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Selby Explains Veto

Jay Barrett/KMXT Just when you thought the Mel Stephens lawsuit against the Kodiak Island Borough was finally over, the issue is coming back at this week’s assembly meeting. Mayor Jerome Selby vetoed a resolution passed on May 1st that would have paid the legal bills for three assembly members who hired their own attorney in the case. They were Tom ... Read More »

Fishing Group Wants Gear Shop On Near Island

{audio}images/stories/mp3/gearshop12may.mp3″] Casey Kelly/KMXT A group of local fishermen are looking to construct a warehouse and gear shop on Near Island. But the project hinges on the city council approving the sale of property to them. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more. Read More »

Bears Boys, Girls Win Kodiak Tri-Invitational Meet

Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak High School’s boys and girls track squads both won the Kodiak Tri-Invitational over the weekend against visiting teams from Juneau-Douglas and Palmer. The boys had 171 points to Palmer’s 145, and Juneau’s 99. The girls had 178 points to beat second place Juneau’s 157 and third place Palmer with 80. Read More »

Selby Vetoes Attorney Fees

Parliamentary Showdown Thursday Jay Barrett/KMXT Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerome Selby vetoed a resolution passed last week to pay the fees for three assembly members who hired their own attorney during the Mel Stephens lawsuit over attendance. Read More »

A Legacy Built To Last: The Russian American Magazin

{audio}images/stories/mp3/080508.historic_kodiak_book.mp3″] The Kodiak Historical Society will soon release a new book honoring the building that currently houses the Baranov Museum in downtown Kodiak. Written by Sue Jeffrey and edited by Mark Schreiter, “A Legacy Built to Last: Kodiak’s Russian American Magazin,” will soon be available at the museum and perhaps other retail outlets. Jay Barrett spoke with Historical Society Executive ... Read More »

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