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Chicago Chefs Visit Kodiak

Mary Donaldson/KMXT Chicago’s premier seafood wholesaler, The Plitt Company, offered a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Kodiak Island for two of the Windy City’s chefs who prepare wild Alaskan salmon at their restaurants. The chefs arrived on the island last week with the Plitt Company’s marketing director. Mary Donaldson has more.

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Stevens Eyes Top Post

Jay Barrett/KMXT With the announcement a week ago by Senate President Lyda Green that she will not seek re-election, there has been talk that Kodiak’s Gary Stevens might become the new leader of the Senate Majority. Reached during a break in the AGIA hearings in Anchorage, he says he has considered the possibility.

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Two Men Medevac’d from F/V Ocean Peace

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The U.S. Coast Guard received a request to medevac a 35-year old male that was reportedly suffering from chest pains onboard the 200-foot fishing vessel Ocean Peace, located 60 miles west of Goodnews Bay. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter was launched from Air Station Kodiak at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, and arrived at the vessel at …

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Low Key Anticipation For Exxon Ruling

Casey Kelly/KMXT Another day passed Thursday (today) in which the U-S Supreme Court issued a number of decisions, but still no verdict in the Exxon Valdez oil spill punitive damages case. A decision is expected sometime next week, but as KMXT’s Casey Kelly reports, fishermen in Kodiak say life will go on no matter what the high court decides.

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Costs to Retrofit Ouzinkie School Are Rising

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The status of the contract for the Ouzinkie seismic renovation and gymnasium expansion was on the agenda during Wednesday’s special school board meeting. The project is one of the many that the borough has lined up during the summer construction period.

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