Recent News

Visitor Bureau Board Slate Announced

Jay Barrett/KMXT The slate of candidates for the three open seats on the Kodiak Island Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors was announced on Friday. There are six candidates, but none of them are incumbents. That guarantees a change in the board’s officers, as President Jan Pennington is not seeking re-election to the board. Joining her in leaving the ... Read More »

Recycler Seeks Contract Extension

Erik Wander/KMXT Threshold Services Incorporated is requesting a six month extension to its current contract with the Kodiak Island Borough to provide community recycling services. The current pact expires December 31st. Threshold is developing a curbside recycle pick-up program set to begin January 15th. KMXT’s Erik Wander has more. Read More »

Dunbar 2nd by Seven Seconds at Nationals

Jay Barrett/KMXT Kodiak High School senior Trevor Dunbar placed second at the national cross country running championships in San Diego Saturday. His time over the five kilometer course was 15 minutes 22 seconds. First place went to Solomon Haile of Silver Spring, Maryland, who won in 15:15. Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

On the Alaska Fisheries Report this week: Federal agents raid Ocean Beauty Seafoods headquarters in Seattle and plants elsewhere; North Pacific Fishery Management Council has a lot on its agenda at its meeting in Anchorage; And fishermen have started getting their Exxon Valdez Oil Spill checks. All that and more, coming up on this week’s edition of The Alaska Fisheries ... Read More »

City Gears Up for Manager Search

Erik Wander/KMXT With Kodiak City Manager Linda Freed set to retire at the end of April, the city has begun the process of finding her replacement in the hope of filling the post by the time she steps down. KMXT’s Erik Wander has more. Read More »

New Woodfuel Supplier Hopes Business Catches Fire

Erik Wander/KMXT Kodiak residents in need of firewood for the winter season may have only one option this year. Peter Olsen, who started Kodiak Wood Fuels in October, is entering his first winter season in the firewood business, but few areas of the island remain for people to cut their own firewood. KMXT’s Erik Wander has more. Read More »

Free WordPress Themes - Download High-quality Templates