Brian Venua, KMXT - Kodiak

Aimee Williams

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.
pink salmon

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.
boats in a harbor

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.
Kodiak History Museum workers

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.
A brown bear stand in shallow water looking across the water.

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.
a grounded fishing vessel

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.