Tag Archives: 2018

Kodiak police search turns up possible stolen items, meth

Police light. (Photo via Wikimedia) By Daysha Eaton/KMXT Kodiak Police Department detectives recently served a search warrant on a home on Hillside Street. In a press release issued this morning, KPD said the search on Friday, August 17 yielded approximately seven grams of methamphetamine along with several pieces of possible stolen property. KPD has been looking into a series of …

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ASMI says fish meal included in tariff changes, calls for comments

Rock Fish on the Trident Seafoods plant assembly line in Kodiak, Alaska on Saturday May 27, 2018. (Photo/Daysha Eaton) By Daysha Eaton/KMXT A spokesperson for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, or ASMI, says the organization recently received clarification about tariff changes that went into effect on July 6, for Alaska seafood products going into the Chinese domestic market. “We previously …

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Kodiak feels tropical at 78F and breaks a 1941 record

Kodiak Sunrise. (Photo by LaniElderts \ Flickr) If you were in Kodiak this morning, it felt more like Hawaii than Alaska. John Selman, a meteorological technician with the National Weather service in Kodiak, says the warm temperatures are due to northwest winds. “Anytime we get a northwest flow, and we all know that it gets really hot in the interior. …

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Annual community dig brings archaeology to life in Kodiak

A student volunteer holds a 3,00-year-old tool chipped from red chert. (Photo Courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository) Daysha Eaton/KMXT Every summer, the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository hosts a community project in Kodiak. Students and community members join in. This season, they are excavating a site on a little island off Near Island, which appears to be …

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Successful commercial launch from Pacific Spaceport Complex


Former launch. (Photo courtesy of AAC) Daysha Eaton/KMXT A successful launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation took place on Friday. That’s according to Craig Campbell, president and CEO of AAC. Campbell confirms that the company had their first successful commercial launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska late Friday afternoon, the end of the window to launch. It was the …

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