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Kodiak city plans to allocate more sales tax revenue to ports, harbors and road improvements

The Kodiak City Council wants to allocate more of its sales tax revenue to fund capital improvement projects, such as road repairs. Council members took up the issue at a regular meeting Thursday night, Feb. 8. KMXT’s Davis Hovey reports: According to city documents, the amount of money generated by local sales tax in Kodiak has increased over the last …

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Midday Report – February 09, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: Hundreds of Kotzebue residents have been without running water since Monday. Kodiak’s City Council plans to use some sales tax revenue for capital improvement projects. And Ketchikan Police confiscated thousands of fentanyl pills and nearly two pounds of meth. Maj. Kimberly Westfall, director of the AKNG Counter Drug Support Task Force, and …

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Midday Report – February 08, 2024

Both the warehouse and nearby stock room were involved in the fire, according to a press release from Peter Pan. The company said there were no injuries.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of only four Republicans to vote for a national security bill that was rejected yesterday. Former Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, accused of misconduct during the 2018 primary and general elections, will face trial starting July 22. And a fire broke out at Sand Point’s Peter Pan Seafood facility …

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Alutiiq Museum plans to reach more tourists with advertising campaign and new Keneq gallery

Kodiak’s Alutiiq Museum has been awarded a $143,460 federal grant to expand its efforts to attract more tourists. The money is from the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) and the U.S. Forest Service. The Alutiiq Museum was one of six Native organizations across the country to receive over a hundred thousand dollars in grant funding. April Counceller is …

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City Council plans to replace city manager, seeks to change residency limits for prospective candidates


Updated 02.08.2024 Kodiak City Manager Mike Tvenge is stepping down from his role at the end of April after the end of his current three-year contract. Tvenge has held the position since 2017. The City Council is currently weighing its options to fill Tvenge’s seat. During a work session Tuesday night, the council discussed amending the future city manager’s residency …

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Midday Report – February 07, 2024

The seven-member Anchorage School Board is the governing body for the Anchorage School District.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: A former firefighter who sued the Kenai Peninsula Borough last year settled out of court with the borough. A legislator from Big Lake has a vision of an Alaska Port Authority. And the Anchorage School Board presented a budget that would cut nearly 100 full-time positions. The seven-member Anchorage School Board is …

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