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Alaska Editorial: Making good decisions on the water

The following editorial first appeared in the Peninsula Clarion: It was with a great deal of relief last week that the Peninsula Clarion reported the successful rescue of six people who had ended up in the Kenai River after boating accidents.
Historic preservation grants now available

The Office of History and Archaeology is accepting applications for grants to assist with rehabilitating, restoring, stabilizing or planning for preserving historic buildings and structures.
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...Management Team has set up its operation headquarters.State and federal agencies including State Parks, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Central Emergency Services and the Alaska State Troopers have helped keep an eye on stray burning slash...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

A proposed British Columbia transboundary mine that would dwarf any mining development in Alaska has attracted the attention of environmental groups in the state because of a concern that runoff from the mine will degrade Southeast Alaska's fish habitats.
Local | Outdoors
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

The Alaska Energy Authority has 14 biomass boiler projects on its to-do list this year, six of which will share $20 million from the state, AEA biomass project manager Devany Plentovich said.
My Turn: House Bill 77 cuts permitting inefficiency that harms Alaskans

A little over three years ago, the Department of Natural Resources recognized that the status quo for permitting wasn't working.
Opinion to or sending a request in writing to the Office of History and Archaeology, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, 550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1310, Anchorage, AK 99501-3565. More information about the commission...
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

Editor's note: This is part three of a three-part series on the KSM mine, a proposed transboundary mine in British Columbia.
DNR now accepting grant applications for Farm to School program

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for its annual Farm to School mini-grants from April 2-18. Mini-grants are available for school-based...
Alaska Historical Commission to meet April 2-3 in Juneau

The Alaska Historical Commission will meet Wednesday and Thursday, April 2-3, in the Gastineau Room at the Baranof Hotel in Juneau. The meeting is open to the public and will begin on 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday and at 9 a.m. on Thursday.


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