Walker to Remain in Anchorage During Dunleavy Swearing-in

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker.

    Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Walker, in a statement, says he and Lt. Gov. Valerie Davidson will stay in Anchorage to assist in ongoing recovery efforts following Friday's magnitude 7.0 earthquake

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says he and his wife will not attend Monday's swearing-in of Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy in the rural Alaska village of Noorvik.

    Walker, in a statement, says he and Lt. Gov. Valerie Davidson will stay in Anchorage to assist in ongoing recovery efforts following Friday's magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rocked the city and surrounding areas.

    Walker says he discussed this with Dunleavy on Friday. Walker says he wishes Dunleavy well as Dunleavy takes office and control of recovery efforts.

    Walker's term ends at noon on Monday.

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