Recent News

City To Re-Bid Police Station Project

Casey Kelly/KMXT 0 < ![endif]--> The long and often contentious attempt to replace Kodiak’s aging police station and jail encountered another hurdle recently. The city’s deadline to submit bids on the construction project was October 10th. But when city officials went to open the bids, there was only one, from Alutiiq Management Services. Read More »

Student’s Note Locks Down Schools

Jay Barrett/KMXT The public buildings on Borough Hill were locked down for about a half hour Tuesday afternoon after a threatening note was found in the middle school just before 2 p.m. Kodiak Police Chief T.C. Kamai said police and school officials investigated and found that a male student left the note, which made vague threats towards the school and ... Read More »

A Century On This Earth

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Florence Welch, seated, is surrounded by friends and family at her 100th birthday celebration Saturday. (Jay Barrett photo) Jay Barrett/KMXT There is a very special birthday in Kodiak today. Florence Welch, who’s lived on the island since 1947, turns 100 years old. Jay Barrett has more. Read More »

Odell Bids Farewell To School Board

Casey Kelly/KMXT 0 < ![endif]--> With the results of the October 7th municipal election now official, the Kodiak Island Borough Board of Education on Monday welcomed one new member, and swore in two members who were re-elected. Read More »

Coast Guard Assists Drifting Equinox

Casey Kelly/KMXT The Coast Guard cutter Spar is assisting a disabled fishing vessel that lost power about 270 miles southeast of Kodiak over the weekend. The crew of the 58-foot Equinox, a Petersburg-based longliner, reported early Sunday morning that the vessel’s engine had lost power. The Spar reached the Equinox at about 1:30 a.m. Monday (today) to tow the vessel ... Read More »

KICVB To Host Cruise Ship Meeting

Casey Kelly/KMXT 0 < ![endif]--> The largest cruise ship season in Kodiak history wrapped up just about a month ago, and already the Kodiak Island Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is looking forward to next year. The KICVB will be hosting a public forum on Wednesday to get community input on the recently completed season and how to make next year, ... Read More »

Championship Not In The Stars For Bears

Jay Barrett/KMXT For the third straight year the Kodiak High School Bears football team made it to the state small schools championship game. But unfortunately, so did the Soldotna High School Stars, one of the most dominant football teams in Alaska history. With SoHi’s 28-to-6 victory over Kodiak Saturday, the Stars tied the all-time consecutive win record at 29 in ... Read More »

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