Recent News

Nuisance Bears Roam Northside

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Kodiak has put out another warning for residents of the city’s north end neighborhoods to keep an eye out for foraging bears. Kodiak wildlife biologist Larry Van Daele says about seven bears have been roaming the neighborhoods on the north end of town quite a bit lately. One sow with ... Read More »

Booze Tax Looks Increasingly Unlikely

Jay Barrett/KMXT It didn’t take long for it to become apparent at last (Tuesday) night’s Kodiak City Council work session that there was little if any support for raising the tax on alcohol to help pay for the soaring costs of the new police station and jail. Read More »

Sweet Treats Traveling Around Town

Mary Donaldson/KMXT There’s a new traveling business in town that you may be seeing in your neighborhood on a nice day. They were close to KMXT’s headquarters Tuesday afternoon and Mary Donaldson caught up with them Read More »

Smooth Sailing On The Y


A front-end loader dumps fresh asphalt into a paving machine’s hopper downtown at The Y intersection Tuesday afternoon. After more than a year, the road, with new medians and traffic patterns, is almost done. (KMXT photo by Jay Barrett ) Read More »

Borough Consultants Talking Trash

Jay Barrett/KMXT The people of Kodiak will get a chance to provide feedback on the draft solid waste plan the borough commissioned. Two representatives from the consulting firm of Bell and Associates are in town this week to hold a series of meetings on what Kodiak can do about its garbage. Presentations will be made before Noon Rotary Tuesday, at ... Read More »

Dodgeball Anyone?


Mary Donaldson/KMXT Driving down Mission Road in Kodiak is almost like playing a game of dodge ball, except you aren’t dodging a ball, you’re dodging potholes. Kodiak motorists have been dealing with the growing potholes for years now, and some wonder if anything will ever be done to fix the problem. Mary Donaldson has more. The condition of Mission Road ... Read More »

Peace Cup Banquet Tonight

Jay Barrett/KMXT The results are in for the Kodiak Peace Cup King Salmon Derby, and the awards ceremony and banquet will be held this evening. The top prize will go to Billy Boyce, a Washington angler, who reeled in a 65-point-4-pound king salmon. Two other Evergreen State fishermen were in second and third. Darryl Jensen hooked a chinook just one ... Read More »

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