While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
“I thought General Mattis’s words were true and honest and necessary and overdue,” Murkowski said.
Alaskans in the state’s three largest cities take to the streets in response to the death of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis who died after being arrested.
The announcement extinguishes any chance of salvaging Alaska’s delayed cruise ship season.
Trudeau told reporters that it’s too soon to say if the border closure could extend past June 21st.
Restaurants may not be reliable buyers of Copper River salmon this year, as owners grapple with reduced business amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A statement from the Department of Treasury says amounts calculated for Alaska Native regional and village corporations under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be held back while a lawsuit is decided.
Norwegian Cruise Line is telling investors it’s raising $2 billion through a combination of stock offerings and private bonds that would be paid back first in the event of the cruise giant going bankrupt.
The Asian giant hornet has been spotted within a few hundred miles of Southeast Alaska, but experts say that it’s unlikely they could establish a breeding colony in the region’s colder climate.
The missing and murdered Native women epidemic is an issue affecting Indigenous people in the United States, Canada and around the world.