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Interview with Sen. Lisa Murkowski

The complete interview with Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. In addition to the items covered in the story, Jay Barrett also spoke to her about offshore aquaculture, Hugo Chavez supplying heating oil to Alaskans, her colleagues Ted Stevens and Don Young, and her relationship with Governor Sarah Palin. Read More »

Murkowski Visits Kodiak


Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska’s junior senator, Lisa Murkowski was in Kodiak over the weekend. She visited the Coast Guard base to praise those involved in the Alaska Ranger rescue earlier this year, and held a community meeting at Fishermen’s Hall. She also dropped by the KMXT studio to chat with Jay Barrett. Murkowski pins a medal to the chest of rescue ... Read More »

Kodiak Coast Guardsman Helps Uncover Attu Remains

Casey Kelly/KMXT Crews from the United States and Japan returned to Kodiak early this morning (Thursday), after about two weeks on Attu Island in the Aluetians, where they were searching for the remains of 2,300 Japanese soldiers killed during World War II. As KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports, a Kodiak Coast Guardsman played an instrumental role in unearthing the only remains ... Read More »

Tales From The Kodiak Starport


Jay Barrett/KMXT A new science fiction book about Kodiak will soon be published. Jay Barrett spoke with Justin Oldham, author of “Tales from the Kodiak Starport,” a work of speculative fiction about the Kodiak Launch Complex, which will be published in June. Oldham is an author and political blogger who lives in Anchorage. You can find out more about his ... Read More »

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