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An End Is In Sight

Mary Donaldson/KMXT There are only days remaining for the paving of the Y-intersection downtown to be completed, and some business owners can hardly wait. Mary Donaldson has this update. Read More »

All-Star Boys Head To Anchorage

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Kodiak Little League 11 and 12 year old all star team had a pretty successful weekend of play in Kenai. Friday evening brought them an impressive win over Cordova, with a score of eight to nothing. Their last game of the tournament play was yesterday (Sunday) evening against Soldotna. Les James, one of the coaches traveling with ... Read More »

Murkowski Seeks Fishing Boat Exemption From Act

Jay Barrett/KMXT About 10-thousand commercial fishing boats in Alaska could be subject to new, far stricter environmental rules if legislation in the U.S. Senate eventually passes. But right now, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has put a hold on what is known as the Clean Boating Bill, because she says exemptions for pleasure boats need to be extended to smaller fishing ... Read More »

EVOS Plaintiffs Await Word On Interest Issue

Jay Barrett/KMXT Last week lawyers for the plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill punitive damages case filed a request with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking clarification on the question of interest payments on the judgment against Exxon Mobil Corporation. Andrew Ott, a plaintiffs’ attorney in Kodak, said the high court will issue an order on the decision in about ... Read More »

Kodiak Woman Named To AADC Board

Jay Barrett/KMXT On Friday Governor Sarah Palin appointed a Kodiak woman to the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation board of directors. Patty Tabon, manager of the North Pacific Fuel here, was appointed to a seat representing the private business sector. The governor also reappointed Sharon Anderson, owner of Anderson Business Consulting of Anchorage to another term. Tabon has worked for 30 ... Read More »

Kodiak Evaluating Its Carbon Footprint

Casey Kelly/KMXT The city and borough governments in Kodiak are teaming with a local non-profit on a study that will tell them how much greenhouse gas emissions they’re creating, and eventually help them develop ways to reduce and conserve energy. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Resident Recalls Early Days Of Scallop Fishing

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Salmon, crab and halibut aren’t the only seafood delicacies pulled from Kodiak waters. There is also the elusive and tasty weathervane scallop. Mary Donaldson spoke with a Kodiak resident who participated in the fishery when it first began in Alaska and has this report. Read More »

Council Rejects Bond Discussion

Jay Barrett/KMXT There was so much opposition to putting out another six-million-dollar bond to help pay for soaring costs of the new police station that the Kodiak City Council last night would not even vote to talk about it some more. A first reading of the ordinance that would have authorized letting the citizens of Kodiak vote on the bond ... Read More »

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