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Memorial Day

From the upcoming state proclamation: NOW THEREFORE, I, Mike Dunleavy, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALASKA, do hereby proclaim May 27, 2024, as Memorial Day in Alaska and encourage all Alaskans to remember and honor those who have sacrificed themselves for our Nation, and...

Peace Officers Memorial Day

The Governor's Proclamation for Alaska Law Enforcement Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day can be found here: Alaska Law Enforcement Week The Presidential Proclamation can be found here: Proclamation on Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Officer Week

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

WHEREAS, December 7, 2023, marks the 82nd anniversary of the attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and WHEREAS, this military assault claimed the lives of over 2,400 American soldiers and citizens and wounded over a thousand more, and the resulting...

Patriot Day

WHEREAS, today marks 22 years since the American people faced the worst terrorist attack on United States soil on September 11, 2001; and WHEREAS, while the attacks were meant to create discord in our Great Nation, Americans responded by banding together in a...

Governor Dunleavy has ordered flags fly at half-staff in honor of the service members who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter crash in Healy, Alaska

Governor Dunleavy has ordered flags fly at half-staff beginning immediately, to sundown tomorrow, April 29th in honor of the service members who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter crash in Healy, Alaska on April 27th.

“Alaska join me in sending thoughts and prayers to the U.S. Army soldiers involved in the fatal helicopter collision”, Governor Dunleavy asks. “My heart breaks for the family of the 3 soldiers who were killed. We pray for the injured soldier to be treated and return home safely”.

“This is an incredible loss for these soldiers’ families, their fellow soldiers, and for the division,” Maj. Gen. Brian Eifler, commanding general of the 11th Airborne Division, said in the Army statement. “Our hearts and prayers go out to their families, friends and loved ones, and we are making the full resources of the Army available to support them.”

Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day

WHEREAS, emergency preparedness is vital to survival in times of crisis, and as one of the world’s most seismically-active regions, Alaska is highly vulnerable to earthquakes; and WHEREAS, of the 20 largest earthquakes in United States history, 16 of them have...

A Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was more than a monarch. She defined an era. In a world of constant change, she was a steadying presence and a source of comfort and pride for generations of Britons, including many who have never known their country without her. Queen...

Governor Mourns the Passing of Former Senate President Chancy Croft

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy send their condolences to the family and loved ones of former Senate President Leland "Chancy" Croft, who passed away on August 30, 2022. Croft served in the Alaska State Legislature for a decade, from 1968 to...