pic4.jpg

Support Public Radio

You can support public radio through underwriting and we can help you drive traffic to your place of business by reaching the educated, affluent and decidedly handsome KMXT listeners. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it today!

Station Blogs & Links

Freeform
Are you a KMXT volunteer with a blog or website about your show? This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 


Copyright vEsti24
afr_logo_screen_size.gif
wayback_kodiakbuttoncopy.jpg
News
Aug 31 2010
Dead Whale was 46-Foot Juvenile Fin PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 August 2010

0 MB | Download MP3 | Open in popup

 

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

100831.dead-whale.jpg

The 46-foot juvenile female fin whale beached on Uski Island, as seen from downtown. Pam Foreman photo

            The dead fin whale that floated into Kodiak on Sunday night may have died after being struck by a ship. Kodiak's marine mammal expert, Kate Wynn (win), of the University of Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, said blunt-force trauma was the likely cause, but more study is needed.

             She, a veterinarian from Anchorage, and other scientists performed a necropsy on the whale Monday on Uski Island, right in front of downtown.

Read more...
 
Aug 31 2010
Kodiak Unemployment Fell in July PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 August 2010

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

            Kodiak's jobless rate fell slightly between June and July, matching the same trend found around the state.

            Statewide the unemployment rate fell in every region.

            The state's labor department says that traditionally more Alaskans find work in summer months. The state's workforce numbers peaked in July during six of the last 10 years.

            That's no surprise for us here in Kodiak where the increase in fishery activity plays a big role in our employment numbers.

            Locally, July's unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, down from 6.7 in June. In terms of people that means 28 more people were working in July than in June.

            Last year at this time the local jobless rate was just 5.8.

            Generally, July tends to be the month of lowest unemployment throughout the state as fisheries and tourism gives job seekers a big boost.

 
Aug 31 2010
13 of 14 Bears Set Personal Best at Skyview Invite PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 August 2010

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

            All 14 members of the Kodiak High School Bears varsity cross country team ran their fastest races of the season over the weekend at the Skyview Invitational, and 13 of those runners set lifetime personal records.

            The Bears were led by Jaymi Bethea (beth-ee-ay), who ran the fastest race for a Kodiak girl since Kristi Klinnert in 1986. Bethea's time of 18-minutes 47.2-seconds was a personal best by 13 seconds, and good for second place on the Tsalteshi (salt-esh-ee) Trails course in Soldotna.

            Bethea passed defending Region III champion Jenna Ford of Wasilla in the last 400 yards of the race, and finished just three-and-a-half seconds behind winner Jeanette Northey of Service High. Coach Marcus Dunbar said that with her performance, Bethea has established herself as one of the top contenders in the state. Sarah Ng (ing) finished with a personal best 19-56, and came in 20th.

            The Lady Bears were sixth overall, with 165 points. Wasilla won with 66, followed by South, Grace Christian, Dimond and Service.

            On the boys' side, the Kodiak Bears had 58 points and finished second to Service's 28. Wasilla was third, Chugiak fourth, and Grace Christian fifth.

            James Osowski and Nathan Deer both finished in the top 10, with fourth and seventh-places, respectively. Cole Christiansen was 11th, with Jordan Fogle 13th.

            Next up for the Bears is a home meet at Fort Abercrombie Friday evening, with Grace, ACS, Port Lions and a couple runners from Service expected to compete.

 
Aug 30 2010
Dead Fin Whale Floats into Kodiak Harbor PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 August 2010

100830.dead_fin_whale.jpgScientists conduct a field necropsy Monday on a fin whale that floated into the Kodiak harbor on Sunday. The whale was towed to Uski Island and secured to the shore so it wouldn't float away. The scientists are trying to determine what killed the approximately 40-foot whale. Photo by Lon White/Deputy Kodiak Harbormaster

 

 
Aug 30 2010
Schroeder Withdraws from House Race PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 August 2010

0 MB | Download MP3 | Open in popup

 

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

            It looks like both of Kodiak's incumbent Republicans will get an free pass back to the state legislature in Juneau. Democratic challenger Andy Schroeder today is pulling his name from contention in the House District 36 race, less than a week after collecting 364 votes in the Democratic Primary Election.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 Next > End >>

Results 3551 - 3575 of 5440