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Experimental rocket explodes after launch in Kodiak

Experimental rocket explodes after launch in KodiakA rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded seconds after take off from the Kodiak Launch Complex at about 12:25 a.m. Monday morning.

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrands

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrandsMilitia groups in the state are trying to show a different side to the movement.

FAA advises pilots on GPS problems as Air Force training jams signals

FAA advises pilots on GPS problems as Air Force training jams signalsThe FAA is advising pilots flying around Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Greely and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson over the next few days to expect unreliable or unavailable signals for their aircraft’s GPS set.

Eielson a frontrunner to house F-35 fighters

Eielson a frontrunner to house F-35 fightersEielson Air Force Base is the only candidate selected to house two squadrons of F-35 fighter planes.

30-year-old buried TNT riddle in Sitka solved

30-year-old buried TNT riddle in Sitka solvedExplosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous.

Petersburg museum’s WWII era photo project needs help with identifications

Petersburg museum’s WWII era photo project needs help with identificationsA museum in Petersburg is reaching out to try and identify hundreds of World War Two era photos of people from central Southeast Alaska.

Seiner engine room floods, USCG responds

Seiner engine room floods, USCG respondsA six-person seiner taking on water near Ketchikan Friday morning was helped out by U.S. Coast Guard personnel, and escorted back to port.

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to Arctic

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to ArcticSecretary of State John Kerry yesterday named former Coast Guard commandant Robert J. Papp Jr. as special representative to the Arctic.

Canadian Coast Guard arctic monitors hit communications snag

Canadian Coast Guard arctic monitors hit communications snagCanada’s Coast Guard is suffering from crossed wires at their only manned field station in the Arctic.

Healy frees sailboat trapped in arctic ice

Healy frees sailboat trapped in arctic iceThe Coast Guard cutter Healy made a detour from its science mission in the Arctic last Saturday to rescue a sailboat trapped in ice near Barrow.