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10/9/13 Questions about the security of on-line medical records crop up; Tribal leaders in western Alaska meet to discuss energy needs as winter approaches On-line medical records on the Alaska E-health Network are as safe, and as vulnerable, as on-line banking information, but promises better, more efficient health care.
10/8/13 A small company says fracking will help it get oil out of rocks south of Prudhoe Bay; An end-point for a natural gas line is agreed upon; Tribes worry about how long federal shutdown will continue Fracking may help a small independent company get some 950 million barrels of oil out of rocks just south of Prudhoe Bay.
10/3/13 Federal government shutdown continues; Alaska health care providers embrace Affordable Care Act implementation As Congress wrangles over the federal government shutdown, and the Affordable Care Act, Alaska health care providers call the opening of a public market for health insurance an exciting day.
12/20/10 Newscast - Diomede trapped without airport; Oceania Cruises adds AK to summer itinerary; Alaska Air National Guardsman Major Wayne Don awarded international leadership fellowship Diomede villagers wanted to go to President Obama's tribal conference, but couldn't get off the island. They wrote to the President asking for help. Oceania Cruises adds Alaska to summer itinerary, which will help vendors who lost business when Cruise West shut down. Wayne Don of Mekoryuk wins international leadership fellowship.
12/15/10 Newscast - Tribes seek travel money to attend White House conference; Work begins on a mixed low- and regular-income housing complex in Anchorage; Eligible shrimp fishermen can get federal assistance Tribes have written to President Obama saying they need funding to travel to the White House Tribal Conference.
12/7/10 Newscast: 3 arrested in shooting; ANWR anniversary; Governor and Lt. Gov. get sworn into office Anchorage Police Department has arrested three men in relation to a shooting. President Obama notes the 50th anniversary of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to mixed reactions. Governor Sean Parnell and Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell sworn into office.
11/19/10 - A program to keep the heat and lights in rural Alaska is working A series of fuel-related crises in rural Alaska in 2008 prompted the start of "Fuel Watch," a program to help communities get the fuel they need. The state of Alaska says the program is working well.
Panel discusses history, legacy of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ANCSA broke barriers, changed Alaska, and changed the way Congress looks at Native American issues. The 40th Anniversary of ANCSA is in December 2011. An ad hoc group organized a panel of people involved in the movement to settle claims. 11/18/2010
11/8/10 Newscast - Count continues in US Senate race; Biologists may kill wolves near Anchorage Count of absentee ballots begins in Senate race. Department of Fish and Game prepares to cull wolf packs near Anchorage that seem to be losing their fear of humans. Murder trial starts for 5-time DUI offender. Fairbanks legislators not given leadership posts in Legislature.
11/6/10 Santa visits remote St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs Christmas came early for a village in the Pribilofs, courtesy of the Alaska National Guard. St. Paul is a village of some 500 people known to many as the northern-most port for crab fishermen in the TV reality show "Deadliest Catch."
Fatty acids in fish - supplements don't work as well as the real thing 11/4/10 Six-year-old Hayden Martin died in a Wasilla home. A man with a long record of driving while under the influence of alcohol has been arrested in connection to a four-car pileup in East Anchorage. The chemical equivalent of a fatty acid found in fish isn't equal to the real thing in preventing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Southcentral Alaska Mayors report on the state of their cities 11/2/10 Regulations, declining oil production, and roads are among the concerns of mayors in south central Alaska region. The mayors recently told
Farmed impacts to wild fish and environment grow along with skyrocketing industry 10/29/10 According to United Nations estimates, the world now consumes more farmed fish than wild. A University of Victoria, British Columbia, research team has figured out a way to measure the ecological impacts of the industry, which is skyrocketing.
Evaluation finds Dental Health Aide Therapists competent, respected 10/26/10 Alaska Natives have high rates of dental disease and tremendous unmet needs. Tribes are developing a program to help.
Detox and treatment unit reopens after getting shut down for health and safety issues One of the too few detox and treatment facilities available to people seeking treatment has reopened after being shut down for undisclosed health and safety issues. 10/13/2010.
U.S. Senate Candidate Joe Miller criticizes media coverage; Calista fires CEO Matthew Nicolai after investigating sexual harassment charges Joe Miller blasts reporters for stories about his family accepting benefits he has criticized for being unconstitutional or for feeding entitlement mentality, and that he may have resigned rather than get fired from the Fairbanks North Star Borough for on-the-job politicking.
Alaska Native Corporations take heat for raking in billions of dollars thanks to special advantages in Small Business Administration program Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill announces plans to strip Native corporations of special advantages they have under the SBA 8(a) program. Three Alaska Native corporations call for reform.
Candidates for U.S. Senate give positions on issues affecting Alaska Natives, 10/8/10 Candidates describe their positions and what they'd do to address issues affecting Alaska Natives.
Profile: Susan Bell, Commissioner of Community, Commerce and Economic Development Susan Bell is one of few Alaska Natives in leadership positions in state government. She outlines her vision for the agency she manages.
Aug. 27, 2010 KNBA Newscast Tea Party Express pick Joe Miller still in the lead over U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Republican primary. Under the theory "build it and they will come," Tenakee Springs readies a home for a large family, which is needed to keep school open. Newscast for 8/27/10.