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70 West Point graduates call on Eastman to resign over extremist ties

Dozens of West Point graduates have demanded state Rep. David Eastman resign from office over his ties to a right-wing extremist group.

Man pleads not guilty to threatening 2 US senators

Jay Allen Johnson greeted U.S. Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec by saying, "Good morning, happy Thanksgiving and I’m sorry I’m here today."

Alaska health officials say virus case numbers trending down

"This pandemic continues to have all sorts of twists and turns, and just because it turns downward doesn't mean it's going to continue downward or stay there," Dr. Anne Zink said. "It takes active work from Alaskans getting vaccinated, distancing, masking."

Alaska man accused of threats against US senators detained

At a hearing, Jay Allen Johnson said he is "a senior citizen and I am highly disabled and I will not be carrying out any of these threats."

Wildlife officials set wolf trapping season amid concerns

Wildlife officials have announced a one-month trapping season for wolves on and near Prince of Wales Island despite concerns conservationists have raised about the population.

Biden to protect Native American sacred site, boost safety

President Joe Biden plans to showcase his commitment to Native Americans on Monday, Nov. 15 by taking steps to improve public safety and justice for their communities.

Murkowski to run in 2022; Trump backs rival

"In this election, Lower 48 outsiders are going to try to grab Alaska’s Senate seat for their partisan agendas," Sen. Lisa Murkowski said. "They don’t understand our state and frankly, they couldn’t care less about your future."

Schools take lead role in promoting vaccines for youngsters

With the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for younger children, many elementary schools around the U.S. are preparing to offer the shots, which educators see as key to keeping students learning in person and making the classroom experience closer to what it once was.

Judge grants request to expand medication abortion providers

A state court judge has granted a request to allow advanced practice clinicians in Alaska to provide medication abortion while an underlying legal case proceeds.

Tshibaka announces Trump fundraiser plans

"It’s a great honor to have the endorsement and enthusiastic support of President Trump and I am thrilled that he will be hosting this event," Kelly Tshibaka said.



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