veteran http://knba.org en 7/22/14 KNBA News - Companies apply for LNG pipeline permit http://knba.org/post/72214-knba-news-companies-apply-lng-pipeline-permit <p>Companies have applied for an export license from the U.S. Department of Energy, proposing to move up to 20 million meteric tons of LNG from Alaska for 30 years.</p><p>The Trans-Alaska Pipeline has moved 17-billion barrels of oil since its start 37 years ago.</p><p>U.S. Secretary of the Department of Labor Tom Perez visited Alaska, praising job training partnerships, while promoting the idea of a higher minimum wage.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:35:57 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 13721 at http://knba.org 6/10/14 KNBA News - A study shows VA hospital in Anchorage gets veterans appointments within 14 days http://knba.org/post/61014-knba-news-study-shows-va-hospital-anchorage-gets-veterans-appointments-within-14-days <p></p><p></p><p>A newly released federal audit shows veterans were able to get an appointment within 14 days at the VA hospital in Anchorage.</p><p>A deep water port in northwest Alaska wouldn't cut the high cost of living unless the oil and gas used the proposed port as a main base.</p><p>The Tlingit and Haida Dancers of Anchorage are practicing, and raising money, to go to "Celebration," a biennial arts, dance, and cultural event held in Juneau.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:36:12 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 12185 at http://knba.org 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