Recent News

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 »

Registration Deadline Today

Jay Barrett/KMXT Today (Friday) is the deadline to register to vote in the Kodiak Municipal Election on October 7. Technically, the deadline is on Sunday, but to sign-up in person with a registrar at the city or borough clerks’ offices, the effective deadline is 5 p.m. Friday when their offices close. Read More »

Palin Vetoed 4-Million For Kodiak Schools Seismic Projects

Casey Kelly/KMXT Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is being praised for delivering an impressive speech Wednesday in accepting the role of running mate to Republican presidential contender John McCain. Palin touted her executive experience and said that if elected president, McCain would use veto power in "the public interest." KMXT’s Casey Kelly has a look at how well that statement is ... Read More »

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