Programs

Dog Eared Reads Episode 8

Beyond the Cover Feature: This month, in preparation of the Kodiak Public Library Association’s Annual Meeting on March 21st, we interview all 7 members of the KPLA board.  We discuss our lives and jobs here in Kodiak, as well as what inspired us to join the KPLA board.  We share our favorite KPLA-related stories, or talk about great books or ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Kodiak Food Co-ops

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks with two food co-op organizers, Dana Myers from the Kodiak Bounty Cooperative and Healthy Tomorrows Executive Director, Merissa Koller Williams, who’s putting together a food co-op with a committee as part of a year-long Kodiak initiatives plan. Koller Williams is currently in the process of requesting public input from Kodiak ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, a disaster is declared at the mouth of the Yukon because of the cannery fire there last month, flatfish harvesting gets another stamp of approval for sustainability, and fishermen race against the clock to be named deckhand of the year in Kodiak. We had help from KNOM’s Laura Kraegel and Mitch Borden in Nome, KMXT’s Kayla ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 31 March 2016

Coming up this week, Sitka herring wraps up without reaching its harvest targets – again; we get a preview of the next big fishery for the little fish; and preserving the history of our state’s canneries. We had help from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, KDLG’s Molly Dischner in Dillingham, Coast Alaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau and KMXT’s Kayla Desroches ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report 24 March 2016

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Coming up this week, the fire that raged uncontrolled in Emmonak last weekend spared much of the cannery there; as powerful boats cruised the sound, Sitkans sought to ensure strong herring runs in the future. All that and The Blob Part 2 – Revenge of The Blob. We had help from KNOM’s laura Kraegel in Nome, KCAW’s Brielle Schaeffer in ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: ComFish 2016

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks with a ComFish 2016 organizer, Julie Bonney, and two speakers who will give talks at ComFish about cannery history. The Kodiak Maritime Museum’s Toby Sullivan speaks about the murders of two cannery union workers and how they affected legislation about worker rights, and the Baranov Museum’s Anjuli Grantham gives an ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report – 17 March 2016

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Coming up this week, forget about the Jayhawks and the Tar Heels – the real March Madness could begin this week in Sitka Sound. Also, we get an update on Board of Fisheries actions, and the wide-ranging effects of The Blob. We had help from KFSK’s Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg, KDLG’s Molly Dishner in Dillingham, KUCB’s Greta Mart in Unalaska, ... Read More »

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