NOTN 6-27

    News of the North

    Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 9 minutes

    Incoming UAS Chancellor Dr. Aparna Palmer came onto Capital Chat to talk about how she feels taking on the position as well as what direction and focus she has for the university.

    Anchorage Superior Court Judge Andrew Peterson sentenced Michael Anthony Oliver, 42, to a composite sentence of 15 years with four years suspended for two counts of criminally negligent homicide and one count of DUI for causing a vehicle crash that killed a father and daughter.

    Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska) joined the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in announcing over $1 billion in new funding from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) for Alaska to build out the state’s broadband infrastructure

    First Lady Rose Dunleavy smashed a ceremonial bottle of champagne on the bow of the MV Hubbard yesterday, christening the ship as it enters its first season in service.

    The narrow channel of water that separates Alaska from Russia is a little bigger than it used to be, new analysis shows.

    Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy spoke during a press conference with Senator Sullivan yesterday about youth mental health

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