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Talk Of The Rock: Supreme Court Exxon Decision

This week on KMXT’s Talk Of The Rock, host Casey Kelly and guests discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to limit punitive damages in the Exxon Valdez case. Casey’s guests this week were Mike Warner from the Seattle law firm of Keller Rohrback, LLP, which administers the Exxon Qualified Settlement Fund, Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerome Selby, and Deedie Pearson, a ... Read More »

Talk Of The Rock: Supreme Court Exxon Decision

This week on KMXT’s Talk Of The Rock, host Casey Kelly and guests discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to limit punitive damages in the Exxon Valdez case. Casey’s guests this week were Mike Warner from the Seattle law firm of Keller Rohrback, LLP, which administers the Exxon Qualified Settlement Fund, Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerome Selby, and Deedie Pearson, a ... Read More »

Kodiak Villages React To SCOTUS Exxon Ruling

Casey Kelly/KMXT This week’s Supreme Court decision to reduce punitive damages in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case comes as a blow to many in the Alaska Native communities around Kodiak that were affected by the spill. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Still No Arrests In Two Kodiak Homicides

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The investigation into the homicides of Darrell Cavaness and Justin McGriff earlier this year are continuing. Treva Moore, the administrative assistant to Police Chief T.C. Kamai, says the department has been working closely with the State Crime Lab on both cases. Read More »

City Passes $55-Million Budget

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak City Council passed its annual budget at last night’s meeting. The general fund budget – that is salaries and operations – amounts to about 13-and-a-half-million dollars. There are 24-million-dollars for capital projects. Almost 2-million-dollars for insurance and retirement obligations, and there is 11-million in enterprise fund spending, largely related to water, sewer and the harbors. The ... Read More »

Island Lake Boating Season Underway

Jay Barrett/KMXT The motorized boating season on Kodiak’s Island Lake opened last week. After months of back and forth last fall, the borough assembly worked out a compromise that gave motorboat and jet ski users three days a week to enjoy the small lake surrounded by homes on Kodiak’s north side. Read More »

Exxon Ruling Disappoints Kodiak Fishermen

Casey Kelly/KMXT In Kodiak, home of the largest fishing fleet affected by the Exxon Valdez spill, fishermen and others are reacting with disappointment to yesterday’s news from the Supreme Court. Many were counting on a higher award to help them pay for things like retirement and upgrading their boats. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

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