Local News
1:49 am
Wed April 8, 2015

4/8/15 - Ethan Berkowitz, Amy Demboski top vote-getters in Anchorage mayor's race

Runoff election to be scheduled

With 99% of the ballots counted in yesterday’s municipal election, Ethan Berkowitz has a wide lead in the Anchorage mayor’s race. He took 37% of the vote. Amy Demboski came in second with 24 percent,  Andrew Halcro in third with 22%, and Dan Coffey in fourth with 15% of the votes. Forty-five percent of the ballots cast is needed to win, so a runoff election between Berkowitz and Dembosky will be scheduled. 

New School board members are Kathleen Plunkett, Tam Agosti-Gisler, and Elisa Snelling.

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Local News
1:03 am
Wed April 8, 2015

4/7/15 - Legislative leaders vote to seize millions of acres of federal lands

Legislators debate states’ rights and constitutionality of a state law to seize federal lands

Monday, legislators voted on a controversial bill that would seize some 170 million acres of federal land in Alaska, excluding national parks and the military. Opponents said the bill is unconstitutional, and, with a fiscal crisis at hand, now is not the time to begin pointless litigation. But bill supporters said Alaskans should be able to fight for what is rightfully theirs. The bill passed 27 to 11 along caucus lines. It will now be sent to the Senate.

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Our Community
4:55 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

Our Community - We Came to Stay!

We Came to Stay

KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Vivian Melde and Shirley Mae Springer. Both women conceptualized We Came to Stay, which is an upcoming  project that is a collection of unknown or lesser known stories that highlights community upbringings. The project is part of the Centennial Celebration and Alaska will be turning 100 this year! They would like everyone to come to the event on Saturday, Aprill 11th, from 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM. It's all taking place at the Wendy Williamson auditorium.

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4:04 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Volunteer at KNBA during Spring Membership Drive!

Volunteer Call ~


It's that time of year - KNBA 90.3fm & Koahnic Broadcast Corporation are gearing up for our SPRING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!  We are looking for Volunteers who are able to take calls during the On-Air portions of the Membership Drive.  Shifts are below:


Weekday Shifts ~

April 9, 10, 13, 14 & 15:




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Local News
7:04 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

4/3/15 - Video surfaces of a Bethel police officer's violent arrest of an intoxicated Alaska Native

Senate Finance cuts include $100 from education funding

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