Brian Venua, KMXT - Kodiak
Kodiak Island Borough’s mayor becomes its manager
Aimee Williams' appointment by the Assembly ends a tumultuous job search, but leaves the borough seeking an interim mayor.
Alaska Legislature sends $300K in salmon donations to Ukraine
More than a year into the war in Ukraine, Alaska’s government is doing its part by sending aid in the form of seafood from the Last Frontier.
Kodiak seafood processing vessel fined $200K for sanitation and safety violations
The violations include murky, brown water in the ship’s drinking tanks and serving expired food to crew.
A Kodiak museum is creating a digital archive of its entire collection
The Kodiak History Museum received a $48,000 federal grant last fall to digitize its entire collection of about 2,300 items.
Providence starts ‘earn while you learn’ program to fill empty CNA positions
The Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center is one of 17 hospitals in the state trying a new program to pay potential certified nursing assistants as they train.
Kodiak brown bear cub dies of bird flu
It’s one of only four mammals in Alaska to contract the virus, and the first brown bear to be found with the disease.
Coast Guard rescues 3 men, dog after their fishing boat ran aground near Whittier
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three men and a dog on Monday after their boat ran aground on Esther Island near Whittier. No injuries were reported.