Used drum set for sale with cymbals, stands and hardware for $250. Call 766 3717
Submit and View KHNS Postings
From Our Listeners
Thanks to our Generous Underwriters, Sponsors and Grantors
In his inaugural address, President Obama envisioned a nation where even "the poorest child knows she has the same chance to succeed as anyone else." But a new report finds that 44 percent of Americans do not have the savings to cover basic expenses for three months if they lose their income.
First-time House Finance Committee member Rep. Cathy Muñoz, R-Juneau, led her first subcommittee meeting Tuesday afternoon, as the Finance subcommittee on the University of Alaska budget schedule met in the Alaska State Capitol.
UA President Patrick Gamble and Legislative Finance Division analyst David Teal gave presentations on the university system’s budget overview for fiscal year 2014, with Gamble making UA’s case for budget requests that were not included in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed operating and capital budgets last month.
After a couple of rough years in Alaska aviation, 2012 offered a relative bright spot with 11 fatalities, almost half of the deaths of the previous year.
When the National Transportation Safety Board last week released its report on the disappearance of pilot Brendan Mattingley’s plane in October of last year -- determining that Mattingley was likely dead after his plane vanished over Cook Inlet -- it brought the number of fatalities from Alaska aviation accidents in 2012 to 11.
JUNEAU -- Industry turned out in force at a legislative hearing Tuesday in support of Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax cut proposal, with timber, mining, and other industries rallying behind their colleagues in the oil and gas industry.
Only about 30 seconds into the hearing came the first mention of North Dakota, the first of repeated assertions that if Alaska would offer more competitive tax rates, it would see boom that North Dakota has experienced from its Bakken oil shale.
Alaska's new transportation commissioner, off to a rocky start with legislators and their ferry advisory board, went a long way toward rebuilding that relationship Tuesday.
Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Pat Kemp had kept the Marine Transportation Advisory Board (MTAB) out of the process of changing ferry construction plans and the appointment of a deputy commissioner overseeing the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Polar bear scientist Charles Monnett's long-running entanglement with bureaucratic investigations into the quality and ethics of his work may not be over, despite a finding by his government employer in September that he could return to work. At the time, Monnett was delivered the equivalent of a slap on the hand -- a written reprimand for sharing work emails with environmentalists.
Local News for Jan. 28, 2013 | KHNS FM
Local reaction to the changes to the Alaska Class Ferry project; a power outage, a small earthquake, chilly weather and a basketball wrap-up.