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Alaska Nonprofits Band Together to Bring Performers to State

Postmodern Jukebox, the next group coming to Kodiak.Zaldun Urdina / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Community arts councils from around the state are meeting in Tacoma, Washington this week. The Arts Northwest Booking Conference is a chance for Alaska nonprofits to agree on which performers to bring into the state. Kodiak Arts Council executive director Katie Oliver says, once there, they’ll watch …

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Alaska’s Superintendents Agree: McDonald is Tops

Stewart McDonald The superintendents of Alaska’s many school districts agree: Kodiak’s superintendent is the best in the state. That honor for Kodiak Island Borough Schools Superintendent Stewart McDonald was announced Monday night at the school board meeting by Lisa Parady, the executive director of the Alaska Superintendents Association, who had these words of praise for his work. “A consistent and …

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Kodiak Museums Do Well Competing for State Grants

Jay Barrett/KMXT Three of Kodiak’s four museums have received a combined $21,000 in grants from the Alaska State Museum. One was $2,000 to the Maritime Museum for cataloging artifacts in its collection. The Baranof Museum received $9,000 and the Alutiiq $10,000. Scott Carrlee is the curator of museum services for at the state museum in Juneau. He agreed that Kodiak …

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