“Operation Santa” is a tradition that dates back to 1956. Each year, the National Guard flies to small, remote Alaskan communities off the road system, bringing presents, ice cream and Santa.
Six Coast Guard service members and three Navy sailors were hospitalized in Kodiak on Wednesday evening after a Coast Guard and Navy vessel collision.
The new filings appear to contradict a press release from Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s office Friday that said there is no one else “similarly situated” to the plaintiff.
A new government report is flagging more problems with the new generation of fighter jets scheduled to come to Alaska.
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Matthew Bell, commander of District 17, will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony at Centennial Hall.
The VHF radio outages are affecting Prince William Sound all the way down to Sitka and other Southeast Alaska communities.
The head of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1834 says the union and Fort Wainwright officials have for decades maintained good relations — until recently.
But mariners are urging Coast Guard officials to keep the free, low-tech service rather than switch over to subscription-based satellites.
Both of Alaska’s U.S. senators have joined the chorus of Republicans criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria.
With Arctic sea-ice melting, shipping traffic increasing, and shifting defense priorities, the military is weighing whether it wants to return to Alaska’s Bering Sea.