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Did you know that Snap Judgement airs on our new station, KODK 90.7-FM? This show focuses on the life and stories of our fellow Americans, much like this American life, but Snap has a way of finding and choosing stories that are a little more... taboo. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes terrifying, but always entertaining.

 

Check it out at 10am on Sunday mornings. KODK, a clear alternative.  

 
Jul 14 2014
Reel History: Benny Benson and Live Mariachi
Monday, 14 July 2014

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           Hello, I’m Al Asuncion, an intern at KMXT as part of the station's summer archiving project. This week, I listened to Sand Castle, stories for young adventurers, all read by Jean Vanderford.
            “Today, our stories are “Benny’s Flag”, written by Phyllis Krasilovsky in 1960. It is a true story by Benny Benson and the Alaska flag design, and Sophie’s Bucket, written by Catherine Stock in 1985. Sophie takes a beach bucket to the seashore; and “Eeps Creeps, It’s My Room!” written in 1984 by Martha Whitmore Hickman. Jeffrey has to clean up his room.”

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Jul 14 2014
Fires, Noise Prompt Borough Fireworks Discussion
Monday, 14 July 2014

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            The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly may be taking a closer look at its fireworks ordinance in the future. Despite hearing fewer noise complaints than usual over the Fourth of July weekend, Borough Manager Bud Cassidy said two complaints were sent to the borough online concerning the amount of fireworks and noise in residential areas.
             “They felt like the borough’s firework policy was failing and really directed the borough to try and do something different.”   
               Cassidy said the borough dug into the matter a bit and discovered that despite the limited complaints the borough, the Alaska state Troopers and borough fire departments were quite busy over the holiday weekend addressing community concerns and fires caused by fireworks.
              Bayside Fire Department responded to two fires out at White Sands beach and Womens Bay Fire Department was called to a fire just past the trailhead to Heitman Lake. Cassidy said the fact that folks aren’t being cautious in dry areas is concerning, and unfortunately avoiding that is what leads to problems in residential areas.

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Jul 14 2014
Chimney Fire Causes Brief Safeway Evacuation, Closing
Monday, 14 July 2014

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    The Kodiak Safeway store was closed for several hours Sunday due to a fire in the bakery. Store Manager Mike Murray said in a post to Friends of Kodiak that the fire was limited to the smoke stack of one of the store's two baking ovens.
    The Kodiak Fire Department responded and evacuated the store while police kept cars away. Murray said closing the store at the time was the right thing to do for everyone's safety.
    He said the firefighters inspected the kitchen from the oven to the roof and found no damage outside the smokestack.
    Murray said the store was back to normal by early evening.

 
Jul 14 2014
Plans Underway for Womens Bay Shelter
Monday, 14 July 2014

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           The design process for a new emergency shelter in Womens Bay is nearing completion. Borough Engineer Dave Conrad said the borough’s architectural review board approved the 65 percent design drawings and specifications, and expects the final drawings to be approved by the board sometime in August.
           Conrad said the shelter, which is a 3,550 square foot addition to the current Womens Bay Fire Department will have area that can be used by the fire department, community events and meetings and, of course, emergencies. He said the fire station has been listed as the Bells Flats’ community shelter in borough documents for years.
            “And it was never constructed to accommodate that particular function.”   

            He said people from Bells Flats have been lobbying for a new shelter and community space for years and is pleased that it is nearing reality.

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Jul 11 2014
Reel History: NPR's Horizons and Project Dream
Friday, 11 July 2014

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            Hello, my name is Yasent Oliver, a summer intern at KMXT as part of the station's summer archiving project. Over the past two weeks, I was able to listen to quite a few tapes, but the one that stood out to me the most was an NPR program on suicide among Native American youth.
            "From National Public Radio, this is Horizons. I'm Vertamae Grosvenor."
            "Sometimes, living is so painful, that we've all felt like we just want to die. But what is it that makes some of us commit suicide, especially young people? The suicide rate for Indian teenagers is almost twice the national average. Indian and non-Indian, those who have lost their children feel the same pain."
             Throughout the tape, many people told stories of their experiences with suicide.

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