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A Legacy Built To Last: The Russian American Magazin

{audio}images/stories/mp3/080508.historic_kodiak_book.mp3″] The Kodiak Historical Society will soon release a new book honoring the building that currently houses the Baranov Museum in downtown Kodiak. Written by Sue Jeffrey and edited by Mark Schreiter, “A Legacy Built to Last: Kodiak’s Russian American Magazin,” will soon be available at the museum and perhaps other retail outlets. Jay Barrett spoke with Historical Society Executive …

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Kaplan Announces Dist. 36 Candidacy

Only Democrat Running So Far Kodiak documentary filmmaker Dave Kaplan is entering the race to be the representative for state House District 36. Kaplan made the announcement late last evening. So far he is the only Democrat seeking the seat being vacated by Republican Representative Gabrielle LeDoux. LeDoux is foregoing re-election to the state house to take on Representative Don …

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St. Mary’s, Kodiak Christian Kids Learn To Tie Flies


{audio}images/stories/mp3/coho_carnival_7_may.mp3″] The one they call the Fish Man is back in Kodiak for the Coho Carnival, the culmination of a yearlong educational program put on by St. Mary’s Catholic School and Kodiak Christian School. On Tuesday, students learned to tie fly fishing flies that resemble the different life stages of juvenile salmon.

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More Sixth Graders Headed For KMS

{audio} images/stories/mp3/sixth_graders_6_may.mp3″] The plan for moving some sixth graders into Kodiak Middle School next year is starting to come together, and it now appears to include moving more students to the school. KMXT’s Casey Kelly has more.

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Malutin Appointed to PWS RCAC Board

New Chenega Bay Rep Also Named Kodiak’s Iver Malutin will be representing the Kodiak Village Mayor’s Association on the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Committee. RCAC spokesman Stan Jones announced that change, among others Tuesday.

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Assembly OKs 1 Year Extension with Alaska Waste

Alaska Waste {audio}images/stories/mp3/080506.borough_waste.mp3″] The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a one-year contract extension with Alaska Waste to collect garbage on the road system. Borough Manager Rick Gifford said the current contract had one- and two-year contract extensions, with incentives for the longer term:

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