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courtesy of the Montana Indian Law Resource Center report

KNBA Morning Newscast for Wednesday July 29, 2015

Kivalina Store

By Lori Townsend, APRN

Kivalina's store burned to the ground in December, and residents have been without one since.  Janet Mitchell is Kivalina's city administrator.  Mitchell says a temporary store was established but it was a very small space.

courtesy of Justice For Roxanne Smart.

KNBA Morning Newscast for Tuesday July 28, 2015

Mine Meeting  

By Ed Schoenfeld, Coast Alaska

Alaska critics of British Columbia mines probably won’t get any help from a cross-boundary panel they’ve been lobbying to take on their concerns.

courtesy of Thom Leonard/Calista Corp.

KNBA Morning Newscast for Monday July 27, 2015

Walker, Mallot Return Gifts  

By Ellen Lockyer, APRN

Governor Bill Walker and Lt. Governor Byron Mallot will return sealskin vests given to them as gifts earlier this year in Kotzebue.  The bearded seal vests were made by a daughter of North Slope Borough mayor Charlotte Brower, and paid for with Borough money.  

courtesy of the Alaska Nanuuq Comission

KNBA Morning Newscast for Friday July 23, 2015

Mallot - British Columbia

By Associated Press

British Columbia's minister of energy and mines is expected to visit Alaska next month at the invitation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.

photo by Ellen Lockyer

KNBA Morning Newscast For Thursday July 23, 2015

Shell Permit          

By Ellen Lockyer, KSKA

Federal  Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement  Director Brian Salerno on Wednesday announced that Shell has received conditional approval of two Applications for Permits to Drill to conduct limited exploratory drilling activities in the Chukchi Sea.

courtesy Daysha Eaton, KYUK

KNBA Morning Newscast for Wednesday July 22, 2015

Napakiak Death

By Ben Matheson, KYUK

Searchers found the body of 28-year-old Benjamin Beaver Junior of Bethel after his boat hit a sandbar and sank.

Courtesy Calista Corp./Thom Leonard

KNBA Morning Newscast for Tuesday July 21, 2015

Alaska Tribes Included in New Education Bill

By Liz Ruskin, APRN

KNBA News - Obama to visit Alaska; WEIO Results

Jul 20, 2015
courtsey of Lakeidra Chavis

KNBA Morning Newscast for Monday July 20, 2015

The White House Announced President Obama will visit Alaska

By Liz Ruskin, APRN

courtesy: Dawn Dinwoodie

KNBA Morning Newscast for Friday July 17, 2015

Medicaid expansion will pay for more travel for Native health care beneficiaries

By Daysha Eaton, KYUK

Alaska Governor Bill Walker made the announcement that he would be moving ahead with Medicaid expansion at the Alaska Native Tribal Healthcare Consortium in Anchorage, Thursday.

: courtesy Dan Bross

KNBA Morning Newscast for Thursday, July 16 2015

Short $1B, ice breaker Advocates Consider Leasing, sharing

By Liz Ruskin, APRN

Nothing highlights American disinterest toward the Arctic as much as the tiny inventory of U.S. icebreakers: One heavy-duty ship, one medium and one down for repair. Alaska leaders and some federal officials say the country can’t assert its national interests, or see the benefits of increased shipping and resource development in the Arctic, without more icebreakers.

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