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House District 36 Candidate Forum

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The August primary election is a little less than a week away. Alan Austerman (left) is running unopposed in the Republican primary. Dave Kaplan (middle) and Andy Lundquist (right) square-off in the Democratic race. On Tuesday, KMXT aired a two-hour candidate forum featuring all three contestants, sponsored by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. Listen to or download both hours of ... Read More »

New Traffic Light On Downtown

Mary Donaldson/KMXT It’s been about a month since the paving of the Y-construction downtown has been completed. The last leg of the updated downtown is a new computerized traffic signal at the intersection of Marine Way and West Rezanof, which is expected to be fully operational by the end of this week. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Talk Of The Rock: Kodiak College

Casey Kelly/KMXT It’s a busy time at Kodiak College. Classes start in two weeks. Next week is open enrollment time and new student orientation, and classes are already filling up. KMXT’s Casey Kelly hosts this Talk of the Rock with guests Jenny Myrick, the Kodiak College registrar, English Professor Jared Griffin, and Education Program Director Delany Smith. Read More »

Talk Of The Rock: Kodiak College

Casey Kelly/KMXT It’s a busy time at Kodiak College. Classes start in two weeks. Next week is open enrollment time and new student orientation, and classes are already filling up. KMXT’s Casey Kelly hosts this Talk of the Rock with guests Jenny Myrick, the Kodiak College registrar, English Professor Jared Griffin, and Education Program Director Delany Smith. Read More »

Rare Ocean Bird Breeds On Kodiak Island

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey are teaming up in funding a research project aimed at studying a rare coastal bird in Alaska, which has recently been discovered to take up part of Kodiak Island as their breeding grounds. Read More »

Assembly To Accept Solid Waste Report Thursday

Casey Kelly/KMXT When the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meets Thursday, the issue of solid waste will again be on the agenda. The assembly faces three items dealing with a draft solid waste master plan prepared for the borough by Bell and Associates. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Eco Challenge Tests Participants’ Mettle

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Participants in the 6th annual Kodiak Eco-Challenge gather at Nemetz Park Saturday prior to the start of the race. It took more than 10 hours for the winning team to finish. (Photo courtesy Pam Foreman). Pam Foreman/Special to KMXT Ten hours, 19 minutes and four seconds. That was the winning time at the sixth annual Kodiak Eco-Challenge held this weekend. ... Read More »

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