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Dearth Of Candidates For Local Office

Jay Barrett/KMXT There are 19 opportunities to run for local elective office here in Kodiak, scattered between city council, borough assembly, school board and service areas. But as filing deadlines approach this Friday and next, only two people have thrown their hats into the ring.

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LeDoux Philosophical In Defeat

Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak’s current representative for House District 36, Gabrielle LeDoux, ran in the Republican primary for U.S. House of Representatives, where she faced incumbent Don Young and Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell. As results started rolling in early in Tuesday evening, it became apparent that Young and Parnell would be locked in a tight battle for the party’s nomination, while …

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District 36 Race Too Close To Call

Casey Kelly/KMXT Alaskans went to the polls yesterday in the state Primary Election, voting on everything from races for U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate seats to state House seats and four ballot measures. The only local race that was contested was the Democratic primary for state House representing District 36. At this point, with only an unofficial tally …

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KEA Gets $38M From USDA To Buy Terror Lake

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Kodiak Electric Association and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials pose with a giant check for 38-million dollars. The loan from the federal agency will help KEA purchase the Terror Lake hydroelectric plant. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT) Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak Electric Association has received a big boost in its efforts to purchase the Terror Lake hydro plant from the Four Dam …

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Tuesday Talk of the Rock

Classes resumed this week in the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and on KMXT’s Tuesday Talk of the Rock, host Jay Barrett discusses the state of the schools and why a new high school is needed in Kodiak. He’s joined by guests Ron Fried, KIBSD assistant superintendent, and district director of operations Scott Williams.

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Tuesday Talk of the Rock

Classes resumed this week in the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and on KMXT’s Tuesday Talk of the Rock, host Jay Barrett discusses the state of the schools and why a new high school is needed in Kodiak. He’s joined by guests Ron Fried, KIBSD assistant superintendent, and district director of operations Scott Williams.

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Kodiak Featured In National Ad Campaign

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Petal Ruch poses before a map of her friends in Kodiak who she’s recomm- ending Vaseline lotion to. (Mary Donaldson photo) Mary Donaldson/KMXT Vaseline brand lotion has chosen Kodiak as the main location to produce an ad campaign for its new clinical strength product. One local resident will be the star of the campaign, which will also include many more …

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