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  • Department to Pursue Fraudulent Activities, Prevent Misuse of UI Program Jun 2, 2020
      JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD) Commissioner Tamika L. Ledbetter announced Tuesday that Alaska continues to take measures to prevent fraud or misuse of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program, including the expanded unemployment benefits under the CARES Act. “The Department of Labor and Workforce Development will vigorously pursue all […]
  • Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida Jun 2, 2020
      Date: June 4, 2020 Time: Noon – 1 PM (AKST) Topic: Financial Assistance Programs Location: Facebook Live Event via Zoom (   Join us for our next Lunchtime Chat over the lunch hour this Thursday, June 4th! This week’s topic is Financial Assistance programs.   The Lunchtime Chats are a Facebook Live event so […]
  • AMHS to Increase COVID-19 Mitigation Protocols Jun 2, 2020
      Customers urged to book online or call for reservations (KETCHIKAN, Alaska) – In order to protect the health and safety of our customers and employees, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is implementing enhanced COVID-19 mitigation protocols at all AMHS facilities and aboard all vessels. These protocols include: Reminders to passengers and AMHS employees to practice good hygiene […]
  • Court Shuts Down Interior’s Second Land Deal With King Cove Corp Jun 2, 2020
      A federal District Court decision released late Monday resoundingly shut down the Interior Department’s second attempt at a land exchange with the King Cove Corporation to make way for a road through vital protected wetlands in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.   “For the second time, the Court has told the road proponents that invading the […]
  • After Trump’s Authoritarian ‘Law and Order’ Speech, Military Helicopters Descend Low Over DC to Intimidate Protesters Jun 2, 2020
      “What Trump did tonight is going to be remembered as a significant and grave moment in this horror of an era we are living through.” Hours after President Donald Trump vowed in a White House address Monday to deploy “all available federal resources” against demonstrators protesting the police killing of George Floyd, military helicopters […]
  • June 2nd, 1840 Jun 2, 2020
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  • Biden Decries Trump’s Mobilization of Military Resources to Quell Protests Jun 2, 2020
    Trump goes to church for photoshoot with bible as peaceful demonstrators are held off with teargas and rubber bullets. The post Biden Decries Trump’s Mobilization of Military Resources to Quell Protests appeared first on Alaska Native News.
  • Alyeska Pump Station #5 Employee Suffers Serious Bear Attack Friday Jun 2, 2020
      Alyeska Security at Pump Station #5 of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline south of the Brooks Range alerted AST at 8:53 pm on Friday that an employee there had suffered serious injuries in a black bear attack. The victim, identified as 53-year-old Michael Becwar, of Wasilla, was medevaced from Prospect Creek to the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital […]
  • Three in Stebbins Held on Multiple Charges that Include Attempted Murder, Kidnapping Jun 2, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers reported that three Stebbins men were arrested and charged with a myriad of charges that include Attempted Murder II, Vehicle Theft (x2), Criminal Mischief III, Assault III (x11), Escape, Conspiracy to Escape (x2), Kidnapping (x2), Resisting arrest (x3), and Disorderly Conduct (x3) for a Saturday incident in Stebbins. AST was contacted […]
  • Seven new cases of COVID-19 reported in four Alaska communities Jun 2, 2020
      June 1, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced seven new cases of COVID-19 in four communities: Anchorage (3), Kenai Peninsula Borough (2), Homer (1) and City of Kenai (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 467. There are no new nonresident cases. This […]

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