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Girl Swimmers Dominate Homer Invitational

Casey Kelly/KMXT The Kodiak boys and girls swimmers fared well at the Homer Invitational Saturday, with the boys taking second and the girls finishing first overall in team competition. Kodiak’s girls blew the competition out of the water with 124 team points, soundly beating second place Homer, which had 71. Third place Wasilla had 43 points. The boys finished with ... Read More »

KHS Volleyball Manhandles Kenai

Casey Kelly/KMXT 0 < ![endif]--> The Kenai Kardinals were no match for the Kodiak Bears volleyball team this weekend. Kodiak handily defeated Kenai in three straight games on both Friday and Saturday to pick up their first conference wins of the young season. A busy week is ahead for the Bears’ spikers. The volleyball squad heads to Anchorage Thursday for ... Read More »

Without Dunbar, Bears X-Country Takes 3rd, 11th

Casey Kelly/KMXT Without the state’s top distance runner, the Kodiak High School cross country teams still managed a solid showing at the Palmer Invitational over the weekend. Trevor Dunbar, a senior and the reigning state individual champion, was busy checking out colleges this weekend. But fellow Senior Sam Salus picked up the slack, finishing second in the varsity 5-kilometer race ... Read More »

Friends Remember Former Kodiak Rescue Swimmer Skimin

Casey Kelly/KMXT Former Kodiak resident and Coast Guard rescue swimmer Dave Skimin is being remembered as a caring, funny, and loving man. Skimin died last Thursday in a helicopter crash while on a training flight near Honolulu, where he and his wife Sally moved three years ago. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Boiler Leak Takes Kodiak Island Brewery Off Line

Jay Barrett/KMXT Lovers of fine beer are bracing themselves for a potential shortage of ales, porters and more from Kodiak’s premier craft brewer. Kodiak Island Brewing Company owner Ben Millstein announced today (Friday) that a steam boiler in his Shelikof Street brewery has cracked, stopping production. Brewer Mike Trussell said water was leaking fast from the boiler when he discovered ... Read More »

Roberson $1000+ Closer To Goal

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Cycling Association of Kodiak Island held its annual Kodiak Coastal Centurion bike ride last weekend to help raise funds for one Kodiak resident, afflicted with an inherited disease that has no known cure. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

PFD And Energy Rebate Total $3,269

Jay Barrett/KMXT The State of Alaska announced at 10:30 this (Friday) morning the amount of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend check. It will be $2,069. This year, every eligible Alaskan will be getting a $1,200 bonus as an Energy Rebate, to help offset the increasing cost of heating fuel and electricity. The state legislature passed the rebate this summer during ... Read More »

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