Kayla Desroches, KMXT - Kodiak
A program is leading representatives of Arctic nations to Alaska, Canada, Iceland and Greenland to look at the microgrids in remote communities. Listen now
This summer, a couple returned to the City of Kodiak after roughly 10 years of sailing the world. Mike Litzow and Alisa Abookire raised two sons while living a seafaring nomadic lifestyle. Listen now
Kodiak College, which is part of the University of Alaska Anchorage, will soon make a bachelor’s degree the go-to for aspiring nurses. Listen now
The Kodiak Electric Association received a permit to start its Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project expansion, which would increase the lake’s clean energy production. Listen now
The City of Kodiak has easy access to internet compared to many other rural locations in the state, but Kodiak Island’s village communities are struggling. Village residents, local Native corporations and community partners are trying to figure out how to bridge the digital gap. Listen now
What kind of threat do invasive crayfish in Alaska pose to subsistence resources? That’s a question the Sun’aq Tribe won a grant to study. Listen now
Longtime Kodiak resident Republican state Sen. Gary Stevens will run for lieutenant governor in 2018. Listen now
A study of elk and bears on an island in the Kodiak Archipelago will try to help balance game management and logging. Listen now
A Good Samaritan vessel and a Coast Guard aircrew rescued four fishermen in Kodiak waters on Monday. Listen now
Kodiak Island’s rocket launch facility was one of the players in a missile defense test this week. Listen now
The remains of the two people missing in Marmot Bay have been located. Listen now
Republican Senator Dan Sullivan held a town hall in the city of Kodiak Saturday and attracted a sizable crowd. He dedicated the bulk of the meeting to the public’s questions, and most focused on healthcare.
“We really don’t know when the problem started and whether it was a long-term situation this winter, but the bottom line is that it appears that salmonberry and blueberry were affected by the amount of cold and the depth of cold that we had that killed the winter buds and killed the above-ground stems of those plants,” Pyle said.