Press Release: 17-053 JUNEAU – First Lady Donna Walker announced today the recipients of the 2017 First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Awards. More than 70 nominations from around the state were submitted. The top volunteers were carefully chosen by the First Lady and the members of the selection committee: Toni Mallott, Marilyn Romano, Hans […]
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Press Release: 17-052 JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker is calling on Alaska’s sixth-grade classes to help name two of the state’s newest trooper K9’s. The dog-naming contest is a part of the Governor’s plan to build a safer Alaska and combat the state’s growing opioid and heroin epidemic. “Drug dogs are critical members of law […]
NOW THEREFORE, I, Bill Walker, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALASKA, do hereby proclaim May, 2017 as: Water Safety Month
in Alaska, and encourage all Alaskans to educate themselves and others on water safety precautions, as well as to learn how to swim, so that all can enjoy the many water-related activities in this great land.
Governor Bill Walker announced today the next steps in building a safer Alaska: the state will receive a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat heroin and opioid addiction. Read more
NOW THEREFORE, I, Bill Walker, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALASKA, do hereby proclaim May 14-20, 2017 as: Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week
in Alaska, and encourage all Alaskans to celebrate the week through individual and community efforts to reduce the threat of wildland fire to their homes, property and communities.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Bill Walker, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALASKA, do hereby proclaim April 23-30, 2017 as: Days of Remembrance
in Alaska, and encourage all Alaskans to cherish all human life, promote dignity for all and unite to prevent any form of hatred and oppression.