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  • Trump Critics, European Allies Challenge Pompeo Claim About Snapback of UN Sanctions on Iran Sep 20, 2020
      “With a track record of failure on Iran, the Trump administration’s spin machine appears to be going into overdrive heading into November.” The international community is pushing back against U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Saturday night claim that United Nations sanctions on Iran have been restored—the administration’s latest attempt to escalate tensions with […]
  • Study to Investigate Melting Malaspina Glacier, Potential New Bay Sep 20, 2020
      The rapidly melting Malaspina Glacier in southeastern Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park could create a new ocean bay, one feature in what may be the largest landscape transformation underway in the United States. To better understand these changes, the National Science Foundation recently awarded researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and two partner […]
  • Snare-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 20th Sep 20, 2020
      NEGAQ – SNARE MIKLLUMNI PAPAAMA NEGANEK PILITAAKIINGA, AMITATUGNEK PISIURLUTA. – WHEN I WAS SMALL MY DAD MADE ME SNARES SO WE COULD CATCH WEASELS. Fall and early winter are the best times to hunt Kodiak’s furbearers, when their coats grow full and plush in response to cold weather. Although trapping was introduced in the […]
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  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Sept. 19, 2020 Sep 20, 2020
      DHSS today announced 88 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 86 are residents in 13 communities: Anchorage (53), Fairbanks (12), Wasilla (5),  Utqiaġvik (4), Juneau (3), Bethel Census Area (2) and one each in Chugiak, Douglas, Kotzebue, Northwest Arctic Borough, Palmer, Seward and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area.  Two nonresident cases were reported.  One is […]
  • Coast Guard Medevacs Crewmember near Dutch Harbor Sep 19, 2020
      A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a 48-year-old crewmember from the 653-foot merchant vessel Morning Peace approximately 130 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor. Coast Guard video courtesy Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember approximately 130 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday.  At […]
  • Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman Near Cold Bay Sep 19, 2020
      The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old fisherman with a back injury from fishing vessel Atlantico 40 miles west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Sept. 16. Coast Guard courtesy video. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman approximately 40 miles west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Wednesday. At 2:30 p.m. an Air Station Kodiak […]
  • Battle Heats Up Over Justice Ginsburg’s Replacement Sep 19, 2020
      WASHINGTON – The death of liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves a pivotal vacancy on the bench, giving President Donald Trump a rare opportunity to solidify his imprint on the right-leaning court with a third appointment with potentially far-reaching consequences for the country for a generation to come.      With a […]
  • September 19th, 1903 Sep 19, 2020
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  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87 Sep 19, 2020
      Longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications with cancer.  Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal and the second woman to serve on the court, died at her home in Washington surrounded by her family, according to a statement from the court. She was 87.  “Our nation has lost a justice of historic […]

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