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State Leaders Respond to Possible Rural Postal Closures

The United States Postal Service, this week released a list of 3,653 post offices that could be closed, and some of their services handed off to local businesses, while other…

NANA Development Corporation Purchases Gulf Coast Oil and Gas Services Company-Grand Isle Shipyard

ANCHORAGE-With an eye toward future growth in Alaska, Louisiana and across the country, NANA Development Corporation (NDC) and Grand Isle Shipyard, Inc. (GIS) are taking a giant step in their…

Kodiak is Host to a Wonderful Birthday Party Weekend

KODIAK-This weekend, Kodiak was bustling with birthday parties as two of Kodiak’s well-known women and their families and friends celebrated many wonderful years of life.…

Susitna-Watana Hydro Project Gets Traction

ANCHORAGE-Two weeks after signing legislation necessary to move the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project forward, Governor Sean Parnell today said the state is recruiting its Susitna-Watana hydro project team and he expects…

Russian Frigate Pallada Calls on Port of Kodiak

KODIAK-The The Frigate Pallada arrived in Kodiak on Wednesday on its first port call in the United States during its four month around the world tour.…

Murkowski Sends Books to Vandalized Togiak Public Library

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Murkowski yesterday informed the staff of the Togiak Public Library that she has donated 191 books to the library in an effort to help replace materials…

Murkowski Makes Opening Statement at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today delivered the following opening statement at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on a new MIT study on U.S.…

Alaska Senators Fight Against Devastating Genetically Engineered Fish

WASHINGTON D.C.-U.S. Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski joined six other Senators in a letter to the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), warning the agency not to dismiss the…