Candidate Forums

Hosted by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce and KMXT 100.1 FM, Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, Kodiak Island Borough School Board, City of Kodiak Mayor and City Council candidates met for a debate/forum on September 29, 2015 in the Borough Assembly Chambers.

Fisheries debate cancelled, Begich to hold to public events on Monday

  Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Begich will be in Kodiak on Monday. Photo from Begich Facebook page.   Meet and Greet 5:30 to 6:30 at Kodiak Island Brewing Co. Town Hall Meeting 7 to 8:30 at Afognak Native Corp. Building.   Governor Bill Walker decision to withdraw from the Alaska Gubernatorial campaign is having a lot of trickle down effects. …

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Kodiak Chamber of Commerce hosts forum on Ballot Measure 1

Ballot Measure 1 was the topic of discussion at a forum held in the Borough Assembly Chambers on Tuesday night. Ballot Measure 1, officially titled “An Act providing for protection of wild salmon and fish and wildlife habitat”, has become a controversial and confusing issue. Representatives for and against the ballot measure met in a forum last night to discuss the …

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Chamber seeks local questions for candidates for governor

Gubernatorial Fisheries Debate is Monday, Oct. 22 in Kodiak Kodiak is Alaska’s number two fishing port behind Dutch Harbor, and what happens in state-related fisheries issues often has a major impact on Kodiak’s fishermen and the community at large. Fishing boats in Kodiak. (Photo by James Brooks / Flickr) Next month Alaskans go to the polls and vote for, among …

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Senate District 32 Candidate Forum

    Candidates on the primary ballot for Alaska Senate District 32 met in a candidate forum on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. The forum was organized by The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce, KMXT and Kodiak Daily Mirror and was held in the Kodiak Borough Assembly chambers. The forum was broadcast live on KMXT 100.1 FM. The full audio is available …

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Candidate Forum 2017

Candidates for local offices participated in a forum on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Here are their statements and responses to a series of questions.   Candidates for City Mayor and the Board of Education – uncontested seats – read their candidate statements.   Borough Candidates’ introductory remarks.   Question 2: Money is tight and looks to be getting tighter for …

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Borough Assembly Candidates

BOROUGH ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES   Candidates’ introductory remarks and answer the question why they are running for office.   Borough candidates answer questions about affordable housing/land and what can the borough do to ease the transition of those in Jackson’s Trailer Court.   Borough candidates respond to questions about communities off the road system; nonprofits; and issues surrounding the legalization of …

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