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KMXT Midday News: Monday August 17, 2020

This edition of the KMXT Midday News is hosted by Terry Haines. Some of today’s top stories include: Kodiak’s COVID-19 count climbs to 61 cases. State Transportation Commissioner John MacKinnon weighs in on the winter ferry schedule. And a new book is out about Sitka’s legendary Richard Nelson, who brought radio listeners closer to nature        

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Newscast–Friday, August 14, 2020

Jared Griffin presents the Midday Report featuring national headlines from NPR, and state and local stories on: Comment period for winter ferry schedule ends today The company that bought Ravn hopes to resume flying next month, but not in Kodiak. For now. Gov. Mike Dunleavy appoints Ethan Schutt with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium as a trustee for the …

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Newscast–Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Jared Griffin presents the Midday Report featuring national headlines from NPR, and state and local stories on: Candidates in state primary elections had a forum last night Sport fishing for sockeye salmon in Saltery reopened yesterday New launch window announced for Astra’s Rocket 3.1 Ravn Airlines is seeking to pay a quarter of million dollars in bonuses to executives and …

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Newscast–Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Jared Griffin presents the Midday Report featuring national headlines from NPR, and state and local stories on: Coast Guard crew from Air Station Kodiak medevacs a pregnant crewmember near St. Paul Trident Seafoods is looking to enter the kelp farming business SW AK Municipal conference has a new program to help small businesses receive aid Pink salmon run update Details …

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Newscast–Monday, August 10, 2020

Jared Griffin presents the Midday Report featuring national headlines from NPR, and state and local stories on: Kodiak’s COVID-19 count added one more case on Monday, a nonresident traveler Astra scrubbed their final rocket launch attempt The AK DOT released a proposed winter schedule for the AK Marine Highway system, which doesn’t look good for Kodiak ferry travel. Presidential candidate …

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Newscast–Friday, August 7, 2020

Jared Griffin presents the Midday Report featuring national headlines from NPR, and state and local stories on: Kodiak families should be getting the long-awaited school reopening plan soon Yesterday’s rocket launch was canceled, with the final attempt this evening Kodiak’s rental market is holding steady Wildlife officials killed four bears on Wednesday as part of their investigation into last week’s …

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Newscast–Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Jared Griffin presents the Midday Report featuring national headlines from NPR, and state and local stories on: An update on the Kodiak jogger who was attacked by a bear on Pillar Mt. A new COVID-19 case in Kodiak announced this morning Another round of funding from the small business emergency grant program for Kodiak Updates on Kodiak pink salmon and …

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