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Dunbar Breaks Abercrombie Record Against West

Jay Barrett/KMXT Trevor Dunbar broke the course record at Fort Abercrombie during a dual meet with West Anchorage High School on Saturday. He shaved four full seconds off the 15-minute 24-second record held by a form West runner. Dunbar’s 15-20 was nearly a minute faster than second place teammate Sam Salus. Dylan Anthony came in at 16-43 for a sweep ... Read More »

KHS Spikers Open Season With Losses On The Road

Casey Kelly/KMXT The Kodiak High Volleyball team dropped a pair of close conference matches to the Wasilla Warriors this past weekend up on the mainland. Kodiak Coach Rick Carman says it was disappointing to start the season by dropping two matches, but he felt like the team improved with each game. Volleyball takes on Kenai this coming weekend in its ... Read More »

Bears Down Kenai 19-14, Remain Ranked 3rd

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears continued their winning ways Saturday with a close 19-to-14 away game victory over the Kenai Kardinals. The Bears and the Kards traded touchdowns and penalties all day, with Kodiak scoring three TDs but only one point-after. Read More »

Deadline Looms, Leaving Borough Seats Vacant

Jay Barrett/KMXT Today at 5 p.m. is the deadline for running for any Kodiak Island Borough office. According to the clerk’s office only one person has so far signed up for the three open seats on the assembly. That’s Judy Fulp. Two incumbents have signed up to run for the pair of two-year seats on the school board – Jeff ... Read More »

Palin For Veep Surprises Many In Kodiak

Casey Kelly/KMXT –Jay Barrett/KMXT The only universal reaction on the streets of Kodiak appears to be surprise. Other than that, Kodiak voters are mixed on whether or not Palin was a wisechoice for the McCaincampaign. That’s Brian Chandler, a cook at the Channelside Chowderhouse, localRepublicanParty head Bob Brodie, City Councilman Terry Haines, Don Roberts and Andrea Anderson talking about John ... Read More »

T-Shirts Say Thanks To Cannery Workers


Kodiak City Councilman Gabriel Saravia (center) had the idea to congratulate Kodiak’s processing workers by giving them free T-shirts that say "Thank You" in 21 different languages. Saravia got the idea from a similar T-shirt giveaway in Cordova last summer. The shirts were paid for by eight local canneries and the city council joined in by issuing a proclamation recognizing ... Read More »

Demand For New Program Overwhelming

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Alaska Housing Finance Corporation’s Energy Rebate Program isn’t working as smoothly as it could be. The program is so popular, energy raters statewide are having trouble keeping up with the new demand, causing many who signed up wait months before any work can be started. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

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