Defense Secretary Mattis gives high praise to Alaska after short visit
"The training of your soldiers in the most difficult climates, means they are ready for anything. The interceptors we have up here, I just want to tell you, that Alaska is the absolute center in the defense of our country ." Sec of Defense James Mattis
Walker’s campaign walks back bid for Democratic Primary
After stating Tuesday that Gov. Bill Walker would be filing in the Democratic party’s open primary election in August, Walker’s campaign announced Wednesday that Walker’s plans now hinge on whether former U.S. Senator Mark Begich makes a bid for the seat.