Alaska’s volunteers will join some 25,000 other Guard members from other states for the 58th presidential inauguration, which is scheduled to begin at noon Wednesday.
One of the jets had a mechanical problem in flight while returning from a military exercise in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sen. Sullivan says a large Russian naval exercise happening in the Bering Sea at the same time as the triple aircraft intercept demonstrates that the Arctic has become a flashpoint.
A second cyclist, Jay Butler, was treated and released.
A new government report is flagging more problems with the new generation of fighter jets scheduled to come to Alaska.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of 11 Republicans who voted Wednesday to stop President Donald Trump from redirecting military funds to build a border wall.
President Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to get money for a border wall that Congress refused to fund. He plans to divert $3.6 billion from military construction accounts, and that could drain money from Alaska projects.
Survival course trainees are exposed to subzero temperatures and winds that gust up to 30-plus miles an hour. “They don’t go back inside after they come out here and begin the training,” said instructor Sgt. Garrett Wright.
The road to Eielson was coated with ice. The F-35’s ability to operate on an icy runway is one of many cold-weather tests being conducted at the Air Force base.
Sen. Dan Sullivan’s chief of staff in Washington said his perspective on resource extraction formed early, and was shaped by his love of salmon during his confirmation hearing Thursday.