In this newscast:
- Nearly every Alaskan woke up $1,100 richer today, thanks to this year’s permanent fund dividends;
- the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Armstrong Energy’s plans for its billion-plus-barrel Nanushuk oil project; and
- the Pentagon is injecting $440 million more into missile defense to counter North Korea’s accelerating push for a nuclear armed-missile capable of hitting the U.S.
- Marjorie Tahbone said she became aware of the ad on social media when friends forwarded it to her.
- Their insurance adjuster noted that homeowner Ernestine Hayes' clan, the Kaagwaantaan, are known as the Burnt House People.
- This spring, the Alaska Senate declared a state of emergency for 20 Alaska Native languages. Two participants of an indigenous language workshop talk about the challenges for Yup’ik-speaking regions.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, in a written statement, said she was “stunned” Trump didn't confront Putin. Sen. Dan Sullivan said he disagrees with Trump's post-summit comments, too.