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Women’s Retreat: An Opportunity To Be Revived

Mary Donaldson/KMXT An independent committee of women from many different church congregations in Kodiak are hosting their 11th annual women’s retreat on Woody Island this weekend. Mary Donaldson had the chance to catch up with Questa Harper, an event organizer, at Camp Woody where she was busy getting ready for the retreat. Read More »

New Library Cause Taken Up By Ad Hoc Group

Jay Barrett/KMXT With the city of Kodiak struggling to build a new police station and jail, and the borough embarking on a 100-million-dollar-plus push for a new high school, there’s a group that believes there’s room for considering the construction of a new Kodiak library. The Kodiak Public Library Association, a private, ad hoc group, is spearheading the push for ... Read More »

Incumbents Shun Posts In Upcoming Election

Casey Kelly/KMXT A lot of familiar names will be missing from the local election ballot when Kodiak voters go to the polls this October. Four incumbents for prominent local government seats have decided not to seek re-election. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Gustav Forces Former Kodiak Family To Evacuate New Orleans

Jay Barrett/KMXT Former Kodiak resident Peggy Morris now lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, with her husband Chuck and son Cody. Like most people there she evacuated the Crescent City in the face of Hurricane Gustav, which bore down on them exactly three years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. Jay Barrett talked with Peggy live during today’s KMXT Morning News. Read More »

September Is Energy Efficiency Month

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Governor Sarah Palin announced just last week that September is Energy Efficiency Month in the state of Alaska. Mary Donaldson has more. In addition to Governor Sarah Palin’s recent actions in her short-term energy plan, like the energy resource rebate, she has added a special meaning to the month of September to try and shape the minds of ... Read More »

Fishing Industry Reacts To Palin’s VP Nod

Casey Kelly/KMXT When she ran for Governor in 2006, Sarah Palin received broad support from the state’s fishing industry. Palin touted herself as a commercial fisherman, having worked at her family’s setnet site in Bristol Bay. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more 0 < ![endif]--> on how fishermen are reacting to her selection as the Republican Party’s nominee for vice president. Read More »

No Contested Races In Borough Elections

Jay Barrett/KMXT When voters in the Kodiak Island Borough go to the polls five weeks from today they will see a lot of empty spaces on the ballot. The final candidate list was released at 5 o’clock on Friday by the Kodiak Island Borough Clerk’s Office. On both the assembly and the school board there are only two people running ... Read More »

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