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Assembly Faces Full Agenda

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will fill two seats on the Solid Waste Advisory Board at tonight’s meeting. Mayor Jerome Selby makes the appointments, but the assembly must approve them. There are five residents seeking the two positions, four of whom were interviewed briefly by the assembly at its work session last week. They were Mary Forbes, Cindy ... Read More »

Figuring Out The Best Way To Can Walrus


Linda Tannehill from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service teaches a workshop on canning fish and meat in pint jars Tuesday at the Kodiak Fishery Industrial Technology Center. CES faculty were here this week to figure out the best way to can walrus meat. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). Casey Kelly/KMXT About 20 people crammed into a conference room ... Read More »

Controversial Speaker Coming To Town

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The University of Texas’ associate professor of criminal justice, Michael Gilbert, will be in town starting tomorrow (Friday) hosting several lectures on behalf of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, or LEAP. Gilbert considers himself a “drug warrior” and would like to rethink the war on drugs. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Port Security Cards Distributed

Jay Barrett/KMXT People who work on the water side of Kodiak’s docks have started lining up this week to pick up their new identity cards from the Transportation Security Agency, or TSA. There were 613 who enrolled for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential, also known as the TWIC card, in Kodiak. Read More »

After Nine Years, Nonprofit Closing Its Doors

Mary Donaldson/KMXT For years, the Living Room in downtown has provided refuge and a hot meal for Kodiak’s homeless residents and other services for those struggling to make ends meet. But after nine years, they are now forced to close their doors. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Kodiak Football League Preview

Today on KMXT’s Talk of the Rock, host Jay Barrett spoke with Kodiak Football League President Hamilton Long, Kodiak High School Bears Coach Todd Cook, and Doug Letch, one of the founders of the league and now the Voice of the Bears on KVOK radio, about the status of the league, its youth program and the upcoming high school season. Read More »

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