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Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is lifted

...the ratio improves to more than 3-to-1, he said.Roughly half of the project qualifies for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service loan, which is conservatively projected with 4 percent interest, Dyok said. The rest...
Officials probing deadly circus tent collapse

...Press seeking comment.Walker's president, John Caudill Jr., has a history of violations with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, primarily while operating another company, Walker Brothers Circus Inc.A decade ago, Caudill and his associates...
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USDA announces farm bill funding program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development Alaska State announced Thursday the availability of USDA loans to build broadband in rural areas, along with...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...the 2003 exemption invalid because the U.S. Department of Agriculture "failed to provide a reasoned explanation for...booming tourism and fishing industries." The Department of Agriculture was named as a defendant of the suit, but it...
JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...she said.Polly Bass is a former University of Alaska Anchorage professor now working with the United States Department of Agriculture; Tuesday afternoon, she was giving Van Dam, Rand-Lewis, and Keenan an introduction to alpine vegetation...
Funding for garden insulation

...large garden and you want to extend its growing season, this information may be for you. The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering funding to qualified applicants for plastic "high tunnels...
Alaska Airlines turning to tree power

...we use a portion of that to be produced into fuels."NARA is a five-year project supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture. It's made up of 22 member organizations ranging from industry...
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest

...not the burned areas will produce an above average yield, he said. Better after the burnThe United States Department of Agriculture and United States Forest Service published the results of a study on after-burn yields titled "Harvesting...
Digital Yakutat

...and the Yak-Tat Kwaan, Harding said. The city is also looking at the possibility of grants through the US Department of Agriculture.The next step, Harding says, is to have an engineer figure out the best option. They've told ACS that...
LaSalle man accused of timber thefts arrested in Alaska

...100,000 was arrested in Alaska where they say he was planning to flee to Canada.On Tuesday the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said James Marcus Ainsworth, 39, of LaSalle Parish, was arrested in Anchorage. Officials allege...


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