KNBA News: 2013 Top Stories

Feb 17, 2014

Our Community segment December 04, 2013

Dec 4, 2013

Our Community, is the daily 10 minute conversation talking about Arts, Community Services and interesting activities happening right now... in our community!

On Wednesday December 4th, KNBA News Director Joaqulin Estus talked with author Don Reardon about his popular new book "The Ravens Gift".



Water is plentiful in Alaska, and anybody can apply for the right to draw water for personal or commercial use. But a bill that would allow only the government to preserve water has sparked debate.

A water reservation preserves a set amount of water to remain in a water body. The purpose is to reserve water for public purposes such as fish habitat, recreation, transportation, sanitation and drinking water. Anybody can apply for a water reservation.


Oct 15, 2013

Preliminary research shows an apartment complex for homeless alcoholics in Anchorage is helping the residents deal with chronic health and other problems. Karluk Manor has been open nearly two years.  Janet Johnston, an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Alaska Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, says preliminary data shows positive changes for the residents.
“Since the numbers are small I.... and a smaller percentage who are drinking every day.

90.3 KNBA, Music Matters!

Sep 3, 2013

90.3 KNBA, Music Matters! Have fun Volunteering at the station for this Fall’s KNBA Membership Drive October 4th through the 9th. Every year hundreds of listeners pledge support to their favorite public radio station to keep the Great Music and Native programming on the Airwaves throughout south central Alaska.

Let us know you would like to volunteer to answer phones and take pledges during the Fall Membership Drive by calling 793-3528 and we’ll see you here!

Native News Network reports that Alaska Native villages in the rural 49th state of Alaska are in pursuit to increase tourism. Their culture is an important component in their approach to attract tourists to the Alaska Native villages.

The Anchorage Dispatch reports that Alaska's largest city produces 58 million gallons of sewage a day, and much of it ends up being pumped into adjacent Cook Inlet after less treatment than is usually required by federal standards.

Anchorage Press reports that the U.S. Supreme Court, on June 25, struck down a portion of the federal Voting Rights Act that mandated the federal government pre-approve changes to Alaska elections laws and election procedures. Now, if a voter objects that a new state law or procedure is discriminatory, they would have to sue before the VRA could be enforced.