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Council Rejects Bond Discussion

Jay Barrett/KMXT There was so much opposition to putting out another six-million-dollar bond to help pay for soaring costs of the new police station that the Kodiak City Council last night would not even vote to talk about it some more. A first reading of the ordinance that would have authorized letting the citizens of Kodiak vote on the bond …

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All-Star Boys Winning In Kenai

Mary Donaldson/KMXT The 11 and 12 year-old boys Little League all star team is up in Kenai playing for a spot in Anchorage’s district tournament. They won their first game Wednesday against Kenai, with a score of 7 to 3.

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Financial Planners Give Advice To EVOS Plaintiffs

Casey Kelly/KMXT Many plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation were disappointed by the Supreme Court’s recent decision reducing punitive damages to 507-point-5 million dollars, or one-tenth of the original jury award. But while the amount won’t be what many were expecting or hoping for, financial planners say there’s still a need to start thinking about what to do …

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Harbor Upgrades Ahead Of Schedule

Mary Donaldson/KMXT One of Kodiak’s harbors is currently receiving upgrades, and they could be done by as early as next summer. Mary Donaldson has this update on the construction currently being done in Saint Herman Harbor.

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Nuisance Bears Roam Northside

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Kodiak has put out another warning for residents of the city’s north end neighborhoods to keep an eye out for foraging bears. Kodiak wildlife biologist Larry Van Daele says about seven bears have been roaming the neighborhoods on the north end of town quite a bit lately. One sow with …

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Booze Tax Looks Increasingly Unlikely

Jay Barrett/KMXT It didn’t take long for it to become apparent at last (Tuesday) night’s Kodiak City Council work session that there was little if any support for raising the tax on alcohol to help pay for the soaring costs of the new police station and jail.

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Sweet Treats Traveling Around Town

Mary Donaldson/KMXT There’s a new traveling business in town that you may be seeing in your neighborhood on a nice day. They were close to KMXT’s headquarters Tuesday afternoon and Mary Donaldson caught up with them

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