Tag Archives: Tyler Kornelis

Arctic Nations Tour Microgrids, Exchange Green Energy Knowledge

Volcanic area of Krafla in Northern Iceland. Iceland uses hot springs like this one for its geothermal energy.(Photo by Fougerouse Arnaud / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A program is leading representatives of Arctic nations to Alaska, Canada, Iceland, and Greenland to look at the microgrids in remote communities. The Arctic Remote Energy Network Academy, or ARENA, is in the middle of ... Read More »

Forum Addresses Kodiak Food Systems

Facilitator Rachael Miller listens to ideas from the locals in the room and writes them down on the paper behind her. Kayla Desroches / KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT How do locals get good food when the produce shipped up from the Lower 48 is often so expensive and not so fresh? It’s an issue of concern for rural areas across the ... Read More »

Five Community Members Run for KEA Board

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Five members of the Kodiak Electric Association are running for three seats of three years on the KEA Board of Directors. Several of the candidates have run before. According to his bio in the annual membership meeting notice, businessman Ron Acarregui has served 16 years – as vice chairman for nine of them. Cliff Ford, assistant professor of ... Read More »

Kodiak Co-op Grocery Store to Apply for Business License

Spinach, a crop that grows well in Kodiak. Laura Ericson / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT The vision for a cooperative grocery store downtown is developing with the help of the co-ops that came before it. Merissa Koller-Williams with Healthy Tomorrows and Tyler Kornelis with the Kodiak Area Native Association are both involved in organizing the co-op and its storefront along with ... Read More »

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