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Vetoes Affect Kodiak Schools

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Late last week Governor Palin vetoed 268-million dollars in capital funds for Fiscal Year 2009 across the state. Kodiak’s Schools Seismic Mitigation Project was one of the items vetoed. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Bears 3rd, 10th At State Track and Field

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears track and field team went into the state championships over the weekend with high expectations of at least the boys repeating as state champions, but they came away disappointed. The boys were a distant third with 70 when the final scores were tallied, falling to Bartlett’s 92-points and Palmer’s 87. The Bears had ... Read More »

Stevens Reacts To Palin’s Vetoes

Casey Kelly/KMXT Governor Sarah Palin Friday vetoed 268-million dollars from the nearly 3-billion dollar state capitol budget passed by lawmakers last month. A number of local items were among the cuts and at least one lawmaker is upset with the governor. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Wounded Warriors Outdoors Project 2008

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Wounded Warriors Outdoors Project has taken place over the last two summers here in Kodiak. Beginning in July, a new group of veterans will be arriving to participate in this year’s program. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Palin Cuts Local Items From Capitol Budget

Casey Kelly/KMXT Governor Sarah Palin today vetoed 268-million dollars from the nearly 3-billion dollar state capitol budget passed by lawmakers last month. The largest local item to fall victim to the governor’s veto pen was 4-million dollars for a Kodiak schools’ seismic mitigation project. She also cut an additional 175-thousand for an earthquake-proofing project specific to Peterson Elementary School. Read More »

Wildland Fire Singes Two Acres

Jay Barrett/KMXT A small wildland fire scorched two acres at the end of Bruhn (broon) Point in Women’s Bay Wednesday evening. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. Women’s Bay Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dale Rice said the blaze was small when seven firefighters and two wildland fire trucks responded. Read More »

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