Iditarod Trail sled-dog race http://knba.org en 3/11/14 KNBA News - Dallas Seavey sets new record for speed in the Iditarod Trail Sled-dog Race http://knba.org/post/31114-knba-news-dallas-seavey-sets-new-record-speed-iditarod-trail-sled-dog-race <p></p><p></p><p>Dallas Seavey takes first place in the Iditarod Trail Sled-dog race, followed two minutes later by Ailie Zirkle. Mitch Seavey takes third.&nbsp;Jeff King, who'd been in the lead, scratched in the last stretch of the race in a snowstorm with winds gusting to 65 mph.</p><p>Senate minority leaders are calling on Gov. Sean Parnell to withdraw his appointment of a non-resident with ties to the oil industry to a board that assesses oil industry property for tax purposes.</p><p>A bill to allow Village Public Safety Officers to carry firearms continues to move forward.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:17:19 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8753 at http://knba.org 3/5/14 KNBA News - A bill that would arm Village Public Safety Officers moves forward http://knba.org/post/3514-knba-news-bill-would-arm-village-public-safety-officers-moves-forward <p></p><p></p><p>The House Finance Committee in the state Legislature moved a bill allowing Village Public Safety Officers to carry a firearm while on duty.</p><p>A coalition of Native organizations is inviting communities to hold events on April 26th to celebrate and honor&nbsp; children.</p><p>Alaskans who donate to Pick.Click.Give will be eligible for&nbsp;a sweepstakes that&nbsp;will&nbsp;match the amount winners receive from the Permanent Fund Dividend program this year.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:03:27 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8537 at http://knba.org