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Boating deaths down in Alaska, nationwide

Boating deaths down in Alaska, nationwideThe U.S. Coast Guard says boating fatalities are down in Alaska and nationwide.

Investigators find no cover-up at Alaska National Guard

Investigators find no cover-up at Alaska National GuardAn Army Inspector General found no fault with how the Alaska National Guard handled reports of sexual assault and harassment.

Pentagon plans to dismantle HAARP before winter

Pentagon plans to dismantle HAARP before winterPentagon officials said at a U.S. Senate hearing Wednesday they hope to take down the project in Gakona known as HAARP before winter sets in.

Arctic may not be that busy, report says

Arctic may not be that busy, report saysA recent government report suggests less ice may not mean more ships in the Arctic.

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.