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  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary August 4th Aug 5, 2020
      DHSS today announced 66 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 59 are residents in 14 communities: Anchorage (40), Eagle River (2), Fairbanks (2), Matanuska-Susitna Borough (2), Nome Census Area (2), Palmer (2), Wasilla (2) and one each in Aleutians East Borough, Hooper Bay, Juneau, Ketchikan, North Pole, Utqiaġvik and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area. Seven new nonresidents […]
  • Congressman Don Young Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Support for Safe, Secure Elections Amid COVID-19 Aug 5, 2020
      Washington, D.C. – This week, Alaska Congressman Don Young introduced the Emergency Assistance for Safe Elections (EASE) Act – emergency legislation to help states ensure those who want to vote in person can do so safely and make mail-in voting more secure by cleaning their voter rolls. Additionally, the EASE Act was introduced by Representatives Brett Guthrie […]
  • August 5th, 1991 Aug 5, 2020
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  • Unhinged Trump Interview Spotlights Deadly Failure of His Covid-19 Response Aug 4, 2020
      In an interview with Jonathan Swan of Axios that aired late Monday, President Donald Trump sputtered, declared “You can’t do that,” and continued trying to downplay the massive and rising coronavirus death toll when confronted with the fact the U.S. has a higher mortality rate by percentage of population than major countries like South Korea and […]
  • ABI Investigates Death of Woman in Tununak Aug 4, 2020
      AST is reporting that the Alaska Bureau of Investigation-Major Crimes Unit is investigating a death in the community of Tununak after a woman was found unresponsive there late Thursday night. According to Bethel-based troopers, they received a call from the community of Tununak at approximately 11:19 pm on Thursday reporting a deceased female, identified […]
  • Senator Stedman Thanks U.S. Coast Guard for 230 Years of Service Aug 4, 2020
      JUNEAU – On Tuesday, Senator Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, congratulated the U.S. Coast Guard for its 230th year anniversary. “I want to thank the brave men and women who protect my district and our state from danger and help protect our citizens, their property and the environment we live in,” Sen. Stedman said. “On behalf […]
  • Bristol Bay Tribes Overjoyed with Congressional Intervention on Pebble Mine Aug 4, 2020
      DILLINGHAM, AK ­– Bristol Bay Tribes reacted to the news that the House of Representatives acted Thursday to help stop the permitting process that is fast-tracking Pebble’s toxic proposal with optimism.   The House of Representatives took action Thursday to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) from issuing a permit for the […]
  • Postal Union Leader Warns Trump Assault on USPS and Mail-In Voting Puts Nation on ‘Dangerous Path Toward Dictatorship’ Aug 4, 2020
      The leader of the 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union warned Monday that President Donald Trump’s evidence-free attacks on mail-in voting, threat to delay the November election, and ongoing efforts to undermine the U.S. Postal Service are putting the nation on “a dangerous path toward dictatorship” and must be opposed. “President Donald Trump’s raising postponement of the upcoming November presidential election […]
  • White House Extends Funding for National Guard Coronavirus Deployments Aug 4, 2020
      U.S. President Donald Trump has extended federal government funding for National Guard troops to assist individual states with their coronavirus responses. In a series of memos Monday night, the White House said the funding will now extend through the end of the year. However, the federal government will only be covering 75 percent of […]
  • August 4th, 2018 Aug 4, 2020
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