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  • Recently Pardoned Flynn Shares Call for Trump to Declare Martial Law and Make Military Oversee New Election Dec 3, 2020
    “Wow! Sounds a bit like a coup,” responded one critic. A week after Michael Flynn secured a full pardon from President Donald Trump, the ex-national security adviser is under fire for sharing a call for his former boss to “immediately declare a limited form of martial law, and temporarily suspend the Constitution and civilian control of these federal elections, […]
  • Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik Dec 3, 2020
    KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a diesel discharge in Selawik, Alaska, Wednesday. After a diesel discharge occurred at the Selawik water treatment plant on Nov. 25, 2020, the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was opened in the amount of $15,000 and a pollution response team is expected to […]
  • Coast Guard responding to reports of landslides in Haines Dec 3, 2020
    JUNEAU, Alaska – Multiple Coast Guard units from Southeast Alaska are currently making preparations to provide emergency support to the residents of Haines following several reports of mudslides in and around the town. “At this point we are aware that damage has occurred in the town of Haines following the report of multiple landslides in […]
  • CDC provides new guidance that allows for shortened COVID-19 quarantines Dec 3, 2020
    ANCHORAGE — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised their quarantine guidance today to allow people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 to shorten their quarantine period from 14 days to as few as 7 days with a negative COVID-19 test. CDC continues to recommend a quarantine period of 14 days, but now provides […]
  • December 3rd, 1906 Dec 3, 2020
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  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Dec. 2, 2020 Dec 3, 2020
    DHSS today announced 689 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 679 were residents in: Anchorage (216), Wasilla (192), Palmer (39), Soldotna (33), Utqiaġvik (29), Kenai (24), Kodiak (24), Eagle River (12), Fairbanks (12), Chugiak (11), Homer (9), Bethel (8), Sitka (7), Delta Junction (5), Nome (5), Bethel Census Area (4), Juneau (4), Big Lake (3), Houston (3), Kenai Peninsula Borough North (3), Seward (3), Sterling (3), Unalaska (3), Aleutians East Borough (2), Anchor […]
  • December 2nd, 1980 Dec 2, 2020
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  • December 1st, 1922 Dec 1, 2020
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  • Afghan Army Base Bombing Kills Dozens Nov 30, 2020
    ISLAMABAD – Officials in Afghanistan say a massive vehicle-borne bombing of a military base in eastern Ghazni province Sunday killed at least 30 security force members. Baz Mohammad Hemat, head of the provincial public health department, told VOA the blast also injured at least 24 personnel. The army base on the outskirts of the provincial capital, […]
  •  Biden Fractures Foot While Playing With His Dog Nov 30, 2020
    Over the years, White House pets have played a role – making the occupants a little more human.  President-elect Joe Biden’s dog Major may have overdone that duty. On Saturday, Biden slipped while playing with 2-year-old German shepherd.  On Sunday, Biden was diagnosed with hairline fractures of two bones in his midfoot and will likely […]

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Groups call for immediate public access to and public input on Pebble’s mitigation plan

Groups call for immediate public access to and public input on Pebble’s mitigation plan

Alaskans and the people of Bristol Bay deserve to see this critical piece before any agency decisions or actions Groups advocating for the protection of Bristol Bay waterways, salmon and communities condemn the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failure to make public a recently submitted mitigation plan for…

Alaska Wildlife Troopers Put a Spotlight on Illegal Hunting Practices in Southeast

Alaska Wildlife Troopers Put a Spotlight on Illegal Hunting Practices in Southeast

Citizen reports mobilize Troopers for enhanced patrol operations netting 35 citations. November 19, 2020 (Anchorage, AK)— From November 4th through the 16th, 11 law enforcement officers from the Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the US Forest Service conducted an enhanced patrol of Ketchikan and the Prince of Wales Island…

BLM Announces Winter Fortymile Federal Subsistence Caribou Hunt Dates and Harvest Limit

BLM Announces Winter Fortymile Federal Subsistence Caribou Hunt Dates and Harvest Limit

  FAIRBANKS, AK — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eastern Interior Field Office, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, will open caribou hunting on federal public lands in Units 20E, 25C, and 20F East of the Dalton Highway and South of the Yukon River on October 27, 2020,…

Congressman Don Young Announces Nearly $4 Million in Funding to Improve Housing Safety for Alaska Native Children and Families

Congressman Don Young Announces Nearly $4 Million in Funding to Improve Housing Safety for Alaska Native Children and Families

  Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

Alaska Army Guard Aviator Performs First Real-world Rescue Mission Over Drill Weekend

Alaska Army Guard Aviator Performs First Real-world Rescue Mission Over Drill Weekend

  JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Chief Warrant Officer Two Paul Gillquist woke up for his weekend training…

Napaskiak Man Charged with DUI-Watercraft by Village Police

Napaskiak Man Charged with DUI-Watercraft by Village Police

  Alaska State Troopers report that a Napaskiak man was arrested for DUI for operating a watercraft while…

Bering Strait Villages Identify Quarantine Facilities through Collaboration with Alaska DMVA

Bering Strait Villages Identify Quarantine Facilities through Collaboration with Alaska DMVA

  NOME – Many rural communities across Alaska continue to experience the spread of COVID-19, yet a significant…

Galena Man Drowns while Attempting to Retrieve his Boat Sunday Morning

Galena Man Drowns while Attempting to Retrieve his Boat Sunday Morning

  In an unfortunate incident on Kala Slough, off of the Yukon River, a 25-year-old Galena man lost…

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