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  • AMHS will Temporarily Resume Service to Prince Rupert Oct 16, 2019
    Sailings are scheduled for Oct. 29 and Nov. 25. (JUNEAU, Alaska) – With approval from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and law enforcement support from the City of Prince Rupert, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is scheduling two runs to Prince Rupert. The three parties are working together to determine how AMHS can meet CBP […]
  • ‘Swamp Is Anything But Drained’: Report Details 281 Lobbyists in Trump Administration Over First Two Years Oct 16, 2019
    “The swamp is Trump hiring 281 lobbyists in just a couple years of his administration.” A new report from ProPublica and Columbia Journalism Investigations, published Tuesday, found that President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to “drain the swamp” of Washington corruption is not being backed up in practice as his administration counts one lobbyists for every 14 appointees. “Swamp […]
  • White House Assigned ‘3 Amigos’ to Head Ukraine Policy, Top Diplomat Says Oct 16, 2019
    A top U.S. State Department official told House investigators privately Tuesday administration officials told him to “lay low” on matters involving Ukraine in deference to the “three amigos” who assumed control of foreign policy toward the Eastern European ally, Democratic Congressman Gerald Connolly said. Connolly told reporters George Kent described a May 23 White House […]
  • Cold Case Investigation Unit Webpage Goes Public Oct 16, 2019
    (ANCHORAGE) — An updated webpage placed online by the Alaska Department of Public Safety is intended to keep the public better informed of its cold-case and missing persons investigations and encourage people to come forward to help solve some longstanding cold cases. The Cold Case Investigation Unit (CCIU) webpage, which went live on Monday, lists […]
  • Kim Jong Un Climbs Mountain, Threatens to ‘Strike the World With Wonder’ Oct 16, 2019
    SEOUL – North Korean state media on Wednesday posted a slideshow of leader Kim Jong Un scaling the country’s highest mountain on horseback, and suggested the display means he is considering a major decision. The photos, posted in the Korean Central News Agency, showed Kim wearing a puffy tan overcoat and glasses, sitting atop a […]
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  • Gina Virgilio Sentenced for 2012 Arson Murder Oct 16, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton has sentenced 32-year-old Gina Virgilio to 60 years in prison for murdering her fiancé Michael Gonzalez in 2012. Virgilio previously pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree murder on the morning trial was scheduled to begin in April 2019. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Virgilio could […]
  • Red Cross of Alaska to Present at National Congress of American Indians Tribal Conference, Exhibit at 2019 Alaskan Federation of Natives Convention Oct 16, 2019
    Visit the Red Cross at the Carlson Center, First Floor Prow, Booth #1 FAIRBANKS, AK, October 15, 2019 —The American Red Cross of Alaska, a nonprofit organization committed to providing relief to victims of disasters and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, will present at the 8th Annual Alaska Federation of Natives […]
  • Testimony of Ex-Trump Aide Exposes Mulvaney Role in Coordinating Giuliani’s “Rogue Operation” in Ukraine Oct 15, 2019
    “The truth will keep coming out. And Trump cannot stop it.” During nearly 10 hours of testimony to House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday, President Donald Trump’s former top Russia adviser Fiona Hill alleged that acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, and the president’s personal lawyer […]
  • Coast Guard Experiencing VHF Outages, Use Secondary Communications Oct 15, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel are experiencing multiple VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska and may not be able to hear or respond to distress calls on channel 16. Currently, waterways affected by Coast Guard VHF-FM radio site outages include the Gulf of Alaska between Yakutat and Sitka, Cross Sound, Peril Strait, Hoonah Sound, […]

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