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Congressman Don Young Receives the ‘Hunger Action Hero’ Award from the Food Bank of Alaska

Congressman Don Young Receives the ‘Hunger Action Hero’ Award from the Food Bank of Alaska

Washington, D.C. – During the November state work period,Alaska Congressman Don Young was awarded with the ‘Hunger Action Hero’ award from the Food Bank of Alaska in recognition of his work in Congress to combat hunger in Alaska and throughout the country. Alaska Food Bank President Jim Brown presents the Hunger…

Total Wages up 4.0% in the First Half of 2019 from Prior Year

Total Wages up 4.0% in the First Half of 2019 from Prior Year

JUNEAU, Alaska—Newly released data for the first half of 2019 show total wages up $355 million from the first half of 2018, with increases in all of Alaska’s major industries and sectors. The 4.0 percent wage growth exceeded inflation, which was 2.6 percent over the period. Private sector…

Lawmakers Demand Resolution to ‘Existential Crisis’ Faced by Coastal Communities in Wake of New Ferry Cuts

Lawmakers Demand Resolution to ‘Existential Crisis’ Faced by Coastal Communities in Wake of New Ferry Cuts

ANCHORAGE – Wednesday, several lawmakers who represent coastal communities urged the Dunleavy Administration to fulfill the Alaska Department of Transportation’s mission statement to “Keep Alaska moving through service and infrastructure” by promptly getting two essential Alaska Marine Highway System vessels back into operation. DOT recently made an announcement…

Alaskan a Finalist in National Competition to Name Star, Exo-Planet

Alaskan a Finalist in National Competition to Name Star, Exo-Planet

Vote for Adajar’s proposal at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6x2cVVj3ECVrFOvhW0B4QnYz1ynAC6a42VI935npG5ZieRg/viewform DILLINGHAM, ALASKA – An Alaskan, Ivory Adajar of Dillingham, Alaska was recently named…

AST Seek Person of Interest in Wasilla Triple Homicide

AST Seek Person of Interest in Wasilla Triple Homicide

Photo: Alaska State Troopers are seeking 51-year-old Juan Camarena for questioning. Image AST Alaska State Troopers revealed on…

Red Cross Supports Alaska’s Veterans

Red Cross Supports Alaska’s Veterans

Hero Care Network Provides Critical Services to Military, Veterans and Their Families ANCHORAGE, — As we prepare to…

Former Mclaughlin Youth Center Supervisor Sentenced on Seven Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor at Facility

Former Mclaughlin Youth Center Supervisor Sentenced on Seven Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor at Facility

The Juvenile Justice Officer, Phillip Eugene Bigham, age 51, who was convicted in November of 2018 was sentenced…

Murkowski Joins Committee in Addressing Tribal Workforces

Murkowski Joins Committee in Addressing Tribal Workforces

‘Reducing Red Tape While Promoting Employment and Training Opportunities in Indian Country’  Senator Murkowski Delivers Opening Statement…

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