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Kodiak city councilman challenges Stutes for House seat

Louse Stutes and Rich Walker. (Photo of Stutes courtesy of Alaska State Legislature, photo of Walker courtesy of City of Kodiak) Kayla Desroches and Daysha Eaton/KMXT Louise Stutes of Kodiak is running for a third term as representative of District 32, but the Republican Party is backing another name. Stutes is throwing her hat in the ring despite pressure from …

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House of Representatives Passes KEA Expansion Bill

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Electric Association is trying to speed up an expansion to its Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project, and the process is one legislative step closer to completion. KEA wants to use up to 20 acres of the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge to build an extension to the project. With that comes a lot of paperwork and authorizations, some …

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Sen. Stevens Takes Education Committee Chairmanship


Gary Stevens. Photo courtesy of Alaska State Legislature Kayla Desroches/KMXT In a shuffle of re-assigned positions, Sen. Gary Stevens will now take up the chairmanship of the Senate Education Committee. Recently, Republican Sen. Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla left the Senate Majority in protest of the direction the budget was going in and, as a result, lost seats on two committees. …

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