American Indian http://knba.org en 3/31/14 KNBA News - Senate Finance adds $100 million to education http://knba.org/post/33114-knba-news-senate-finance-adds-100-million-education <p>Proposals to increase education funding for the coming fiscal year range from the Senate's $100 million addition to the state operating budget,&nbsp;to the House's $25 million and the Governor's $10 million.</p><p>The AFL-CIO says it would oppose any move by Legislators to increase the minimum wage, which would take a proposed $1 an hour increase off the ballot for August, saying lawmakers did that in 2002, then gutted the minimum wage hike the following session.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:21:21 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9524 at http://knba.org Aging in Alaska 2014 Special News Series http://knba.org/post/aging-alaska-2014-special-news-series <p><strong>AGING IN ALASKA</strong></p><p>March 17 - 21, 2014,&nbsp;&nbsp;As a part of KNBA Morning News, News Director Joaqlin Estus shared a series of stories that discuss the value of Elders, the personal rewards of maturity and the opportunities &amp; challenges of an aging Alaskan population.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:11:39 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9011 at http://knba.org Aging in Alaska 2014 Special News Series 3/13/14 KNBA NEWS - Two people medevacced from King Cove by helicopter http://knba.org/post/31314-knba-news-two-people-medevacced-king-cove-helicopter <p>Two people were medivacced from King Cove to Cold Bay in the Aleutians, where locals continue to push to have a road put in so people can take that trip by road.</p><p>Legislators consider advocating for an American Indian Veterans Memorial on the Mall in Washington, DC.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:02:46 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9003 at http://knba.org 3/12/14 KNBA News - Critics find the state's approach to law and order for Alaska Natives lacking http://knba.org/post/31214-knba-news-critics-find-states-approach-law-and-order-alaska-natives-lacking <p>Legislators are considering a bill to do away with a film tax credit program, questioning its benefits to Alaska.</p><p>The state of Alaska spends more money litigating against its Alaska Natives than do all the other 49 states combined, according to the chairman of a national Commission on Indian Law and Order.</p><p></p><p>r.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 05:18:49 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8784 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning News 2/20/14 - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski vows to open King Cove/Izembek Refuge road http://knba.org/post/knba-morning-news-22014-us-sen-lisa-murkowski-vows-open-king-coveizembek-refuge-road <p></p><p></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:11:00 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8098 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning News 2/20/14 - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski vows to open King Cove/Izembek Refuge road