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Local Election Season Upon Us

Jay Barrett/KMXT Election season officially kicked off yesterday (Monday) here in Kodiak, with the availability of nominating forms at both the city and borough clerks’ offices for Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, School Board, Kodiak City Council and several service area districts. Jay Barrett has more. Municipal Election Day in Kodiak is Tuesday, October 7. Read More »

Mr. Whitekeys’ ‘Kodiak by the Sea’

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Jay Barrett/KMXT Legendary Alaskan entertainer Mr. Whitekeys was in Kodiak Thursday filming scenes for his new DVD about Alaska History. KMXT’s Jay Barrett spent the afternoon watching the filming down at Saint Paul Harbor and has this story. The local peformers were: Claire Brodie, Kelly Cassidy, Kaila Cotler, Bethany Donohue, Paula Ensign, Marcia Lynn, Sarah Macintosh and Kimberly Martin. Read More »

Pink Salmon Run Weak So Far

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Commercial salmon catch forecasts for pink salmon are low this year. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Jeff Wadle(WAD-LEE) says humpies are coming in weak around most parts of the island. Read More »

Port Lions School ASB Concerned About Staffing

Casey Kelly/KMXT As the first day of school approaches later this month, the Kodiak Island Borough School District is busy hiring teachers to fill needs in different schools. But in some cases, especially at some of the village schools, teaching positions are being eliminated due to dropping enrollment. KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports. Read More »

New KHS Comes With $115-Million Price Tag

Jay Barrett/KMXT There are some mighty big numbers associated with building a new high school in Kodiak, but they don’t all have to do with its cost. Some of them have to do with savings – like 125-thousand dollars – which is how much money can be saved every year with a new energy efficient school. Jay Barrett has more. Read More »

Summer Program Focuses On Special Needs Students

Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak High School is once again offering a summer school program this year for students with special needs. As KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports, this summer’s session is just about over, and school officials say there might be changes in store for next year’s program. Read More »

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