The caption on this artwork reads Academic Building, Indian School, Carlisle, PA. (Public Domain image from National Archives and Records Administration)

Group working to bring remains of 15 Alaska Natives home from Carlisle

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Bob Sam of Sitka has been helping repatriate human remains for 30 years. He says the Army wants to the Carlisle school's repatriation completed in less than a year, and they’re going to foot the bill.
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An F-35 flies over Florida (U.S. Air Force photo)

Alaska gets $500m in base construction; most for Fairbanks

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Congress last week agreed to spend more than half a billion dollars on military construction projects in Alaska. Most of the projects are in Fairbanks, to prepare Eielson Air Force Base for the arrival of F-35 aircraft. The short-term spending bill Congress passed also has $155 million for a new radar system at Clear Air Force Station, and $47 million for a drone hangar at Fort Wainwright.
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