Tag Archives: Kodiak

Kodiak residents need to be ready for future disasters

Chief Mullican goes over Kodiak’s recent tsunami evacuation. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT The Kodiak Island Local Emergency Planning Committee held its quarterly meeting yesterday. The main topic of discussion was last month’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake that shook the Gulf of Alaska. “It was registered as the tenth largest earthquake in Alaskan recorded history. So, it was a pretty ... Read More »

Demonstrators gather in Kodiak for 2018 Women’s March

Kodiak’s Women’s March 2018. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT Kodiak joined cities across America this weekend by hosting its second annual Women’s March. People of all ages gathered with their hats, mittens, and homemade signs to walk for women’s rights. KMXT’s Mitch Borden was there and has this report. Kodiak kicks off its second Women’s March on a chilly, ... Read More »

Multiple thefts reported just outside of Kodiak

Mitch Borden/KMXT Two cars and a variety of other things were stolen over the weekend from residents of Cliffside Drive and Otmeloi Way. Two neighborhoods outside the city of Kodiak. Currently, the Alaska State Troopers are investigating the thefts. The vehicles were both recovered. One near where it was stolen and the other inside Kodiak’s city limits. Sergeant Cornelius Sims ... Read More »

Kodiak may ban plastic shopping bags later this year

Single-use plastic shopping bags on the street. (Photo by Velkr0/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT It’s looking like some plastic shopping bags will be banned in Kodiak this year. At the Kodiak City Council work session last night, the council heard an update on the proposed embargo from members of the Kodiak Island Borough Solid Waste Advisory Board. The possible ban would make ... Read More »

Remembering Judge Roy Madson

Roy Madsen 1923 – 2017 (Photo courtesy of Roy Madsen,Joint Archives of the Alaska Court System and the Alaska Bar Association) Mitch Borden/KMXT Judge Roy Madsen passed away earlier this week at his home in Kodiak. The first Alaska Native to become a Superior Court Judge and was a pillar of the community who helped make history throughout his 94 ... Read More »

Galley Tables is getting a little salty this month

Laura Smelser performs at Galley Tables. (Photo courtesy of Galley Tables) Mitch Borden/KMXT This month’s Galley Tables is upon us and the theme is salty, which can cover a lot of different kinds of stories. “It could be about using salt in your cooking. It could be about something that brings tears. It could be about an old rascally character. ... Read More »

Local fishermen may soon be able to sell fish from their boats

Fishing fishing boats moored in Kodiak. ( Photo by James Brookes/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT At its last regular meeting, the Kodiak city council advanced an ordinance, that would allow fishermen to sell their catch to customers directly from their vessels, to its second reading. If passed the ordinance would allow the harbormaster to issue permits to fishermen that’d let them sell ... Read More »

Trick-or-treaters takeover downtown Kodiak for an afternoon

Trick-or-treaters dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT Yesterday, businesses opened their doors in the middle of the afternoon to celebrate Halloween by passing out candy to trick-or-treaters of all shapes, sizes, and ages. KMXT’s Mitch Borden walked around talking to people about how their Halloween was going and what kind of candy they were getting. ... Read More »

Students gather in Kodiak to prepare for the future

Students from all-around the Kodiak region gather for this year’s TAY Event. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Dunbar/KIBSD) Mitch Borden/KMXT Students from all across the Kodiak archipelago are gathering in the city of Kodiak for the Kodiak Area Native Association’s annual Transitional Age Youth Event, also called the TAY Event.  It started on Tuesday and ends on Saturday. The local nonprofit ... Read More »

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