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1:00 am
Mon June 23, 2014

6/23/14 KNBA News - Gov. Parnell signs bill to fund Knik Arm Bridge with federal, state dollars

A new law drops a proposed public-private partnership for Knik crossing funding. The plan now is for to use public funds, two-thirds of which will be repaid with $5 one-way tolls collected from bridge users. Funding and construction is also being transferred from the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

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Our Community
4:31 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Our Community - Mountain View Street Fair!

Mountain View Street Fair
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Danny Preston speaks with representative Geran Tarr about the 6th Annual Mountain View Street Fair! The street fair will include activities such as a whacky hair, face painting, giveaways, and much more! Be sure to attend next Saturday from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Clark Middle School. 

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Local News
6:00 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

6/20/14 KNBA News - State looks into hiring of a former police officer accused of sexual harassment

A former police dispatcher describes the alleged sexual harassment at the hands of  a former police officer hired to oversee the state ferry system's security.  

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Local News
1:26 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

6/19/14 KNBA News - Kuskokwim River fishing closures prompt fears of conflict, civil disobedience

Kuskokwim River villagers warn fisheries managers of talk about armed conflict and civil disobedience over closures that are leaving fish racks and freezers empty during the normally busy fishing season. Managers say biology, not protests, will decide when fisheries will be opened, and their count shows promising numbers of salmon are returning to spawn. An opening may come as early as this weekend.

A tribal administrator in Eastern Interior Alaska admits to $23,000 embezzlement.

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Local News
1:13 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

6/19/14 KNBA News - Kluti Kaan tribal administrator admits to embezzling $23,000

The administrator of a tribe near Copper Center has pleaded guilty of working with an accomplice to embezzle $23,000. A tribal board member pled guilty to similar charges in September.

The Kenaitze Tribe on the Kenai Peninsula celebrated the opening of a new health center, 25 years after the tribe began to organize to fight for, create or support governance and programs for subsistence, education, social services, health and cultural and language.

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