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KNBA Morning Newscasts
6:58 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Anchorage Museum displays rare grass parka 9/22/10

Anchorage, AK – One of three grass parkas known to exist is on display in the Anchorage Museum at the Rasmuson Center atrium. This one and a second one were made by 85-year-old Yup'ik Lena Atti, of Kwigillingok, in western Alaska. The third is more than 100 years old. Grass parkas, as well as grass mittens and socks, were an essential part of the attire that kept northern indigenous people warm in an extreme environment.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
6:38 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

The Alaska Botanical Garden's Kitchen Garden displays edible plants and flowers that thrive in cool Alaskan summers

Anchorage, AK – The Alaska Botanical Garden in Anchorage shows sustainable gardening, flower beds, natural forested areas, and, this year, a Kitchen Garden. Chives, rhubarb, onions, artichokes, leeks, potatoes, fennel, parsley, zucchini,sunflowers and garlic are just some of the plants in the Kitchen Garden, all plants that grow well in the Alaskan climate.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
6:21 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Alaska village trying to move before erosion and storms wash it away

Anchorage, AK – Experts say the village of Newtok will disappear in coming years, as erosion and winter storms undermine then wash away buildings and infrastructure. The barge dock is already gone, and the village even became an island not too long ago, due to winter storms. The summer of 2010, military reservists from California, Michigan, and New York are working to build a road at the new village site.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
3:39 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Spiritual, Conservationist 13 Indigenous Grandmothers prepare for Anchorage meeting

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
11:26 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

Time to toss old prescription drugs say officials

Anchorage, AK – The federal Drug Enforcement Administration has joined with state, tribal, municipal, and nonprofit organizations to hold a prescription drug "Take Back" day.

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