Local News
11:42 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

7/24/14 KNBA News - Residents push for consistent gas prices from Enstar after a 50% price jump

As KSKA's Ann Hillman reports, about 90 people attended a Regulatory Commission of Alaska meeting to ask it to reconsider its decision to approve Enstar's request for a 50% price increase for natural gas.

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Local News
10:03 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

6/25/14 KNBA News - Salmon fisheries open on the Kuskokwim River

Enough king salmon have gone upriver to spawn so state biologists opened the lower Kuskokwim salmon fishery on Friday; it had been closed since May 20.

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Local News
12:18 am
Mon June 2, 2014

6/2/14 KNBA News - High winds knock out power in much of Anchorage, Matanuska valley

Strong winds knocked down power lines around Anchorage, leaving 70 to 80 percent of Anchorage without power Saturday morning.

Rain nearly knocked out the Funny River wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula, but remaining hot spots could smolder into the summer.

Pavlof Volcano, some 600 miles southwest of Anchorage, is having a low-level eruption.

Saturday two Athabascan men, ages 71 and 65, completed a 375 mile trek honoring their mother, Katie John, and subsistence rights.

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5:07 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

5/30/14 KNBA News - Light rain slows the spread of the 300 square-mile Funny River wildfire

The Funny River wildfire is now 46% contained, meaning fire breaks that flames likely cannot cross surround nearly half the fire.

Alaska Congressman Don Young amended the Maguson-Stevens Act as it moved through the U.S. Natural Resources Committee,to allow subsistence fishermen a voice on the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council.

The board of directors of the regional Native corporation Sealaska named Anthony Mallott as president and CEO. He's the son of former CEO and long-time board member Byron Mallott, who's running for Governor.

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Local News
7:21 am
Wed May 21, 2014

5/21/14 KNBA News - Firefighters work overnight to fight fires near Tyonek, Soldotna

About a hundred residents of Tyonek, on the west side of Cook Inlet, were evacuated yesterday. Now shifting winds have the fire headed toward the village of Beluga, about ten miles from Tyonek. The wildfire near Soldotna, which started on the Funny River on the Kenai Peninsula, has burned across 31 square miles, or 20,000 acres.

Certain kinds of ammunition are in short supply in Northwest Alaska.

The federal archives in Anchorage is closing next month. Records will be sent to Seattle and digitized.

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