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NPFMC Meets In Kodiak

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The North Pacific Fishery Management Council began meeting in Kodiak today (Wednesday). Tune into KMXT News throughout the week for updates, and click here for a link to the council’s website where you can find an agenda and background information on many of the topics that will be discussed. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). Read More »

Bruins Prowling Monashka

Jay Barrett/KMXT The bears are restless on the edge of the city. Fish and Game’s bear biologist Larry Van Daele issued an alert this morning about bear activity in the Monashka area of town. Because the lids have not been secured properly, he said bears have been getting into Dumpsters and eating garbage in the Otmeloi, Three Sisters and VFW ... Read More »

Filing Deadline Close for Nonprofits

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Nonprofits in Kodiak are excited about a new way to bring in funding for their organizations. As KMXT reported last week, Permanent Fund Dividend applicants will be able to donate part of their annual check from the state to the nonprofit organization of their choice. Mary Donaldson has this update: Read More »

NPFMC Advisory Panel Turns Attention To Crab

Casey Kelly/KMXT The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Advisory Panel, meeting in Kodiak Tuesday, took up the issue of Bering Sea crab. Panel members received a report from the council’s crab committee, which is looking at making changes to the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization program. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Bristol Bay Oil And Gas Leasing Discussed Tonight

Jay Barrett/KMXT Jeff Loman, the deputy director of the Alaska Region of the U.S. Minerals Management Service is in Kodiak today to hold a scoping meeting on oil and gas drilling in Bristol Bay and the North Aleutian Basin – basically the waters north of the Alaska Peninsula. He dropped by the KMXT studios for a live interview on the ... Read More »

First Of Several Special Sessions Starts Today

Jay Barrett/KMXT The first of what could be three special legislative sessions this summer kicked off today in Juneau. This first session will be to discus the governor’s plan under the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act whether to award the trans-Alaska gasline to T-C Alaska, formerly known as Trans Canada. Read More »

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