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DOT&PF Reminding Alaskans to Drive Safely, Drive Sober

DOT&PF Reminding Alaskans to Drive Safely, Drive Sober

DOT&PF Reminding Alaskans to Drive Safely, Drive Sober Transportation engineers join law enforcement to increase highway safety in Alaska  (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Transportation officials and law enforcement are joining together to ask the public to practice safe driving habits this Fourth of July weekend, including driving sober, wearing seatbelts and minimizing […]

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day After two years of gubernatorial action, HB 78 officially recognizes the First Peoples of Alaska June 24, 2017 UTQIAGVIK — Governor Bill Walker today signed legislation that recognizes the history and heritage of Alaska’s First Peoples. House Bill 78 officially establishes the […]

Erling Johansen at Cordova Office 1988

Former Cordova Mayor Dies in Norway

Former Cordova Mayor Erling Johansen, 59, died on Christmas Eve Day while vacationing with his family in Overhalla, Norway. Johansen, who was suffering from ALS, (Lou Gehrig’s Disease,) had intended to return to Alaska in a month, but he became too ill to make the return trip, said his wife, Eileen. Johansen served […]