Iditarod

Local News
1:41 am
Mon March 3, 2014

3/3/14 - Iditarod sled dog race kicks off

Iditarod musher Ray Redington, Jr. leans out to give a high five to a spectator at 15th and Cordova in Anchorage.
Credit Joaqlin Estus

Sixty-nine mushers, each with a team of 16 dogs, are on their way to Nome in the Iditarod Sled-dog Race. Mushers include three Alaska Natives:  Inupiaq John Baker of Kotzebue, Yup'ik Pete Kaiser of Bethel, and Yup'ik Michael Williams, Jr., of Akiak.

In an attempt to increase the numbers of moose and caribou available for hunters, state officials killed a pack of 11 wolves the National Park Service had been studying for the past seven years.

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Local News
12:00 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

2/28/14 KNBA News - A bill to restrict Medicaid for abortions for low-income women moves forward

A bill that restricts Medicaid payments for abortions, and includes no money for family planning, has moved from its final House committee. It goes next to the floor, then to the Governor.

The Iditarod sled-dog race draws the attention of thousands of teachers and students internationally.

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Local News
9:14 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

KNBA Morning News 2/18/14 - About 200 people rally in Juneau to "Save Our Schools"

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