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'We're here because we remember'

...Chris Mertl showed his Canadian side, wearing a bright poppy pinned to his jacket in honor of what is known as Remembrance Day in his country. He said although not everyone will agree on or support a war, everyone should support the troops...
Photo: Dutch Harbor remembrance lowered to half-staff in honor of Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day. Recognized each year on the anniversary of the 1942 Japanese attack on Alaska, Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day honors military personnel who served and died defending...
State flags fly at half-staff for Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has ordered state flags to fly at half-staff today in honor of Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day. The day commemorates the anniversary of Japan's 1942 attack on Alaska during World War II."As a child, my dad told us stories...
Flags at half-staff Friday for 1964 quake

Friday, March 27 has been declared "1964 Alaskan Earthquake Remembrance Day" across the state, Gov. Bill Walker announced Thursday.All state flags are to be lowered to half-staff to honor the lives...
Legislators file first round of bills

...would establish March 27 as Great Alaska Earthquake Remembrance Day, in honor of the Good Friday quake that caused destruction...Establishes March 27 as Great Alaska Earthquake Remembrance Day.? HB 36 - Reps. Gara, Josephson, Drummond, Kito...
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Remembrance Day scheduled

State flags will be lowered July 3 in remembrance for Drunk Driving Victims Remembrance Day. Join Mothers Against Drunk Driving and others in celebrating the lives of victims of drunken driving with a memorial on display...
State Briefs

...state flags lowered to half-staff today in memory of victims of drunk drivers. July 3 is Drunk Driving Victims Remembrance Day in Alaska. Knowles was expected to sign a bill today in Anchorage that will increase the alcohol beverage tax and...
MADD's nat'l president urges alcohol education in Alaska

...deadly." Webb's week-long visit to Juneau coincided with the establishment of July 3 as Drunk Driving Victims Remembrance Day, signed into law by Gov. Tony Knowles last Tuesday. Knowles also signed bills aimed at cutting down the numbers...
Photo: On foreign soil

...during World War II. McCormeck was at Fort Richardson National Cemetery in Anchorage for a service to mark Canadian Remembrance Day. A marker for a mass grave site of 235 Japanese soldiers who died during the battle of Attu is in the foreground...
Flags lowered to mark WWII bombing anniversary

...of the bombing of Dutch Harbor during World War II. Gov. Sarah Palin has ordered state flags to fly at half-staff on Wednesday. Japan bombed Amaknak Island on June 3, 1942. Palin has proclaimed Wednesday as Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day.


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