Tag Archives: Girl Scouts

Kodiak Girl Scout to Receive Recognition for Life-Saving Effort

Kayla Desroches/KMXT This weekend, a young local will receive a Girl Scouts Medal of Honor. The award recognizes those who have been part of a life-saving effort, and last year only 30 Girl Scouts earned the prize nationwide. At a Girl Scouts Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, event Saturday, 13-year-old Krista Simpler will take home the medal. Krista …

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Philosophical, Legal Concerns Prompt ‘No’ Vote on Donations

Jay Barrett/KMXT At Thursday’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting, funding to the local Girl Scouts and Little League was on the chopping block as the yearly grants to non-profits were considered. At the prior work session, Assemblywoman Louise Stutes had proposed zeroing out the two organizations. She was convinced to change her position after a room full of Girl Scouts, …

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Youthful Appeals Save Little League, Girl Scout Grants


Girl Scouts, Little Leaguers and their supporters packed the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly Chambers Thursday night to plea for the restoration of grant money. Maggie Wall/KMXT photo Maggie Wall/KMXT A room full of Kodiak youth got a lesson in participatory government last night. And their active participation in the process was the key to saving Kodiak’s Little League and the …

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