Tag Archives: Kodiak Alaska

Military plans exercises in Gulf of Alaska for spring despite widespread opposition

Phyl Frets and Sophie Frets at a 2015 Northern Edge protest in Kodiak. (Photo Courtesy of Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak) Daysha Eaton/KMXT After requests from Gulf of Alaska communities that the U.S. Military reschedule or cancel its Northern Edge exercises in the Gulf, officials recently announced they’ll go ahead and hold the training this spring. Northern Edge involves all five …

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Chefs to import wild Alaska salmon to France

A French chef visiting Kodiak Island holds up a freshly caught salmon. (Photo Courtesy of Joel Chenet.) Daysha Eaton/KMXT A group of French chefs have been traveling around Kodiak Island to learn about Alaska wild salmon. They have been meeting with local seafood processors in hope of sourcing king and coho salmon for import back to France where they plan …

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Kodiak’s Superior Court judge announces retirement

Judge Steve Cole (Photo by Daysha Eaton/KMXT) Daysha Eaton/KMXT Kodiak’s only Superior Court Judge, Steve Cole, will retire at the end of January 2019 after a decade on the bench. The 65-year-old judge came to  Kodiak as a Vista volunteer in 1974. He worked as an unpaid paralegal and eventually earned a law degree from the University of Colorado at …

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