Recent News

KEA Gets $38M From USDA To Buy Terror Lake

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Kodiak Electric Association and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials pose with a giant check for 38-million dollars. The loan from the federal agency will help KEA purchase the Terror Lake hydroelectric plant. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT) Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak Electric Association has received a big boost in its efforts to purchase the Terror Lake hydro plant from the Four Dam ... 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 »

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 »

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