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$60M awarded in tribal housing grants

ANCHORAGE - The federal government has awarded nearly $60 million in grants to more than 90 tribal communities across the nation, including 15 in Alaska, U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/60m-awarded-tribal-housing-grants
State
Water-starved village gets last-minute help

ANCHORAGE - Last-minute help has arrived for a remote northern Alaska village that is down to its last drops of treated water, barely able to afford replacement of a corroded water-transfer hose.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-25/water-starved-village-gets-last-minute-
State
Pre-D program wins national recognition

San Diego - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Council on Foundations announced Sept.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-29/pre-d-program-wins-national-recogni
Neighbors
Southeast Alaska senior services to be expanded

JUNEAU - Two organizations in Southeast Alaska said a program that helps senior citizens live independently will be expanded because of additional federal funding.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-11/southeast-alaska-senior-services-be-exp
Local
THRHA receives funding from HUD for elder service

Catholic Community Services is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority funding that will link the elderly and people with disabilities...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-13/thrha-receives-funding-hud-elder-se
Neighbors
Nonprofit to purchase low-income housing properties

...MacKinnon Apartments and Smith Hall. Tenants must meet income qualifications set by the United Stated Department of Housing and Urban Development."With these two acquisitions, we will have a total of 178 apartments in eight different buildings...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-06/nonprofit-purchase-low-income-housing-p
Local
Willoughby District may benefit from federal greening program

Downtown Juneau could a green facelift. The City and Borough of Juneau Lands Committee recently discussed the idea to enter Alaska's capital in the Greening America's Capitals program. The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Policy, U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-19/willoughby-district-may-benefit-federal
Local
Murkowski deserves props for raising toxic-injury awareness

I want to thank Gov. Frank Murkowski for signing a proclamation to declare May Toxic Injury Awareness month in the state of Alaska.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052106/let_20060521021.shtml
Opinion
Learning at Uncle's House

In Tlingit culture, when boys were about 10 years old, they were turned over to their maternal uncles who taught, trained and disciplined them. Ha Kaak Has Ka Hidi, which means "Our Uncles' House," is the official name of the Vocational Training and Resource Center at 3239 Hospital Drive. "What better facility to give honor to our uncles than to name this building after our uncles for the teaching and discipline of the nephews," said Archie Cavanaugh, VTRC director and manager of higher education.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060602/bus_uncleshouse.shtml
Business
Telling the Truth

Richard Carroll Jr., owner and operator of Alaska Yukon Tours, is happy to show visitors around his village - as long as they're willing to hear the truth.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062705/sta_20050627011.shtml
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