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Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, Jan. 20, declaring that “democracy has prevailed."

Alaska National Guard to provide aid for Biden inauguration

About 80 Alaska National Guard members volunteered to provide assistance for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

Trump impeached after Capitol riot

Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania joined Sen. Lisa Murkowski in calling for Trump to "go away as soon as possible."

‘He’s on his own’: Some Republicans begin to flee from Trump

"I want him out," Sen. Lisa Murkowski said. "He has caused enough damage."

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

Sen. Lisa Murkowski said in a statement that she will vote to affirm the election and urged colleagues in both parties to join her in “maintaining confidence" in elections "so that we ensure we have the continued trust of the American people.”

High winds and heavy snowfall make Alaska travel dangerous

A major winter storm is making travel between Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula dangerous as winds up to 115 mph and heavy snow impact some parts of the region, forecasters said.

In historic pick, Biden taps Haaland as interior secretary

President-elect Joe Biden selected New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as his nominee for interior secretary in December, a historic pick that would make her the first Native American to lead the powerful federal agency that has wielded influence over the nation's tribes for generations.

Juneau reports 2nd adverse reaction to vaccine

Health officials in Alaska have reported that a second health care worker had an adverse reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine.

Juneau healthcare worker has adverse reaction to vaccine

Health officials in Alaska reported Wednesday, Dec. 16 that a health care worker had a severe allergic reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine within 10 minutes of receiving a shot.

Trump administration denies permit for Pebble Mine

The Trump administration denied a permit for a controversial gold and copper mine near the headwaters of the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska.



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