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Coast Guard says its increased Arctic presence will have ‘no significant’ environmental impact

Coast Guard says its increased Arctic presence will have ‘no significant’ environmental impactAs the U.S. Coast Guard plans for an increased presence in the Arctic, its taking stock of what its environmental impact will be in the years to come.

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac off Unalaska

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac off UnalaskaThe Coast Guard sent three aircraft on a long-range rescue for a mariner aboard a container ship near Unalaska Monday.

Major General Thomas Katkus responds to National Guard sexual assault allegations

Major General Thomas Katkus responds to National Guard sexual assault allegationsParnell’s commissioner of the Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs, Major General Thomas Katkus says the federal investigation should help improve the system.

Gov. Parnell says he took immediate action on sexual assault allegations

Gov. Parnell says he took immediate action on sexual assault allegationsGovernor Sean Parnell is defending his decision to wait four years to request a federal investigation into reports of a sexual assault problem in the Alaska National Guard.

Investigation attributes USGC death to faulty equipment, work practices

Investigation attributes USGC death to faulty equipment, work practicesAccording to a review board, faulty equipment and work practices of the cutter Waesche put Petty Officer Travis Obendorf in harm’s way.

HAARP research facility to shut down

HAARP research facility to shut downNews of HAARP's imminent shut-down has alarmed the scientific community.

Can an aggressive Russia remain our nice Arctic neighbor?

Can an aggressive Russia remain our nice Arctic neighbor?Arctic experts are wondering about international relations in the Arctic and whether the era of cooperation with Russia is over.

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk grounding

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk groundingThe Coast Guard has released the results of an investigation into the grounding of Shell's Kulluk drill rig at the end of their troubled Arctic drilling season.

Gov. Parnell Asking For Investigation National Guard Sexual Assaults

Gov. Parnell Asking For Investigation National Guard Sexual AssaultsGovernor Parnell is asking the federal National Guard Bureau to investigate cases of sexual assault in Alaska’s National Guard.

State reps reject measure to extend military perk to same-sex partners

State reps reject measure to extend military perk to same-sex partnersA measure adding same-sex partners to a bill allowing military spouses to keep their driver's licenses was rejected.