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Hatcher Gives Up KEA Seat After 33 Years

Veteran Directors Says Low Cost Electricity Has Been Priority For the first time in more than three decades, the Kodiak Electric Association Board of Directors will not include Bob Hatcher, who decided to not to run again this year, after more than 33 years of service. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has this profile of the man who’s been working to bring ... Read More »

Millstein, Ranney Join KEA Board

Ron Accarregui Reelected To Another Term {audio}images/stories/mp3/kea_meeting_22_april.mp3″] Ben Millstein and Cecil Ranney are the newest members of the Kodiak Electric Association Board of Directors. Ron Accarregui has also been re-elected to the board, as announced at last night’s (Monday’s) annual membership meeting. Read More »

Stevens Argues For U.S. Veterans’ Status For Filipino WWII Vets

{audio}images/stories/mp3/filipino_vets_23_april.mp3″] Stevens Says It’s A Matter Of Honor Senator Ted Stevens is ramping up efforts to restore U.S. veterans’ status to all Filipino World War II veterans. During floor debate on the Veterans’ Benefits Enhancement Act Tuesday, Stevens gave an impassioned speech about the need to recognize Filipinos who served the United States during World War II. He said the ... Read More »

Ads Ask ‘Had Enough? Vote Democrat’

{audio}images/stories/mp3/democrat-ads-17-april.mp3″] If you’re one of those people who scour the classified in the newspaper then you’ve seen the 8- to 10-line ads in the “Attention” column asking if you’ve had enough with the status quo, and if so, suggesting you vote for a Democrat this year. Jay Barrett has the story behind those ads: Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report With Casey Kelly April 17

{audio}images/stories/mp3/AFR_17_April_2008.mp3″] From KMXT in Kodiak, this is the Alaska Fisheries Report with Casey Kelly. Coming up this week… The Alaska legislature wraps up its 90-day session, we’ll take a look at some of the fishy items that passed. Pollock industry money funds research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. And, Southeast’s seine fleet prepares to get smaller. Those stories and ... Read More »

High Wind Expected To Diminish Tonight

{audio}images/stories/mp3/high_wind_two-way_16_april.mp3″] A windstorm that’s been forecast for a couple days hit Kodiak early this morning with a vengance. The wind was gusting well over 100 miles per hour in Saint Herman Harbor before noon. Kodiak Harbormaster Marty Owen dropped by the KMXT studio this morning and we talked with Jay Barrett about the chaos on the waterfront: — (HIGH WIND ... Read More »

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