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Financial Disclosure Exemptions Split Statewide

Jay Barrett/KMXT Voters in the Kodiak Island Borough weren’t the only ones to vote down a measure that would allow officials to use less stringent financial disclosure forms. Propositions were on the ballots in nine Alaska communities, and it failed in five of them. The movement to exempt officials in municipalities around the state is the result of the Alaska ... Read More »

Troopers Ask Residents To Be Vigilant

Jay Barrett/KMXT In the aftermath of the night of arson that destroyed eight automobiles and 10-thousand dollars in construction material and equipment, the Alaska State Troopers are urging residents to be even more watchful and to take steps to discourage vandals in their neighborhoods. Read More »

Kodiak C-130 Crew Visits Kotzebue


Doris Thomas, a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Anchorage, shows "Coastie the Patrol Boat" to elementary school children and local community members from Kotzebue Monday. A C-130 crew from Air Station Kodiak also made the trip as part of the Coast Guard’s ongoing efforts to prepare for increased shipping traffic in the Arctic as climate change makes it ... Read More »

Prop 1 Fails; Dearth Of Candidates May Continue

Jay Barrett/KMXT Proposition One failed in Tuesday’s election. If passed, it would have exempted borough officials from the new, more detailed financial disclosure rules required by state law. The unofficial results, with all nine borough precincts reporting show the proposition lost by 85 votes, with 1,070 people voting no and 985 voting yes. Read More »

Kodiak Voters Reject Proposition 2, New KHS

Casey Kelly/KMXT 0 < ![endif]--> Voters in the Kodiak Island Borough rejected a 115-million dollar bond initiative Tuesday that would have funded a new high school building to replace the aging Kodiak High School. Although the election has yet to be certified, unofficial results have Proposition 2 going down by a 1,260 to 821 vote. Read More »

Quick Look At Election Results

2008_election_results_tally (PDF) Jay Barrett/KMXT While there was only one contested race on Kodiak Island during yesterday’s municipal election, there were two closely-watched ballot propositions. The one that has attracted the most attention and advertising dollars was Proposition 2, authorizing the sale of $115-million in bonds to build a new Kodiak High School. It failed 1,260 to 821. The increase in ... Read More »

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