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200 Librarians Meeting in Kodiak

Jay Barrett/KMXT Scores of librarians will descend on Kodiak Friday for the annual Alaska Library Association meeting. City of Kodiak Library Director Joe D’Elia describes it as a learning opportunity for the participants, many of whom come from small communities. The Alaska Library Association convention starts on Friday. The keynote address by Willie Hensley at 9:15 Saturday morning in the …

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A Very Literary Talk of The Rock

Jay Barrett/KMXT This week on Talk of The Rock, we welcome City of Kodiak Library Director Joe D’Elia, who is hosting the Alaska Library Association convention here starting Friday. Also, Toby Sullivan, who is organizing the Second Annual "Kodiak Out Loud" and Moe Bowstern, one of the poets/writers who will perform on Saturday at 7:30 in the Gerald C. Wilson …

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A Very Literary Talk of The Rock

Jay Barrett/KMXT This week on Talk of The Rock, we welcome City of Kodiak Library Director Joe D’Elia, who is hosting the Alaska Library Association convention here starting Friday. Also, Toby Sullivan, who is organizing the Second Annual "Kodiak Out Loud" and Moe Bowstern, one of the poets/writers who will perform on Saturday at 7:30 in the Gerald C. Wilson …

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School Administration Floats New High School Bond

Erik Wander/KMXT Despite the failed bond on a new high school in October, the Kodiak Island School Board continues to discuss the matter. The district’s director of operations updated the board on plans to enable a second public vote of the high school initiative at the school board work session last night, with modifications.

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Tax-Free Day Deemed Successful

Erik Wander/KMXT The first annual tax free day in Kodiak took place on Saturday, and many local merchants and the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce are calling it a success, with both proprietors and shoppers benefitting greatly.

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Bidding Open for Bayside Addition

Erik Wander/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough is currently accepting bids for the Bayside Fire Station addition, which will allow the station to house vehicles and equipment that are currently being stored outside.

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Lady Bears Advance to State

Jay Barrett/KMXT 4agirlsbracket 65.18 Kb < ![endif]--> < ![endif]--> The Kodiak High School Lady Bears are the Cinderella Team from the Northern Lights Conference, and will be going to the state championship tournament. They secured their first berth to the big dance in over 20 years by compiling a 3-and-1 record during the three-day conference regionals here over the weekend. …

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