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12:05 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Alaskan Music Spotlight - Super / Frenzy

Super Saturated Sugar Strings

Friday June 27, 2014 KNBA featured TWO bands Live In-Studio,  The Super Saturated Sugar Strings and Feeding Frenzy. Both groups bring the progressive, yet gritty front porch roots music that Alaskan audiences love. Both bands are celebrating new releases this summer and are very active on the summer and fall tour schedule. Visit their websites and tour calendars!

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Local News
9:26 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

7/3/14 KNBA News - Missouri Senator McCaskill looks at federal contracts, Alaska Native corporations

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has asked the Small Business Administration for information that would show if 2011 requirements for Alaska Native corporations engaged in federal contracting are working.

The Native corporation for southeast Alaska, Sealaska, has a new CEO, a new Board chairman, and one new board member. They're promising a more open approach, including more frequent communications with shareholders.

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Local News
9:17 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

KNBA News - State election officials testify in Native language case

State election officials testifying in court said they work hard to help Native language speakers and to recruit bilingual outreach workers.

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill asks SBA for information that would show if 2011 requirements for Alaska Native corporations engaged in federal contracting are working.

The comment period on a proposed rule that would allow the Dept. of Interior to accept applications to place land in Alaska in trust.

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Headlines
12:00 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

KNBA Transmitter Being Repaired


The KNBA Engineering Department is currently replacing important parts on our main Transmitter.  We are operating from a secondary system that requires us to transmit using lower power levels. This has had a very noticeable affect on the quality of the 90.3 FM signal.  Thank you for your patience as we anticipate the repairs to be completed soon. 

Loren Dixon, Director of Programming & Operations.

Local News
6:03 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

7/2/14 KNBA News - Expert testifies state of Alaska has a long history of discrimination

Testifying in court on a case alleging the state has failed to provide full language assistance to Alaska Natives in elections, an expert witness cited the requirement in Territorial days when Alaska Natives were not allowed citizenship unless they renounced their own culture.

Donlin Gold and The Kuskokwim Corporation have signed an agreement for Donlin's proposed gold mine 120 miles upriver from Bethel.

The state seeks to join a lawsuit over a road through the Izembeck National Wildlife Refuge linking King Cove to an all-weather airport at Cold Bay.

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