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Kids Enjoy New Playground Equipment On Selief

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Last Thursday was a perfect day for kids around Kodiak’s Selief Lane to enjoy the new playground equipment on the street (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). Casey Kelly/KMXT There are few better ways to spend a nice summer day than hanging out at the playground, climbing up the ladders, sliding down the slides, and swinging on the monkey bars. KMXT’s Casey ... Read More »

Low Burdens For Alaska

Mary Donaldson/KMXT In one instance, Alaska is at the bottom of the barrel, and that’s not a bad thing. A recent Tax Foundation special report says Alaska ranks last in tax burdens out of all fifty states. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Supreme Court Punts On Exxon Interest Decision

Casey Kelly/KMXT The US Supreme Court today (Tuesday) declined to rule on the issue of whether plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case should receive interest on top of their already reduced punitive damages from the 1989 spill that fouled thousands of miles of Alaska’s coastline from Prince William Sound to Kodiak and beyond. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Talk Of The Rock: Ballot Measure 4

Jay Barrett/KMXT On this week’s Talk of the Rock, Ballott Measure 4–The Clean Water Initiative. Will it protect fisheries, or just shut down mining, or both? This debate took place at the Best Western Kodiak Inn Monday, at a noon luncheon sponsored by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. Read More »

Talk Of The Rock: Ballot Measure 4

Jay Barrett/KMXT On this week’s Talk of the Rock, Ballott Measure 4–The Clean Water Initiative. Will it protect fisheries, or just shut down mining, or both? This debate took place at the Best Western Kodiak Inn Monday, at a noon luncheon sponsored by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. Read More »

Pool To Get Art, But Not Until Building Is Done

Casey Kelly/KMXT If you’ve driven down Mill Bay Road passed Coon Field anytime recently, you’ve probably noticed the new Kodiak High School pool building being constructed. While the project is still about a year from completion, the Kodiak Island Borough Board of Education is already talking about how to decorate it once it’s finished. Read More »

Stevens Reflects On Special Session

Jay Barrett/KMXT For most of last week the Alaska House and Alaska Senate were at an impasse over how to help residents out in the face of soaring energy costs. When the dust finally settled – just hours before the deadline – the House and Senate agreed on a measure that had more elements from the House version, including a ... Read More »

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