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Tuesday Talk of the Rock

Classes resumed this week in the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and on KMXT’s Tuesday Talk of the Rock, host Jay Barrett discusses the state of the schools and why a new high school is needed in Kodiak. He’s joined by guests Ron Fried, KIBSD assistant superintendent, and district director of operations Scott Williams. Read More »

Tuesday Talk of the Rock

Classes resumed this week in the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and on KMXT’s Tuesday Talk of the Rock, host Jay Barrett discusses the state of the schools and why a new high school is needed in Kodiak. He’s joined by guests Ron Fried, KIBSD assistant superintendent, and district director of operations Scott Williams. Read More »

Kodiak Featured In National Ad Campaign

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Petal Ruch poses before a map of her friends in Kodiak who she’s recomm- ending Vaseline lotion to. (Mary Donaldson photo) Mary Donaldson/KMXT Vaseline brand lotion has chosen Kodiak as the main location to produce an ad campaign for its new clinical strength product. One local resident will be the star of the campaign, which will also include many more ... Read More »

Kodiak Gets The Chance To Think Outside The Bun

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Taco Bell/KFC employees scramble to keep up with orders on opening day. (Mary Donaldson photo) Mary Donaldson/KMXT Kodiak’s brand new Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell is Yum Brands first store combination of its kind in Alaska, and had it’s grand opening to the public Monday. Read More »

It’s Primary Election Day

Jay Barrett/KMXT The polls are open today for the Alaska Primary Election. Voting in town will be at Bayside Fire Hall, Teen Center, the Harbormaster’s Office, Women’s Bay Fire Hall, the Chiniak Library, as well as in village offices. Depending on which ballot one chooses, you can vote either in the open primary, which includes Democrats, Alaska Independence and Libertarian ... Read More »

First Day Of School for KHS, KMS

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Today marked (Monday) the first day of school for Kodiak High School and Kodiak Middle school students for the 2008-2009 school year, while elementary school will be opening their doors and classrooms on Tuesday. Read More »

A Delicacy Worth Waiting For

Jay Barrett/KMXT The new Taco Bell – Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant opened in Kodiak this morning, and the line was down the block long before the the first patron was let in. KMXT’s Jay Barrett spoke with Kathy Van Hatten via cell phone as she waited in line just before lunch time. Read More »

Bears Down Panthers 19-0

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears football team continues its start-of-the-season winning streak, blanking Northern Lights Conference rival the Skyview Panthers on Saturday in Soldotna. With a final of 19-to-0, it was a lower scoring affair than the Bears’ first two wins of the season. Kodiak quarterback Kevin Lepola provided the only scoring in the first half with an ... Read More »

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