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  • Coast Guard Crews Provide Coverage for Navy, Marine Corps Arctic Exercise in Alaska Sep 21, 2019
         Click on images to view high-resolution versions. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews provided coverage for Navy and Marine Corps personnel participating in the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019 in Alaska during the month of September. The purpose of their coverage was to ensure the safety of exercise participants through the provision of […]
  • Coast Guard Aircrew Rescues Hunter after Vessel Sinks in Three Saints Bay Sep 21, 2019
       Click on image to view high resolution version. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a hunter after his vessel sunk in Three Saints Bay, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 37-year-old hunter from a life raft and safely transported him to Kodiak, where he was reported in good […]
  • US to Send Troops, Military Equipment to Saudi Arabia, UAE Sep 21, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. is sending additional military forces and air defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said Friday night. The announcement came after last weekend’s attacks on Saudi Arabian oil installations for which U.S. officials said Iran was responsible, an allegation that Tehran denies. President Donald Trump “has […]
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  • Governor Dunleavy on Shaw Rejection: Senate Appears to Be Pushing Political Litmus Test on PFD Sep 20, 2019
    “Laddie Shaw is Well-Qualified, There’s No Question”  Governor Michael J. Dunleavy gives an update after a majority of Senate Republicans failed to confirm Rep. Laddie Shaw to Senate District M. Youtube (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy Thursday shared the following statement after Senate Republicans rejected the confirmation of Representative Laddie Shaw […]
  • Murkowski Continues Fight for Clear Labels on GE Salmon Sep 20, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), a member of the Appropriations Committee, Thursday announced a provision within the Agriculture Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2020 to prevent the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) salmon to the U.S. market until a consumer study is completed, determining the effectiveness of USDA’s recent labeling guidelines for […]
  • Dunleavy Signs Senate Bill 40, Establishes February as Black History Month in Alaska Sep 20, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – At a signing ceremony held today at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living Memorial in Anchorage, Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy signed into law Senate Bill 40 establishing the month of February each year as Black History Month in Alaska.  SB 40, sponsored by Senator Elvi Gray-Jackson, honors and recognizes the […]
  • Governor’s Senate Appointment Not Confirmed by Senate Republicans Sep 20, 2019
    ANCHORAGE – Thursday, Governor Mike Dunleavy’s appointment to Senate District M, Representative Laddie Shaw, did not receive the majority vote of approval from Senate Republicans needed to be confirmed to the seat.   On August 7, a vacancy was left in Senate District M when Senator Chris Birch died suddenly from an aortic dissection.    […]
  • Car Thief takes Troopers, Police on Car Chase Through Homer Sep 20, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers report that they were taken on a high-speed chase on the lower Kenai Peninsula on Tuesday that resulted in the arrest of an Anchorage/Anchor Point man. A trooper, while conducting a traffic stop at 3:50 pm was contacted by a man who reported that his 2000 GMC pickup had just been stolen. […]

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No Acknowledgement from Our politicians This day

No Acknowledgement from Our politicians This day

Each year throughout our history, the Alaska Native News has posted statements from our Alaska delegation, and major politicians within our state, on Labor Day. The celebration of our laborers…

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