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Alaska residents have hiring preference

An Alaska employment preference determination, requiring that 90 percent of jobs on state-funded construction projects be held by Alaskans has been renewed.“The employment preference...

Flags lower for state’s first female attorney general

All Alaska flags were lowered June 11-13 in honor of former Attorney General Grace Schaible, 91, who died June 10.Gov. Bill Walker ordered the...

Bill to aid young harvesters introduced in Senate

A bipartisan, bicoastal group of U.S. Senators has introduced legislation aimed at easing financial, business and marketing obstacles facing the next generation of commercial...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters

A 32-hour search for two boaters near Wales was suspended on June 13 after a search of over 2,300 square miles along the shoreline...

AMHS struggles with budget cuts, aging fleet

Ongoing repairs needed for the M/V Columbia, the flagship vessel of the Alaska Marine Highway System for over 36 years, will require additional time,...

Fisherman medevaced east of Dutch Harbor

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew airlifted a 47-year-old man suffering possible seizures June 12 from a fishing vessel in Unimak Pass, 80 miles...

Coast Guard responds to grounded tug near Sitka

Crew from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and an Alaska State Trooper boat crew rescued four people on June 10 when their tug,...

On Vacation? Social Security is here for you

Summer is here and millions of vacationers are packing their bags to visit a new locale and soak up some sunshine. You might be...

Walker responds to U.S. withdrawal from Paris agreement

Gov. Bill Walker says that in spite of a Trump administration decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement that Alaska would...

Walker addresses stalemate in Legislature

Gov. Bill Walker says a government shutdown is unacceptable and compromise on budget issues is essential.In a statement issued on June 2, Walker said...

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