Alaskans win chance to stake remote cabin sites

...Remote Recreational Cabin Sites lottery drawing held earlier this month, according to a release from the Department of Natural Resources.Results from the Dec. 11 drawing are available online at or by...
Sen. Sullivan announces chief of staff, spokesman

...Tuesday three hires to his Washington, D.C., team, including one former state commissioner.Former Alaska Department of Natural Resources commissioner Joe Balash was hired as Sullivan's chief of staff, according to a news release from the new...
Tis the season to harvest that holiday tree or white spruce trees on unrestricted state lands for personal use as Christmas trees, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Another option is harvesting a Christmas tree from municipal land, including along roadsides and farther...
Walker brings back Palin's oil and gas team

...Rutherford, one of the architects of Palin's failed Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, or AGIA, as acting Department of Natural Resources commissioner. She'll eventually become the permanent deputy commissioner, a position Rutherford held under...
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...Bennett's Liberal Party was elected.A recent Alaska Journal of Commerce article featured Bennett and Alaska Department of Natural Resources large mine coordinator Kyle Moselle praising what they claim is a strong, but quiet relationship. This closed-door...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...governor and talking about priorities."Marty Rutherford was selected as the deputy commissioner for the Department of Natural Resources. She held the position previously during former Gov. Sarah Palin's administration. Rutherford will serve...
Federal agency criticizes handling of coal permits

...mining operation has changed owners twice since Wishbone Hill's two permits were granted in 1991. The state Department of Natural Resources granted an extension once between 1991 and 2010, when Usibelli began operations.Kirkham declined to discuss...
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...the issue of mines in transboundary watersheds.Kyle Moselle, a large project coordinator for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, said the Large Mine Permitting Team, or LMPT, system used by the state to coordinate the permitting process...
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Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...assessor from 2001 to 2006.Mark D. Meyers was appointed to replace Joe Balash as the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources. Balash has held the position since last year. Meyers has worked as the vice chancellor of research at the...
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Spill Prevention and Response, and the state's Department of Natural Resources would all need to have a say in the barging plan. The company plans to barge concentrate to a transfer barge...


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