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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.

Arctic is top priority for Homeland Security – but one of many

Arctic is top priority for Homeland Security – but one of manySen. Lisa Murkowski is asking the Secretary of Homeland Security to make the Arctic a priority for the Administration

Begich: Public dollars are for public education

Begich: Public dollars are for public educationBegich singled out public school funding and constitutional amendment for state support of private or religious schools