Recent News

Crewman Missing from Crabber Seabrook

Anne Hillman/KUCB The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell overboard from a crab boat this morning. The 40-year-old crew member was tangled in a line while setting a crab pot from the Kodiak-based fishing vessel Seabrooke at about 10 a.m. The boat was fishing for tanner crab about 22 miles northwest of Cold Bay. Coast Guard Petty ... Read More »

Koniag Buys Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer

Jay Barrett/KMXT A subsidiary of Kodiak’s regional Native Corporation has purchased an Anchorage company which builds control systems for the Alaska oil industry and other heavy duty applications. Koniag Development Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koniag Incorporated, purchased Dowland-Bach for an undisclosed sum. Koniag President and CEO Will Anderson says the acquisition will allow Koniag to expand in-state. Read More »

CHARR New Year’s Eve Cab Program Results in No DUI Arrests

Erik Wander/KMXT For the third year in a row the New Year’s holiday resulted in no drunk driving or DUI arrests in Kodiak, according to the Kodiak Police Department. The Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association, or CHARR, once again provided free cab rides on New Year’s Eve. KMXT’s Erik Wander has more. Read More »

Salvage Plans Underway After Grounding of F/V American Way

Jay Barrett/KMXT Two men from Chignik, Jim Brewer and Jay Kingsley, intentionally grounded the 38-foot fishing vessel "American Way" on Aghiyuk Island Sunday afternoon after their engine failed and the ship began to ice up. They were on their way from Kodiak to Chignik. Aghiyuk Island is about 200 miles southwest of Kodiak and 60 miles east of Chignik. The ... Read More »

Kennicott Bangs Up Pier Two

Jay Barrett/KMXT The State of Alaska could be getting a 20-thousand dollar repair bill from the city of Kodiak soon, after the ferry Kennicott damaged the fenders on Pier Two while trying to depart in high winds two weeks ago. Deputy Harbor Master Lon White said the wind was coming at just the right direction to pin the 382-foot ferry ... Read More »

Dunbar Discusses U of Portland Choice

Erik Wander/KMXT Kodiak High School senior Trevor Dunbar has chosen to attend the University of Portland this fall on a full-scholarship. Dunbar chose the Pilots after weighing a number of offers from larger colleges. In October Dunbar set a course record at the Adidas Cross Country Classic in Portland and came in second in the Foot Locker National Championships. KMXT’s ... Read More »

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