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Mr. Whitekeys’ ‘Kodiak by the Sea’


Jay Barrett/KMXT Legendary Alaskan entertainer Mr. Whitekeys was in Kodiak Thursday filming scenes for his new DVD about Alaska History. KMXT’s Jay Barrett spent the afternoon watching the filming down at Saint Paul Harbor and has this story. The local peformers were: Claire Brodie, Kelly Cassidy, Kaila Cotler, Bethany Donohue, Paula Ensign, Marcia Lynn, Sarah Macintosh and Kimberly Martin.

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Pink Salmon Run Weak So Far

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Commercial salmon catch forecasts for pink salmon are low this year. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Jeff Wadle(WAD-LEE) says humpies are coming in weak around most parts of the island.

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Port Lions School ASB Concerned About Staffing

Casey Kelly/KMXT As the first day of school approaches later this month, the Kodiak Island Borough School District is busy hiring teachers to fill needs in different schools. But in some cases, especially at some of the village schools, teaching positions are being eliminated due to dropping enrollment. KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports.

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New KHS Comes With $115-Million Price Tag

Jay Barrett/KMXT There are some mighty big numbers associated with building a new high school in Kodiak, but they don’t all have to do with its cost. Some of them have to do with savings – like 125-thousand dollars – which is how much money can be saved every year with a new energy efficient school. Jay Barrett has more.

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Summer Program Focuses On Special Needs Students

Casey Kelly/KMXT Kodiak High School is once again offering a summer school program this year for students with special needs. As KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports, this summer’s session is just about over, and school officials say there might be changes in store for next year’s program.

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