Athabascan en 6/2/14 KNBA News - High winds knock out power in much of Anchorage, Matanuska valley <p>Strong winds knocked down power lines around Anchorage, leaving 70 to 80 percent of Anchorage without power Saturday morning.</p><p>Rain nearly knocked out the Funny River wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula, but remaining hot spots could smolder into the summer.</p><p>Pavlof Volcano, some 600 miles southwest of Anchorage, is having a low-level eruption.</p><p>Saturday two Athabascan men, ages 71 and 65,&nbsp;completed a 375 mile trek honoring their mother, Katie John, and subsistence rights.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:18:27 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 11894 at 5/22/14 KNBA News - Smoke from wildfires blankets Anchorage, triggering a health advisory <p>A health advisory is in effect for areas from Soldotna to Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna valley as some 200 firefighters work to contain a wildfire near Soldotna. Another 90 firefighters are working to contain the Tyonek wildfire that&nbsp;is headed toward Beluga, the site of the Chugach Electric powerplant at Beluga that supplies electricity to half of Anchorage.</p><p>Congressman Don Young, Alaska Republican, has proposed a measure that would set aside federal land in Northwest Alaska for an Arctic deep water port.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:17:45 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 11534 at 4/28/14 KNBA News - Melting ice, drifting snow machines show dangers of spring seal hunt <p>About two dozen snow-machines drifted off into the Bering Sea when a large chunk of ice broke off near Kwigillingok in western Alaska.</p><p>Alaskan wins first runner-up title in Miss Indian World competition.</p><p>While spring on the North Slope brings four feet of snow on the Dalton Highway,&nbsp;forecasters predict breakup on Interior Alaskan rivers won't be a repeat of&nbsp;last year's disastrous floods.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 05:44:35 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 10634 at Aging in 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 Aging in Alaska 2014 Special News Series