SWAMC

KDLG Evening Newscast for Monday March 17, 2014

Mar 17, 2014

This newscast includes a story about the latest unemployment data for Alaska, the recent Governor candidates forum at the SWAMC Economic Summitt, and changes in the staffing at the largest state park in the nation.

Mike Mason

2 of the 3 major candidates seeking to be the next Governor of Alaska participated in a candidate’s forum earlier this month in Anchorage. KDLG’s Mike Mason covered the forum and filed this report.

On Thursday U.S. Senator Mark Begich addressed the ongoing economic summit of the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference in Anchorage. He spoke about the Pebble Mine, a natural gas pipeline, and criticism he received recently from members of the Alaska Legislature. KDLG’s Mike Mason is covering the economic summit and filed this report.

Alaska Fisheries Science Center

The effort to pass a piece of legislation to reauthorize 12 economic development organizations in Alaska hit a snag recently in the Alaska Legislature. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

SWAMC Members Approve Several Resolutions

Feb 27, 2013
SWAMC

The members of the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference approved several resolutions during their annual meeting last week in Anchorage.