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12:46 am
Thu May 1, 2014

5/1/14 KNBA News - A high-cost alternative energy project in western Alaska is paying off

It's taken years of research, experimentation, testing and innovation, but a low maintenance, easy-to-operate wind turbine project is already showing promise of cutting energy costs by as much as 90%.

With the king salmon run due to begin in weeks, tribes on the Kuskokwim River are discussing strategies to keep food on the table without breaking the law.

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Local News
8:25 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

4/30/14 KNBA News - BP pipeline spews oily mist over 27 acres of North Slope tundra

BP is working to assess repairs needed to a leaky North Slope pipeline that sprayed natural gas and water containing crude oil over 27 acres of snow-covered tundra.

Gov. Sean Parnell says he was concerned about charges of misconduct in the Alaska National Guard in 2010, but lacked the specific information needed to act until this February, when he called for a federal investigation.

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Local News
9:44 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

4/28/14 KNBA News - Melting ice, drifting snow machines show dangers of spring seal hunt

About two dozen snow-machines drifted off into the Bering Sea when a large chunk of ice broke off near Kwigillingok in western Alaska.

Alaskan wins first runner-up title in Miss Indian World competition.

While spring on the North Slope brings four feet of snow on the Dalton Highway, forecasters predict breakup on Interior Alaskan rivers won't be a repeat of last year's disastrous floods.

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7:19 am
Mon April 28, 2014

4/28/14 KNBA News - State's largest herring fishery opened Sunday

The herring fish roe fishery opened in Bristol Bay Sunday.

Even though recent inspections showed no problems, the Skagway ferry dock sank last week, leaving the small Southeast Alaska town without ferry service for two weeks while state officials try to figure out what happened.

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Local News
9:59 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

4/22/14 KNBA News - Legislators work to meld two versions of an education bill into one

A Legislative Conference Committee is going through House and Senate versions of an Omnibus Education bill to identify areas of agreement and sticking points, working toward one bill that both chambers will find acceptable.

BP announced it is selling some of its North Slope assets to Hilcorp, which has been operating in Cook Inlet.

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