Iditarod http://knba.org en 3/3/14 - Iditarod sled dog race kicks off http://knba.org/post/3314-iditarod-sled-dog-race-kicks <p></p><p>Sixty-nine mushers, each with a team of 16 dogs, are on their way to Nome in the Iditarod Sled-dog Race. Mushers include three Alaska Natives:&nbsp; Inupiaq John Baker of Kotzebue, Yup'ik Pete Kaiser of Bethel, and Yup'ik Michael Williams, Jr., of Akiak.</p><p>In an attempt to increase the numbers of moose and caribou available for hunters, state officials killed a pack of 11 wolves the National Park Service had been studying for the past seven years.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 10:41:49 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8471 at http://knba.org 3/3/14 - Iditarod sled dog race kicks off 2/28/14 KNBA News - A bill to restrict Medicaid for abortions for low-income women moves forward http://knba.org/post/22814-knba-news-bill-restrict-medicaid-abortions-low-income-women-moves-forward <p></p><p></p><p>A bill that restricts Medicaid payments for abortions, and includes no money for family planning, has moved from its final House committee. It goes next to the floor, then to the Governor.</p><p>The Iditarod sled-dog race draws the attention of thousands of teachers and students internationally.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:00:01 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8406 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning News 2/18/14 - About 200 people rally in Juneau to "Save Our Schools" http://knba.org/post/knba-morning-news-21814-about-200-people-rally-juneau-save-our-schools <p></p><p></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:14:44 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8023 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning News 2/18/14 - About 200 people rally in Juneau to "Save Our Schools"