Recent News

Tusty Provides Trusty Service For Peninsula

Anne Hillman/KIAL The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Tustumena has connected remote villages with the rest of the state since 1964. Its southwestern route runs from Kodiak to Dutch Harbor and provides the most affordable form of transportation within the region. But as Anne Hillman found out, it’s more than just a cheap ride, it’s a community builder. Read More »

Blood Bank of Alaska Comes to Kodiak

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Blood Bank of Alaska will be parking its blood-mobile in Kodiak starting today (Tuesday). They are taking blood donations from interested donors throughout this week and over Memorial Day weekend. Read More »

Anglers Reel In 55-Pounders, But Rejected Peace Cup Entry

Jay Barrett/KMXT Judy Kidder with the Kodiak Peace Cup called in with an update from the first weekend of the King Salmon Derby. The current leader is from Old Harbor with a king weighing in at 47-point-five pounds. Second place also comes from there, at 42-point-seven pounds. A Kodiak fisherman is currently in third, with a weigh-in of 42-point-two pounds. ... Read More »

Villages Graduations Begin

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Casey Kelly/KMXT The first village graduations were held Friday in Port Lions and Ouzinkie. Here Ouzinkie students queue up for the procession. Three pre-schoolers, three kindergarteners, an eighth grader, and two high school seniors celebrated graduation in Ouzinkie. (Photo Casey Kelly/KMXT) The villages of Port Lions and Ouzinkie celebrated graduations on Friday. KMXT’s Casey Kelly was there, and filed this ... Read More »

Bears Sweep Region III Meet

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears made a clean sweep of the Region Three Track and Field championships in Palmer over the weekend. The girls scored 116 points to easily outpace Colony’s 102 and Wasilla’s 76. Skyview was fourth and Palmer was fifth. The boys’ championship was a little harder to come by, as it was won on the ... Read More »

Potential Hit-and-Run Vehicle Found

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak Police Department has announced that it may have identified the vehicle involved in the fatal hit-and-run that killed Justin McGriff nearly three weeks ago. A Crime Stoppers Hotline tip led police to the unidentified vehicle, according to a written statement from the police chief’s office. Detectives from the Kodiak Police Department and forensic scientists from the ... Read More »

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