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Animal Shelter Has New Manager

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The Humane Society in Kodiak has a new shelter manger that has new plans on the horizon for the animal shelter to continue its mission to prevent animal cruelty and promote pet education. Mary Donaldson has more.

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Assembly Faces Full Agenda

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will fill two seats on the Solid Waste Advisory Board at tonight’s meeting. Mayor Jerome Selby makes the appointments, but the assembly must approve them. There are five residents seeking the two positions, four of whom were interviewed briefly by the assembly at its work session last week. They were Mary Forbes, Cindy …

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Figuring Out The Best Way To Can Walrus


Linda Tannehill from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service teaches a workshop on canning fish and meat in pint jars Tuesday at the Kodiak Fishery Industrial Technology Center. CES faculty were here this week to figure out the best way to can walrus meat. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). Casey Kelly/KMXT About 20 people crammed into a conference room …

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Controversial Speaker Coming To Town

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The University of Texas’ associate professor of criminal justice, Michael Gilbert, will be in town starting tomorrow (Friday) hosting several lectures on behalf of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, or LEAP. Gilbert considers himself a “drug warrior” and would like to rethink the war on drugs. Mary Donaldson has more.

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Port Security Cards Distributed

Jay Barrett/KMXT People who work on the water side of Kodiak’s docks have started lining up this week to pick up their new identity cards from the Transportation Security Agency, or TSA. There were 613 who enrolled for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential, also known as the TWIC card, in Kodiak.

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After Nine Years, Nonprofit Closing Its Doors

Mary Donaldson/KMXT For years, the Living Room in downtown has provided refuge and a hot meal for Kodiak’s homeless residents and other services for those struggling to make ends meet. But after nine years, they are now forced to close their doors. Mary Donaldson has more.

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