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Senate Dems Call for an Audit of the Auditors

Feb 21, 2013
Alaska Senate Democrats

A handful of Democrats in the Alaska Senate are calling for an audit of the auditors for the State of Alaska that look at the tax returns of the major oil producers.      

Reality show seeks Rural Alaskan women

Feb 20, 2013

An Anchorage-based casting company is looking for young Alaskan women to participate in a Florida reality show; specifically single women between 21 and 35 to travel to Miami to possibly find romance there. The show is for a major national television network. The shooting would last for 5 weeks and would be an all expense paid trip. KYUK’s John Active spoke with Mary Katzke with Affinity Films about the details.

The Nushagak Fish and Game Advisory Committee has finalized their comments on the setnet permit stacking proposal for Bristol Bay that will be taken up at next week's Board of Fisheries meeting.

The Hispanic Population in Alaska is Growing

Feb 20, 2013

Some new analysis from the State of Alaska shows that Alaska's Hispanic population is growing and currently makes up over 5-percent of the population.

Fairly Stable Permit Values for Bristol Bay

Feb 20, 2013
Sailing for Salmon Exhibit

The value of set and drift permits in Bristol Bay remains fairly stable according to the latest data from the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.

Mike Mason

The State of Alaska has a problem with derelict vessels and lawmakers in Juneau are looking at how to address the situation. Last Thursday the Fisheries Committee in the Alaska House of Representatives heard information about the growing number of derelict fishing and other vessels in Alaska.

Candidates for the BB-RSDA Board of Directors

Feb 18, 2013
BBRSDA

The list of candidates has been set for the upcoming election for the organization that represents all of the drift-net permit holders in Bristol Bay.

www.frankmurkowski.com

Former U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski is calling on President Obama to stop the EPA's efforts to prepare a watershed assessment for the Bristol Bay region. This comes as some vocal opponents are criticizing the Agency for further delays in the process.

Alaska House Majority Organization

A piece of legislation was introduced on Friday that could result in some additional money for local school districts in Alaska.

Juneau Empire

Last week the first woman to sit on the Alaska Supreme Court called for greater cooperation between the judicial system in Alaska and the growing number of Tribal courts.

House Majority Outlines "Guiding Principles"

Feb 15, 2013
House Majority Caucus

The Republican dominated Majority Caucus in the Alaska House of Representatives intends to focus on 5 guiding principles over the next 2 years.

J. Stephen Conn / flickr.com

Alaska's Congressional Delegation continues to voice displeasure with the recent decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to prohibit construction of a road between Cold Bay and King Cove.

State of Indian Nations Address Given Thursday

Feb 14, 2013
National Congress of American Indians

The challenges facing Alaska Natives and American Indians were outlined in detail Thursday during the annual "State of Indian Nations" address.

Dillingham City School District

    

The man who has led the Dillingham School District for the last 3 years will stay on the job for another year.     

Revenue Sharing Bill Introduced in Juneau

Feb 13, 2013

A member of the minority organization in the State House has put forward a couple of bills intended to increase the amount of money the State of Alaska shares with communities.

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