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Project to Increase Accessibility of Community Data Will Also Save Time and Money None 

Project to Increase Accessibility of Community Data Will Also Save Time and Money

New Superior Court Judges Appointed for Alaska None 

New Superior Court Judges Appointed for Alaska

READ: Alaska Economic Trends None 

READ: Alaska Economic Trends

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently released its annual Cost-of-Living issue.

Zenith American Solutions Adds Lester “Skeet” Black to Anchorage Office None 

Zenith American Solutions Adds Lester “Skeet” Black to Anchorage Office

Zenith American Solutions welcomed a new member of the Client Services team, Skeet Black, located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Holds Change of Command Ceremony None 

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Holds Change of Command Ceremony

Capt. Mark Morin transferred command of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak to Capt. Bryan Dailey during a change of command ceremony Friday held at Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska.

Coast Guard Detains Fishing Vessel Run Da, Seizes 80 Tons of Salmon None 

Coast Guard Detains Fishing Vessel Run Da, Seizes 80 Tons of Salmon

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley detained the fishing vessel Run Da suspected of illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing activity Saturday in international waters 860 miles east of Hokkaido, Japan.

Governor Walker Signs Bill to Support Alaska’s EMS Providers None 

Governor Walker Signs Bill to Support Alaska’s EMS Providers

Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed legislation into law to allow emergency medical services (EMS) providers to recover additional costs for transporting Medicaid patients.

Legislation Signed to Improve Alaska’s Education and Workforce Training Efforts None 

Legislation Signed to Improve Alaska’s Education and Workforce Training Efforts

Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed legislation sponsored by Representative Harriet Drummond (D-Anchorage) to improve the workforce training programs in Alaska. House Bill 221, which passed the Alaska Legislature with broad bipartisan support, tasks the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education with using a statistics program to gauge the effectiveness of Alaska’s workforce training efforts and to identify coverage gaps.

Governor Walker’s Legislation Closing Out Oil Tax Credit Program Becomes Law in Fairbanks None 
Alaska Labor Department Protects Employees’ Right to Keep Income Earned Through Tips None 

Alaska Labor Department Protects Employees’ Right to Keep Income Earned Through Tips