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School Officials Tout Progress Despite AYP Results

Casey Kelly/KMXT As we first reported Friday, fewer Kodiak schools met adequate yearly progress under the federal No Child Left Behind Act last school year. But as KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports, that doesn’t necessarily mean students aren’t progressing and doing better in just about every aspect of their education.

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Bears Open Season Against Seahawks

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears open the 2008 season tomorrow as the team to beat. The Bears were ranked as the number one small school in a preseason poll of sports broadcasters around the state. Jay Barrett has this preview. The junior varsity game against the Seward Seahawk begins at 11 a.m. with the varsity playing at 2, …

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Fewer Kodiak Schools Meet NCLB Standards

Casey Kelly/KMXT Eight schools in the Kodiak Island Borough School District made adequate yearly progress for the 2007-2008 school year under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. That’s according to results released today (Friday) by the State Department of Education and Early Development. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more.

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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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