Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.

Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.Juneau resident Crystal Kaakeeyaa Worl was one of five Native artists honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. late last month hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and...
Giant conifer from Alaska will grace US Capitol lawn

...forests will finally have a representative in Washington, D.C.: This year's Capitol Christmas tree will be the first...trailer as it makes the journey from Alaska to Washington, D.C., where it will light up the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol...
Bush would move Interior Department to the West

...move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to the West, home to 90 percent...Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and I think they ought to be living...field offices outside of Washington, D.C., the proposal to move the department...
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Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...HIV positive," Steve Honig, a spokesperson for Mueller, said in an email.___AP writers Lynn Elber and Anthony McCartney in Los Angeles, Hannah Cushman in Chicago and Lauran Neergaard in Washington, D.C. contributed to this report.
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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...first of many trips to Washington, D.C., to speak to members of Congress...2000, she brought Stevens a book in D.C."I knew this was the last time I...Services.A celebration was held in D.C. to thank Stevens and other senators...
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

ANCHORAGE - There will be fewer people staffing the state of Alaska office in Washington, D.C.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two positions.Gov. Bill Walker says...
Alaska Air rated most efficient airline in U.S.

Alaska Airlines ranks No. 1 in fuel efficiency among U.S. Airlines, according to a report issued by the Washington D.C. think tank, the International Council on Clean Transportation.This is the fifth consecutive year Alaska Air has been...
Walker's D.C. staffers get the ax

The state's top lobbyist in Washington, D.C. and two of his aides are being fired.The Alaska Dispatch News reported Tuesday that Kip Knudson, director of state and federal...
DC considering 16 weeks paid leave for parents, caregivers

WASHINGTON (AP) - New D.C. Council legislation introduced Tuesday...six weeks of partial paid leave.The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is pushing back...unprecedented" and bad for city businesses.D.C. Council member David Grosso, who...
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Attorneys don't buy state's argument on land-into-trust lawsuit

In Washington, D.C., attorneys for the state of Alaska are...don't think the state will win in the D.C. Circuit," said Kristi Williams, a Gwich'in...Athabascan attorney who is bar-licensed in D.C. and owns her own consulting firm. "If...


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