Recent News

City Moves to Sell Land

Jay Barrett/KMXT At last week’s meeting the Kodiak City Council took the first steps towards putting three parcels of land into private hands. One lot in town has a buyer lined up, and another person is interested in two lots the city owns in Chiniak. The in-city lot is on Selief Lane, not far from Von Sheele, and is going ... Read More »

Arsonist Strikes Again in Bayside District

Jay Barrett/KMXT Three fires in three days kept not only the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department busy, but required mutual aid from the island’s three other departments. Two cars and one home were burned in what may be the latest in a series of arson fires set in the area this year. In the early hours of Saturday, a two-alarm fire ... Read More »

Dunbar Wraps XC Season with 2nd in Nationals


Erik Wander/KMXT Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar took second place Saturday in the annual Foot Locker high school national championship race at Balboa Park in San Diego, marking the best finish ever by an Alaskan at the national meet. KMXT’s Erik Wander has more. Read More »

Kodiak Grapplers 8th at State

Erik Wander/KMXT Kodiak High School took 10 wrestlers to the 4 A state championship meet at Chugiak High School over the weekend. All 10 Kodiak wrestlers were dropped to the losers’ bracket in the opening round Friday. In final results, Colony finished first at the meet with 264.6 total points, followed by North Pole with 163 and Lathrop with 148.5. ... Read More »

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 »

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