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Address to the Legislator: Senator Begich, Chief Justice Carpeneti, Senator Murkowski

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Tune in to KSKA Monday at 3:00 pm to hear Senator Mark Begich's annual address to the Alaska legislature. You can also watch live coverage on Gavel Alaska. Audio is also available here in MP3: Fresh Air can be heard tonight at 11:00 pm on KSKA.

Senator Murkowski Address to Legislature

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Tune in to KSKA Thursday (Feb. 23) at 3:00 pm to hear Senator Lisa Murkowski's annual address to the Alaska legislature. KSKA will also broadcast Senator Mark Begich and Alaska Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti's in the weeks ahead.
  • Thursday Feb. 23 @ 3:00 pm - Senator Lisa Murkowski
  • Wednesday Feb. 29 @ 3:00 pm - Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti
  • Monday March 5 @ 3:00 pm - Senator Mark Begich
You can also watch live coverage on Gavel Alaska. Fresh Air can be heard at 11:00 pm on KSKA.

Senate Confirms Judge Morgan Christen

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The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Morgan Christen on Thursday to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The tally was 95-3.

Alaska News Nightly: October 4, 2011

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Employee of Native Corporation Subsidiary Indicted in Kick-back Scheme. Longtime State Employee in DC Resigns Over Partisanship. Murkowski Names New Fisheries Aide. Federal Workers in Alaska Face Uncertain Future. Officials Suggest Sinking Rat Infested Ship. State Settles Rural Education Case. Kodiak Schools Weigh In on NCLB Waivers. Alaska Organizations Win USDA Grants. Anchorage High School Grad Wins Physics Nobel. Juneau Couple Watch Meteor Show. Museum Preserves Knowledge on Local Foods. Correction on SOS story.

Denali Commission Returns $15 Million to Government

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After seven months of uncertainty, the head of the Denali Commission says a long awaited answer about whether the commission would need to return $15 million has been settled.

Alaska News Nightly: September 15, 2011

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Alaska Has Fastest Growing Senior Population in US, Senate Receives Update on State Employee Retirement System, Arctic Ice Melts to Second Lowest Recorded Level, Klukwan, Inc. Closes Haines Office, Murkowski, Parnell Among Those to Discuss Plan for State’s Minerals, Proposed Halibut Catch Sharing Plan Causing Rift Between Commercial, Charter Industries, Text Giving Program Comes to Anchorage, Over $118 Million Will Be Given to American Indian, Alaska Native Tribes, Organizations

Alaska Delegation Reacts to President’s Jobs Speech

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Alaska’s Congressional delegation is giving the President’s speech Thursday night on creating jobs and boosting the economy mixed reviews along party lines. Before a rarely-convened joint session of Congress, President Obama laid out a plan he’s calling the American Jobs Act.

Obama’s Jobs Speech Receives Mixed Reviews

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Alaska’s Congressional delegation is giving the President’s speech Thursday on jobs mixed reviews, mostly along party lines. President Obama laid out a plan he’s calling the American Jobs Act.

Alaska News Nightly: August 31, 2011

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Pollock Fleet Asks, "Where Are The Fish?" Bethel Murder Trial Proceedings Off to a Rocky Start. Fire Claims Dot Lake Utility Building. Secretary Sebelius Visits the Alaska Native Health Center. Ester Residents Raise Money for a Library. Chum Run is Strong on the Yukon. Southeast's Pink Salmon Fleet Logs Record Year. Federal Government offers Help for Alaskan's Facing Foreclosure. NANA Opens New Hotel in Kotzebue

Health Secretary Meets with Tribes

Yesterday (Tuesday), with Alaska's U.S. senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich and several senior federal agency officials, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius took part in a roundtable discussion hosted by Southcentral Foundation, an Alaska Native healthcare organization serving Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, and several rural villages.

Alaska Issues Under Scrutiny in Wake of Fuglvog Incident

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The admission this month by a Senate staffer that he’s guilty of illegal fishing in Alaska is creating greater impact than just one man’s future.

Murkowski Answers Questions on ‘Talk of Alaska’

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Jane Lubchenco interrupted the meeting in Anchorage this morning to announce there had been an earthquake in Washington DC.

U.S. Senate Business

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Tuesday, August 23 at 10:00 am It’s August recess time for the U.S. Congress – when members get back in touch with their districts. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski is looking for ways to advance her issues in a Senate controlled by Democrats, even as those Democrats find all sorts of bills in front of them that were passed by the Republican- controlled House.

Suspicious Packages Sent to Alaska Delegation Contained Concrete Material Sample

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The FBI has determined a white powder contained in packages sent to members of Alaska’s congressional delegation was not a hazardous substance but a sample of concrete material.

Murkowski Unveils Early Education Legislation

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Senator Lisa Murkowski unveiled the “Early Intervention for Graduation Success Bill” on Friday at East High School in Anchorage. Murkowski says this legislation would not introduce a new program, but would expand on dropout legislation that is already in place.

Fuglvog Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violations

Arnie Fuglvog pleaded guilty to federal Lacey Act violations in federal court in Anchorage Thursday. As part of a plea deal reached with federal prosecutors, Fuglvog will be released on his own recognizance, pay no bail

Ben Stevens; Role ‘Clarification;’ and the PFD

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Friday, August 12 @ 2:00pm on KSKA and 7:30pm on KAKM Some of the top stories of the week have are: former State Senator Ben Stevens will not face federal corruption charges; Governor Sean Parnell “clarifies” Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell’s role; Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar tours Alaska; former Murkowski aide arraigned in Anchorage courtroom; “Palin gets state legal aid to fight lawsuit”; PFD faces extreme volatility due to world market turmoil; federal government investigating BOEMRE scientist.

Raising the Debt Ceiling; ANCSA at 40; and the Impact of Losing ANI

This week, the debt ceiling has been raised but stability has yet to be seen; the impacts of the loss of Alaska Newspapers; a former Murkowski aide may be headed to prison; community response to Mayor Sullivan’s proposed sidewalk sitting ordinance; surviving on urban subsistence; and a discussion of ANCSA.

Former Murkowski Aide May Face Jail Time for Fishing Violation

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A former congressional aide may spend as much as 10-months in prison for a fishing violation while was a member of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council.

Alaska News Nightly: August 2, 2011

Former Murkowski Aide May Face Jail Time for Fishing Violation, Congress May Leave FAA in Partial Shut-Down Mode, Cordova Times Will Be Purchased By Its Editor, Permanent Fund Dividend Will be Lower than Last Year, and more...