96.1 FM | 780 AM | “Yours for Western Alaska”

Posts Tagged ‘Senator Mark Begich’

Kawerak President Melanie Bahnke Testifies in Senate Hearing (full address)

U.S. Senator Mark Begich held a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Field Hearing at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, Saturday. Leaders from various Alaska Native regions testified including Kawerak President Melanie Bahnke, raised on St. Lawrence Island, in Savoonga. Listen, below, to Bahnke’s powerful testimony to Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-28-profile-senate-hearing-bahnke.mp3

Read More

Update News: Monday, June 10, 2013

In Monday’s News: Nome miners and officials talk off-shore dredging safety and regulations at Old St. Joe’s; Port of Nome expects busiest summer on record; Nome Police Dept publicizes ATV safety; Political candidates already announcing runs for 2014 election.

Read More

Update News: Monday, April 15, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska Legislature wraps up in time – passes bill that gives oil companies a tax cut; Kotzebue investigates death of 7-year old Suyuk Brown; 9-year-old boy falls into glacier crevasse at Arctic Man, presumed dead; Joe Miller announces exploring running against Senator Mark Begich in 2014; Early breakup in Beaufort Sea underscores…

Read More

Update News: Thursday, March 7, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Natives met with legislators to express concern over resource development bills; Governor Sean Parnell explains appointment of Timothy Dooley to Nome Superior Court; Small airplane servicing Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race flipped while taking off; State elections official calling Senator Begich to correct statements about voting in Alaska; Senator Mark Begich…

Read More

Update News: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Senator Mark Begich introducing bill to grant share of revenues from off-shore drilling; Alaska Native and American Indian tribes can now speak directly to the President regarding disaster relief; Executive from Arctic Slope Regional Corporation appointed to national Arctic Oil Spill Committee; Nome Public Schools is moving forward with its Community Engagement…

Read More

Update News: Friday, January 25, 2013

In Friday’s News: Social Security payments to switch to electronic payment March 1st, recipients wanting a paper check need to fill out waiver; Sen. Begich co-sponsoring legislation aimed at improving mental health care; New trial date set for Teddy Kyle Smith, charged with attempted murder, assault, etc.; Coast Guard still investigating mystery petroleum source found…

Read More

Update News: Thursday, January 17, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell gave State of the State address last night, focusing on energy production; Sitnasauk Native Corporation has announced creation of Sitnasauk Financial Services; Mercury Monitoring Site coming to Nome; Senator Mark Begich has appealed to President Obama asking to invest more in the Arctic; Three schools in region receive awards…

Read More