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Park Has New Features

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park has added a little more stretch of trail to its park. What’s new is that it’s not just for pedestrians. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

Davidson Will Not Seek Re-Election To City Council

Jay Barrett/KMXT Long-time Kodiak City Councilman Charlie Davidson has announced he will not seek a sixth consecutive term on the city’s ruling body. That word from City Clerk Debbie Marlar late yesterday after Davidson informed her of his decision. He had just taken a nominating packet on Tuesday night at the city council work session, but announced the next day ... Read More »

Lundquist And Kaplan Even Closer With All Precincts Reporting

Jay Barrett/KMXT It took until after midday (Wednesday) for all the State House District 36 precincts to report in, but even after the last two did, the outcome of the tight race for the Democratic nomination was no clearer. With 14 of 14 precincts reporting, candidates Andy Lundquist and Dave Kaplan are now only seven votes apart: Lundquist leads with ... Read More »

Dearth Of Candidates For Local Office

Jay Barrett/KMXT There are 19 opportunities to run for local elective office here in Kodiak, scattered between city council, borough assembly, school board and service areas. But as filing deadlines approach this Friday and next, only two people have thrown their hats into the ring. Read More »

LeDoux Philosophical In Defeat

Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak’s current representative for House District 36, Gabrielle LeDoux, ran in the Republican primary for U.S. House of Representatives, where she faced incumbent Don Young and Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell. As results started rolling in early in Tuesday evening, it became apparent that Young and Parnell would be locked in a tight battle for the party’s nomination, while ... Read More »

District 36 Race Too Close To Call

Casey Kelly/KMXT Alaskans went to the polls yesterday in the state Primary Election, voting on everything from races for U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate seats to state House seats and four ballot measures. The only local race that was contested was the Democratic primary for state House representing District 36. At this point, with only an unofficial tally ... Read More »

KEA Gets $38M From USDA To Buy Terror Lake


Kodiak Electric Association and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials pose with a giant check for 38-million dollars. The loan from the federal agency will help KEA purchase the Terror Lake hydroelectric plant. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT) Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak Electric Association has received a big boost in its efforts to purchase the Terror Lake hydro plant from the Four Dam ... Read More »

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