At a ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday, NATO officially handed over security of Afghanistan to the country’s forces. It marked the first time the whole nation has been under Afghan control since the coalition invaded to oust the Taliban in 2001.
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NATO Hands Over Security Duty To Afghan Forces
- Plows cleared away slushy snow Saturday morning. But icy conditions persisted because state workers wanted to avoid using too much overtime. Budget cuts to the Alaska Department of Transportation will affect drivers for another winter.
- For the past three months, a magistrate judge based in Yakutat has covered Haines arraignments and other court proceedings. But this week, that changes.
- Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.
- As the winter solstice approaches and daylight hours are short in Alaska, public safety, medical groups and other Alaska businesses are calling attention to pedestrian safety.