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Superintendent Finalist Profile: Larry LeDoux

Larry LeDoux. Courtesy of the Kodiak Island Borough

Larry LeDoux. Courtesy of the Kodiak Island Borough Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak’s school board is on the search for a new Kodiak Island Borough School District Superintendent and will interview the three finalists in person on March 7. KMXT is speaking with the three individuals in the days before the Kodiak visit. Longtime Kodiak resident, Larry LeDoux, was a Kodiak principal ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Choose Respect March and Dinner Theater

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On today’s Talk of the Rock, one of the organizers of the upcoming Choose Respect March, Julie Beehler, joins host Kayla Desroches to talk about the state of domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska and the resources available to those in need. Then, organizers of an upcoming dinner theater say the event will tap into a whole bunch of ... Read More »

Superintendent Finalist Profile: Glen Szymoniak

Glen Szymoniak. Courtesy of Alaska Council of School Administrators

Glen Szymoniak. Courtesy of Alaska Council of School Administrators Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak’s school board is on the search for a new Kodiak Island Borough School District Superintendent and will interview the three finalists in person on March 7. KMXT is speaking with the three individuals in the days before the Kodiak visit. Out of all three finalists, Szymoniak is from ... Read More »

City Council to Look Over Budget Items at Special Meeting

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT The city may not be able to afford two new human resources employees and choose instead to stick with advertising for just one. The Kodiak City Council will work that out at a special meeting tonight. Back in December, the council voted to hire both a Human Resource Administrative Specialist and a Human Resource Manager to help with ... Read More »

Descendants Gather to Welcome Chirikof Ancestors Home

The boxes of remains transported from Anchorage to the Kodiak state airport. The ancestral remains are packed within many different layers, including various boxes, for safety. Kayla Desroches/KMXT

Father Innocent Dresdow performs service on the remains in the room where they’re being kept, in a lower level of the Alutiiq Museum. Photo by April Laktonen Counceller / Alutiiq Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT After years of work, ancestral remains from a 19th century settlement on Chirikof Island have returned home. In the 1960s, archaeologists removed the bones from Chirikof, which ... Read More »

Superintendent Finalist Profile: Cyndy Mika

Cyndy Mika. Little Elm Texas Independent School District website

Cyndy Mika. Little Elm Texas Independent School District website Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak’s school board is on the search for a new Kodiak Island Borough School District Superintendent and will interview the three finalists in person on March 7. KMXT is speaking with the three individuals in the days before the Kodiak visit. In her 23 years in public education, Assistant ... Read More »

Speakers Cover Climate Change From View of Humanities and Science

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT A series of talks Saturday will apply many different academic disciplines to one overarching theme: climate change. The day’s schedule includes perspectives from English studies, science, and archaeology. The Kodiak College Community Engagement Committee is responsible for the event’s organization. Committee member Libby Eufemio, an assistant professor of Alaska Native studies, says in the past they’ve brought a ... Read More »

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