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Trekkers Reach Chignik Lagoon

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Nearly one-year-ago, two trekkers began a 4,000 mile long journey from Seattle, Washington, en route to False Pass in the Aleutian Islands. Now in Chignik Lagoon, Erin McKittrick and her husband Bretwood “Hig” Higwood are close to the end of their trip. Mary Donaldson has more. Read More »

High School Senior Heads to Palmer For Democratic Convention

Mary Donaldson/KMXT High school senior Laura Ranney is just 18-years-old, and is already involved in Alaska politics. Ranney will be heading to Palmer this weekend to participate in the Alaska Democratic Convention. Mary Donaldson had the chance sit down with her and talk to her about what it’s like to be one of the youngest delegates for the convention. ### Read More »

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


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 »

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