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Biologist Warns Against Harassing Bears

Casey Kelly/KMXT Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Larry Van Daele is warning Kodiak residents and visitors to stay away from two bears that are frequenting the Bell’s Flats neighborhood. The two sub-adult bruins were raiding garbage and homes in the area for about a month, until Van Daele says they were recently persuaded to go after more …

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House Candidates Take On Issues At Chamber Forum

Casey Kelly/KMXT The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce sponsored a candidate forum last night (Tuesday) so voters could get to know the candidates vying for the state House of Representatives seat representing District 36, which includes the Kodiak Island Borough and parts of the Lake and Peninsula Borough. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more.

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House District 36 Candidate Forum

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The August primary election is a little less than a week away. Alan Austerman (left) is running unopposed in the Republican primary. Dave Kaplan (middle) and Andy Lundquist (right) square-off in the Democratic race. On Tuesday, KMXT aired a two-hour candidate forum featuring all three contestants, sponsored by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. Listen to or download both hours of …

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New Traffic Light On Downtown

Mary Donaldson/KMXT It’s been about a month since the paving of the Y-construction downtown has been completed. The last leg of the updated downtown is a new computerized traffic signal at the intersection of Marine Way and West Rezanof, which is expected to be fully operational by the end of this week. Mary Donaldson has more.

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Talk Of The Rock: Kodiak College

Casey Kelly/KMXT It’s a busy time at Kodiak College. Classes start in two weeks. Next week is open enrollment time and new student orientation, and classes are already filling up. KMXT’s Casey Kelly hosts this Talk of the Rock with guests Jenny Myrick, the Kodiak College registrar, English Professor Jared Griffin, and Education Program Director Delany Smith.

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Talk Of The Rock: Kodiak College

Casey Kelly/KMXT It’s a busy time at Kodiak College. Classes start in two weeks. Next week is open enrollment time and new student orientation, and classes are already filling up. KMXT’s Casey Kelly hosts this Talk of the Rock with guests Jenny Myrick, the Kodiak College registrar, English Professor Jared Griffin, and Education Program Director Delany Smith.

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Rare Ocean Bird Breeds On Kodiak Island

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey are teaming up in funding a research project aimed at studying a rare coastal bird in Alaska, which has recently been discovered to take up part of Kodiak Island as their breeding grounds.

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