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Alaska delegation welcomes cross-border permit for Alaska-Canada Railway

U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Rep. Don Young, all R-Alaska, issued the following statements after President Trump signed a presidential border-crossing permit for the Alaska-Alberta (A2A) Railway Development Corporation to lay track across […]

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American Indian ancestral remains and funerary objects from Finland returned to homeland

Last year, President Trump and President Niinistӧ of Finland finalized an agreement to return American Indian ancestral remains and funerary objects taken over a century ago from what is now Mesa Verde National Park in […]

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New fisheries and marine sciences program focuses on Indigenous knowledge

A new graduate traineeship program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will broaden and diversify graduate education in fisheries and marine sciences through greater inclusion of Indigenous peoples and knowledge. The program is called “Tamamta,” […]

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Alaska SeaLife Center must raise critical funding to prevent permanent closure

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) announces an urgent public information and fundraising campaign to raise $2 million in funding by September 30. Uniquely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, ASLC will not be able to maintain […]

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Introducing The 2020 First Alaskans Institute Summer Interns

First Alaskans Institute (FAI), a statewide Alaska Native nonprofit focused on advancing Alaska Natives for the next 10,000 years, is pleased to introduce the 2020 Summer Internship Program (SIP) cohort, including Brittany Tunrall’aq Sallison (Yup’ik) […]

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Lawmaker urges DOE to distribute absentee ballot applications to all registered voters

June 15th, 2020: On Thursday, the Division of Elections announced that it will send absentee ballot applications to every registered voter over the age of 65 prior to the August primary elections. In a statement, […]

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Calista Corporation announces 2020 Shareholder Awards Recipients

by Calista Staff Winners Exemplify Our Alaska Native Values. Calista (cha-LIS-tah) Corporation is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the annual Calista Shareholder Awards. Drawn from nominations submitted by fellow Shareholders, these awards recognize […]

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Connecting people to salmon in Alaska, the East Coast and the Midwest during COVID-19

by Mary Catharine Martin Some fast food restaurants in the Lower 48 have stopped serving hamburgers. Meatpacking plants have shut down. Grocery stores are frequently sold out of flour and rice. But Americans can buy […]

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Two more seafood industry workers test positive for COVID-19 Kotzebue reports coronavirus case

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced three new cases of COVID-19 in: Anchorage (1), Northwest Arctic Borough (1) and the combined Bristol Bay and Lake & Peninsula boroughs (1). This […]

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Call for evacuation made for elderly couple on rising floodwaters on Kuskokwim River

by Delta Discovery Staff UPDATE (May 1st, 2020): The two elders, John and Seraphine Borowski, were rescued safely early this morning by paratroopers via a Blackhawk Helicopter. The Blackhawk, which was sent from Anchorage, hoisted […]

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Seafood processing industry recruiting Alaskans for 2020 salmon season

by the Alaska Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood processing industry. Seafood processing employers are recruiting to pre-hire for more than 3,100 […]

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Eight new cases of COVID-19 announced in two Alaska communities; one new death

Total Cases: 285 Recovered Cases: 98 Total Hospitalizations: 32 Statewide Total Deaths: 9 April 14, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced one new death and eight new […]

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Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 detected; first case in a long-term care facility

March 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 in six Alaska communities – Anchorage (10), Eagle River (1), Fairbanks (3), North […]

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Alaska Army Guard helps rescue Iditarod mushers after hitting seawater overflow

March 20, 2020 By Candis Olmstead Joint Force Headquarters, Alaska National Guard Alaska Army Guard helps rescue Iditarod mushers after hitting seawater overflow JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Aircrew with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 1st […]