This year, the usual game of cat-and-mouse is playing out in an entirely different context due to the war in Ukraine.
The district hired an engineering firm to analyze 85 schools after the 2018 earthquake.
Images released with the report show flooding and damaged infrastructure at Alaska military installations, though the details are classified.
Since the late 1980s, Anchorage residents looking north have had a view of the large star on Mount Gordon Lyon starting the day after Thanksgiving.
The Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing identified the Russian aircraft on Oct. 21 when they entered international airspace off Alaska.
Eielson Air Force Base has increased its COVID-19 precautions after Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s commander declared a public health emergency on Friday.
An Alaska Air National Guard spokesperson says the Guard’s 176th Wing provided two C-17 cargo planes and four aircrews to help U.S. forces evacuate Americans and others from Afghanistan.
An evolving policy set out in the Army’s Arctic Strategy issued earlier this year directs Alaska-based units to focus mainly on operating in and around the circumpolar north.
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.
The pollock boats were in the U.S. exclusive economic zone, which reserves fishing rights for American boats but doesn’t block international vessels from entering.