Tag Archives: Gov. Bill Walker

Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day Created

Marines hunkering down during the attack on Dutch Harbor in 1942. Photo from Unalaska City Archives Zoe Sobel/KUCB Governor Bill Walker has declared today (June 3) Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day. Statewide all flags will fly at half-mast to recognize the World War II attack on Dutch Harbor. The 1942 bombing was the first hostile action on Alaskan soil; 25 service men …

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Governor Calls House and Senate into Special Session

Andrew Kitchenman/APRN Governor Bill Walker called the Alaska State Legislature into a special session minutes after it adjourned last night. He wants them to address the budget and other bills lawmakers failed to pass during the 121-day session. A minute past midnight, Walker called for Legislators to return to Juneau on Monday. He asked them to consider the capital and …

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