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Kodiak Loses Civic Leader

Jay Barrett/KMXT A long-time public figure in Kodiak died Monday evening. Dave Woodruff, who operated Alaska Fresh Seafoods for decades, and who helped shape the community with his service on the Kodiak City Council, passed away in Anchorage after a long fight with cancer. Read More »

Recalling KPD HQ Need 25-Years Later

Jay Barrett/KMXT Last week the city of Kodiak finally broke ground at the site of its new police station on Mill Bay Road. It was something that was in the works for literally decades. Maggie Wall, producer of The Leg Head Report was a KMXT reporter 25 years ago and remembers covering the issue back then. She reminisced with KMXT’s ... Read More »

Stevens Conviction Reversed

Steve Heimel and Libby Casey/APRN Former Senator Ted Stevens conviction on charges of concealing gifts has been reversed. In a Washington D.C. courtroom this morning, Judge Emmett Sullivan called the prosecution misconduct in the Stevens case, "the worst he’d ever seen," and granted a motion to reverse the conviction and drop all charges against the former Senator. Stevens told Sullivan ... Read More »

Teen Fisherman Medevac’d Off F/V Collier Brothers

Jay Barrett/KMXT An injured 19-year-old crewman was medevac’d from a trawler off Kodiak Island Sunday night. Coast Guard spokesman Kurt Fredrickson said an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak responded after the call came in at about 7:30 p.m. The chopper arrived about an hour latter and hoisted Michael Calahan aboard. Calahan was injured when his right arm ... Read More »

NPFMC Passes Cod Endorsements

Mike Mason/KMXT A decision reached Friday afternoon by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council has the potential to dramatically change the Federal Pacific Cod fisheries in the Gulf of Alaska. Mike Mason was there and filed this story. Read More »

Related Sustainability Links

Alaska Center for The Environment: http://www.akcenter.org/ Alaska Conservation Foundation: http://alaskaconservation.org/ Alaska Marine Conservation Council: http://akmarine.org/ Alaskans for Litter Prevention & Recycling: http://www.alparalaska.com/ Alaska‘s Wind Industries: http://www.akwindindustries.com/ A Recycling Revolution: http://www.recycling-revolution.com/recycling-facts.html Center for Ecoliteracy: http://ecoliteracy.org/about/index.html Earth 911: http://earth911.com/ Education for Sustainable Development: http://www.esdtoolkit.org/default.htm Energy Savers: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/consumer/tips/ Find ways to reduce waste of all kinds at Reduce.org: http://www.reduce.org/ For more on Climate ... Read More »

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Did you know that each ton of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, three cubic yards of landfill space, 4000 kilowatts of energy, and 7000 gallons of water. This represents a 64% energy savings, a 58% water savings, and 60 pounds less of air pollution!The 17 trees saved can absorb a total of 250 pounds of ... Read More »

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