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Alaska man who threatened US senators pleads guilty

Jan. 04, 2022 20:35 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rural Alaska man who threatened to kill the state's two U.S. senators in a series of profanity-laced voice messages left at their offices in Washington, D.C., has pleaded guilty to making the threats in exchange for having other charges dropped. Jay Allen...

Native corporations face deadline for federal relief funds

Dec. 08, 2021 17:44 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Native corporations face a year-end deadline to use federal coronavirus relief funds that the U.S. Supreme Court in late June ruled they were entitled to receive. But some corporations have yet to receive funds and others face challenges distributing...

Alaska man pleads not guilty to threatening 2 US senators

Nov. 22, 2021 16:26 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man charged with threatening the lives of Alaska’s two U.S. senators pleaded not guilty on Monday and judge decided that he will remain in custody. Jason Weiner, an attorney for Jay Allen Johnson, entered the plea on his client's behalf...

Alaska man accused of threats against US senators detained

Nov. 19, 2021 20:44 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal magistrate Friday ordered the continued detention of a man who has been accused of leaving threatening messages against Alaska's U.S. senators, a spokesperson for the Alaska U.S. attorney's office said. Lisa Houghton, by email, said Jay...

Alaska Railroad board rescinds employee vaccine mandate

Oct. 27, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The board of the Alaska Railroad has voted unanimously to rescind a requirement for all of its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Initially, railroad employees were supposed to be vaccinated by Dec. 8 to comply with vaccine...