears that the Pacific Spaceport Complex may have conducted a launch. The U.S. Department of Defense’s Missile Defense Agency has partnered with Alaska Aerospace Corporation on a couple of launches scheduled for this summer at AAC’s launch facility in Pasagshak. While the Missile Defense Agency and AAC declined to comment on the launch date or time due ... Read More »

Kodiak’s Coast Guard Auxiliary Holds Event to Clean Local Beaches

The Coast Guard Auxiliary in Kodiak is hosted a beach clean up event on Saturday, called Coast Walk. They extended an invitation to any willing volunteers to meet them at the Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park parking area at 9:00am. There the Coast Guard Auxiliary coordinated the cleaning efforts and handing out trash bags. Drew Herman, a member of Kodiak’s ... Read More »

Natasha Zahn Pristas Fills July’s Art Walk With Some Color

Natasha Zahn Pristas was one of the four local artists featured in this month’s Art Walk. She’s lived in Kodiak for 16 years and mainly works in collage, water colors, and ink. She displayed collages inspired by baby chickadees that hatched outside of her home. Pristas focuses on making pieces filled with bold colors that she hopes will bring joy ... Read More »

Village Schools Get New Flooring and Playground Equipment

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough is working to finish up infrastructure updates in the villages before students return to school. Matt Gandel says the borough replaced some of the flooring in the smaller Karluk and Ahkiok schools, and is now updating Ouzinkie. “So, we’re basically replacing the existing carpet with new carpet for the most part. There’s a little ... Read More »

Borough Works on Village School Infrastructure

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough is working to finish up infrastructure updates in the villages before students return to school. Matt Gandel says the borough replaced some of the flooring in the smaller Karluk and Ahkiok schools, and is now updating Ouzinkie. “So, we’re basically replacing the existing carpet with new carpet for the most part. There’s a little ... Read More »

Aimee Williams Hired as Discover Kodiak’s New Executive Director

Mitch Borden/KMXT Discover Kodiak recently hired a new executive director. After almost five years, the local tourist bureau’s former executive director Chastity McCarthy decided to step down so she could move to Arkansas to be closer to family. When Aimee Williams heard that Discover Kodiak would be looking for someone to fill McCarthy’s position, she was excited. Williams said,“I always ... Read More »

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