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GAPP salutes tireless efforts of Don Young

Among the dozens of tributes pouring in this past week for Rep. Don Young, who passed away a tireless advocate for a flight home to Alaska, was one from the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers, calling him tireless advocate for all Alaska seafood.

Rep. Don Young, longtime Alaska congressman, dies at 88

JUNEAU — Alaska Rep. Don Young, who was the longest-serving Republican in the history of the U.S. House, has died. He was 88. "It's with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce Congressman Don Young (R-AK), the Dean of the House and revered champion for Alaska, passed away today while traveling home to Alaska to be with the state and people that he loved. His beloved wife Anne was by his side," said the statement from Young's congressional office.

Fish Factor: Harvest boost anticipated in Pacific halibut fishery

The Pacific halibut stock appears to be on an upswing and could result in increased catches for most regions in 2022.

Legislation recognizes WWII Merchant Mariners

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has introduced legislation to honor the Merchant Mariners who served during World War Two, transporting soldiers and supplies through commercial, on-naval ships,...

Interim Report: 31st Alaska Legislature convenes on Jan. 15

Season’s Greetings. With just a few weeks left in the interim, lawmakers are getting ready to head to Juneau for the first session of...

Alaska Legal services get technology grant

Alaska Legal Services Corp. will receive a $169,879 technology initiative grant to update and enhance its electronic referrals system, to aid in communicating with...

Cordova Ikumat dancers will perform at AFN convention

Performers with the Cordova Ikumat Dance Group will perform on Thursday, Oct. 18, during Quyana Alaska, a special event at the annual convention of...

Gruff Alaska lawmaker now in charge of civility in US House

ANCHORAGE — A gruff, no-nonsense Alaska lawmaker who once called the lieutenant governor "Captain Zero" and told a female colleague she didn't know what...

Bill would give pot businesses access to banks

A bipartisan group in the U.S. House, including Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, has introduced legislation to allow marijuana-related businesses in states with existing regulatory...

Native veterans allotment bill before Congress

Legislation now before Congress would allow Alaska Native Vietnam veterans who missed the opportunity while serving in the war to apply for land benefits...
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