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City Council Election Final

City_Council_Tally (PDF) Jay Barrett/KMXT The final numbers are in for the Kodiak City Council election. The canvassing board released its figures Wednesday afternoon. There were only two candidates for the two open seats. Incumbent Tom Walters got 696 votes, while newcomer Paul Smith received 633 votes. There were 65 write-ins. There were 900 ballots cast, which is a 24-percent of …

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Final Election Tally

Final_Election_Results (PDF) Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough municipal election results are final. The canvass board count was released Wednesday afternoon, and is due to be certified by the borough assembly at Thursday night’s regular meeting. Voter turn out was 26 percent borough-wide, with 2,477 people casting ballots. That’s just a little bit higher than last year’s municipal election where …

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Shuyak Fund Doing Well – So Far

Jay Barrett/KMXT While financial markets around the globe try to stave off complete meltdown, the investments of individuals, states and municipalities have taken a hit – with no promise of a federal bail out. Meanwhile, the Kodiak Island Borough’s "Shuyak Fund" is weathering the financial storm, but, as Jay Barrett reports, figures aren’t in for the last two weeks of …

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Construction Doesn’t Slow Down Ouzinkie School


All four corners of Ouzinkie School are under construction this school year. The school is getting two new student bathrooms, a new food storage area, and a complete overhaul of its aging gym. Ouzinkie Principal Jake Parrett says it’s been challenging to run a school with so much going on, but workers have been very accommodating. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). …

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School Board Meets At Busy Ouzinkie School


School board members gathered in a classroom at Ouzinkie School Monday to hold the board’s monthly work session. It’s the second time members have met off the road system in the past year. The first was last spring in Old Harbor. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). 0 < ![endif]-->

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KHS Tennis: ‘End Of Season Is Our Season’

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Tennis Team, which is only in its third year, played in its second state championship tournament over the weekend. Head Coach Craig Johnson says twice as many players made the trip to Anchorage than last year, and the team performed well, especially considering their regular season is non-existant.

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