Business

City council to consider edible marijuana and online sales tax during tonight’s regular meeting

The Kodiak City Council will consider allowing the sale of marijuana edibles within the city limits during tonight’s regular council meeting. The new ordinance is being introduced under New Business, which means there is no specific public hearing tonight. If it is advanced to second reading at the next meeting, a public hearing will be held then. However, there is …

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Chamber of Commerce launches letter-writing campaign to save KFC/Taco Bell

Kodiak Chamber of Commerce is rallying the community around the KFC/Taco Bell, after owner Debbie Rohrer announced last week that the restaurant would be closing. The Chamber is putting out a call for letters from the community in support of KFC/Taco Bell. They’re planning to send the letters to KFC and Taco Bell’s parent corporation, Yum! Brands. “Naturally when we …

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BREAKING Board of Fish votes to limit Kodiak salmon fishermen in two areas

BREAKING   BREAKING   BREAKING This is a breaking story. KMXT will update with more information in future news stories. KMXT’s Maggie Wall spoke with the chair of the Kodiak Salmon Workgroup, Duncan Fields, shortly after the Alaska Board of Fisheries voted to limit access to two traditional fisheries. Photo: ADFG. Kodiak salmon fishermen were dealt a major blow yesterday …

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Alaska minimum wage will go above $10 for first time

  Alaska’s increase in minimum wage, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, is good for low income workers, but will also be hard on local small businesses dependent on those workers, according to the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Sarah Phillips said…   “Naturally a wage increase always impacts our small businesses within the Kodiak community because that …

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