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Selby Vetoes Attorney Fees

Parliamentary Showdown Thursday Jay Barrett/KMXT Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerome Selby vetoed a resolution passed last week to pay the fees for three assembly members who hired their own attorney during the Mel Stephens lawsuit over attendance. Read More »

A Legacy Built To Last: The Russian American Magazin

{audio}images/stories/mp3/080508.historic_kodiak_book.mp3″] The Kodiak Historical Society will soon release a new book honoring the building that currently houses the Baranov Museum in downtown Kodiak. Written by Sue Jeffrey and edited by Mark Schreiter, “A Legacy Built to Last: Kodiak’s Russian American Magazin,” will soon be available at the museum and perhaps other retail outlets. Jay Barrett spoke with Historical Society Executive ... Read More »

Kaplan Announces Dist. 36 Candidacy

Only Democrat Running So Far Kodiak documentary filmmaker Dave Kaplan is entering the race to be the representative for state House District 36. Kaplan made the announcement late last evening. So far he is the only Democrat seeking the seat being vacated by Republican Representative Gabrielle LeDoux. LeDoux is foregoing re-election to the state house to take on Representative Don ... Read More »

St. Mary’s, Kodiak Christian Kids Learn To Tie Flies

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{audio}images/stories/mp3/coho_carnival_7_may.mp3″] The one they call the Fish Man is back in Kodiak for the Coho Carnival, the culmination of a yearlong educational program put on by St. Mary’s Catholic School and Kodiak Christian School. On Tuesday, students learned to tie fly fishing flies that resemble the different life stages of juvenile salmon. Read More »

More Sixth Graders Headed For KMS

{audio} images/stories/mp3/sixth_graders_6_may.mp3″] The plan for moving some sixth graders into Kodiak Middle School next year is starting to come together, and it now appears to include moving more students to the school. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

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