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Midday Report – March 14, 2024

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivers the State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.

On today’s Midday Report with host Davis Hovey: The Alaska Avalanche School is coming to Kodiak this week to teach a course about avalanche safety. Alaska Public Media and the Alaska Beacon report on Gov. Mike Dunleavy potentially vetoing the education funding bill the Legislature passed, today is the last day he can veto it. And Ouzinkie’s school is fully …

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Ouzinkie school celebrates new teachers and presents maintenance asks to KIBSD

Ouzinkie’s head teacher gave the school’s annual presentation for the Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education at its meeting on March 11. The district struggled to keep teachers in Ouzinkie last year, but now has a new pair to lead the elementary and secondary students and is fully staffed this year. The head teacher, Estella Bryans, is in …

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Avalanche safety course offered in Kodiak to help prevent accidents and fatalities around the island

As warmer spring weather approaches, and the snow continues to build in the backcountry on Kodiak Island, conditions are prime for avalanches. This week the Alaska Avalanche School will be in Kodiak to provide classes for residents who want to be safe when recreating in avalanche areas. Chris Bruno, one of the instructors with the Alaska Avalanche School, formerly lived …

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Midday Report – March 13, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Davis Hovey: A recap of last week’s Pacific cod fishing closure in state-managed waters around Kodiak. KYUK reports on the USDA announcing which seafood companies it will buy salmon and pollock products from, totaling $125 million. Alaska Public Media has the details on the Alaska Legislature overturning eight of Gov. Dunleavy’s 12 executive orders, …

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‘Don’t tax us out of town,’ public responds to new Kodiak Island Borough property assessments

New property assessments for Kodiak went out in the mail starting February 29. On Thursday night, March 7, disgruntled residents filled the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly chambers to voice their concerns over the significant increases. KMXT’s Davis Hovey was at the assembly meeting and has this report: “Please don’t tax us out of town,” Sylvia Kavanaugh said. “In my adult …

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Talk of the Rock: Choose Respect March

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Jared Griffin speaks with Ellamy Tiller, Outreach Coordinator for KWRCC, and Danielle Butts, Family Services Coordinator for KANA, about the Choose Respect March. The Choose Respect March will take place Wednesday, March 27. Meet at the Auditorium parking lot at noon, and march with the community to end the epidemic of domestic …

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