KNBA Morning Newscasts
11:38 am
Wed January 18, 2012

1/18/12 Newscast - Supporters have collected enough signatures to get an initiative to restore the Alaska Coastal Management Program on the ballot; Workers are pumping fuel from the Renda to Nome; Gov. Begich name new rural affairs & military staff

Anchorage, AK – The Alaska Sea Party, a group of municipal leaders and citizens, has announced they have enough signatures on an initiative to restore the Alaska Coastal Management Program to get it on the ballot, if the Legislature doesn't adopt legislation similar to the initiative. The tanker Renda is pumping emergency fuel to the port of Nome. Sen. Mark Begich has named a new rural affairs liaison, and a military staff person.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:51 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

1/17/12 Newscast - Coastal Management initiative garners needed signatures; The Board of Game okays wolf kills on Kenai Peninsula; Animals in cruelty case strain resources of municipal shelter; A grant helps preserve Kodiak Alutiiq dialect

Anchorage, AK – Organizers of a citizen's initiative to restore the Alaska Coastal Management Program say they have enough signatures to put the measure on the ballot. The Board of Game votes to launch wolf kills to boost Kenai Peninsula moose numbers dwindling due to habitat changes. The Municipal shelter is asking for help in sheltering more than 100 animals brought in in two cases of alleged animal cruelty. In Kodiak, an effort is underway to preserve the local dialect of the Alutiiq language.

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Qaa luh / Hosted by David Sam
6:40 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

Qaa Luh Diane Benson UAA Classes available

Anchorage, AK – UAA instructor, Diane Benson on class offering violence on AK Native Women and another on Native Americans on screen

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Qaa luh / Hosted by David Sam
6:16 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

Qaa Luh Diane Benson UAA Classes available

Anchorage, AK – UAA instructor, Diane Benson on violence on AK Native Women and Native Americans on screen

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:30 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

1/16/12 Newscast - Attorneys honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with free legal aid; Seasonal respiratory virus that can cause complications cropping up

Anchorage, AK – In honor of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., About a hundred attorneys are volunteering their time to provide legal aide in civil matters in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, and Sitka. A respiratory virus is common, but hits Alaska hard, and causes serious complications for some babies.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
9:59 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

1/13/12 Newscast - Royal Dutch Shell okay to drill in the Chukchi Sea; The Renda and Healy are making progress toward Nome; Game Board to consider aerial predator control of bears; Inupiaq filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha McLean to show "On the Ice"

Anchorage, AK – The EPA's Environmental Appeals Board has rejected challenges to an air permit EPA granted for a Shell drill ship to work in the Chukchi Sea. The Russian tanker Renda and Coast Guard ice-breaker Healy are moving ahead to deliver fuel to ice-bound Nome. Former Gov. Tony Knowles and others prepare to testify against aerial predator control of grizzly and black bears. Inupiaq filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha McLean will show his feature film "On the Ice" at an Alaska Film Festival tonight.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:55 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

1/12/12 Newscast - Snow closes some school bus routes, Snowfall this year is twice the norm and more is coming; Emergency fuel delivery for Nome stymied by sea ice

Anchorage, AK – School bus routes along the Seward Hwy and south of Anchorage are cancelled due to whiteout driving conditions. Unusually high snowfall in Anchorage is forecast to continue. Yesterday the tanker Renda, which is carrying 1.3 million gallons of fuel, and the U.S. Coast Guard ice-breaker Healy, made little to no progress toward Nome due to headwinds, contrary currents, and pressurized ice. Meanwhile fuel is running low in Nome, where temperatures have been below zero since Dec. 24.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:53 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

1/11/12 Newscast - A section of the Seward Highway south of Anchorage is closed due to avalanches, weather; A judge says files on an investigation of Don Young cannot remain sealed; The tanker Renda is making slow progress through sea ice

Anchorage, AK – South of Anchorage the Seward Highway is closed from Bird Creek to Girdwood due to avalanches and whiteout conditions, but expected to reopen this afternoon. A federal judge rules criminal investigation files on Alaska Representative Don Young cannot remain sealed. The investigation involved a $10-million earmark for a Florida road, which benefitted one of his capaign donors. The tanker Renda, on a mission to deliver fuel to ice-bound Nome, is making slow progress through thick ice.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:52 pm
Tue January 10, 2012

1/12/12 Newscast - A tanker is making slow progress to deliver fuel to ice-bound Nome; Cook Inlet Beluga whale numbers continue to drop; A Hoonah man is declared incompetant to stand trial in the murder two police officers

Anchorage, AK – The tanker Renda is within a hundred nautical miles of Nome, where final plans are being reviewed for getting fuel from the tanker to shore using hoses. Designations of critical habitat and endangered species have not prevented the continued drop in the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale population. The population of 1,300 in the 1980s is now down to an estimated 284. A Hoonah man has been declared incompetant to stand trial for killing two police officers.

KNBA Morning Newscasts
11:11 am
Mon January 9, 2012

1/09/12 Newscast - An Australian company won a coal exploration lease north of Anchorage; National Guard troops helping Cordova cope with 18 feet of snow; A tanker carrying fuel to Nome to arrive later than expected

Anchorage, AK – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is awarding a lease to explore for coal near Chickaloon to Australian company Riverdale, raising concerns about mining impacts for the Chickaloon Tribal Council. Dozens of National Guard troops are helping Cordova residents dig out from under 18 feet of snow. The tanker carrying fuel to Nome is arriving later than expected.

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