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Obama traveling to Alaska next month

...Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience, or GLACIER, a U.S. Department of State conference surrounding Arctic policy. "GLACIER will convene foreign ministers from Arctic nations and key non-Arctic...
United Tribal Transboundary Mining Work Group 'outraged,' insulted by Red Chris opening in Stikine watershed

...mine," they wrote. "We again call on the State of Alaska, on our congressional delegation and on the U.S. Department of State for leadership on this issue. Through their aggressive mining agenda in watersheds like the Stikine that are shared...
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...Salmon Without Borders suggests sending letters "to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting that the U.S. Department of State refer the issue of mining and transboundary watersheds to the International Joint Commission for further study to...
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...and 3) there's growing pressure to help the world's most vulnerable countries. When Todd Stern, the U.S. Department of State's special envoy for climate change, was asked by reporter Elizabeth Shogren about the impact of this week's...
Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

...confirmed by a separate test by the Centers for Disease Control, said Carrie Williams, spokeswoman for the Texas Department of State Health Services.Zachary Thompson, director of Dallas County Health & Human Services, said health officials in...
Today in History

...President George Washington signed a measure establishing the Department of Foreign Affairs, forerunner of the Department of State.In 1861, Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan took command of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War...
My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

...for temporarily leaving Alaska to serve our country in the active Marine Corps, in the White House and at the Department of State under Secretary Condoleezza Rice. I have a message for Begich and his friends: Dan Sullivan isn't a "tourist...
Local teen invited to train at Bolshoi Academy in Moscow

...Moscow was funded through a National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship, operated by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in cooperation with American Councils for International Education...
Protesters climb Oregon Capitol dome, hang sign

...acres of the forest, the sale of which would generate $25.2 million for Oregon schools.In June, the Oregon Department of State Lands recommended a smaller sale of 2,714 acres to cover maintenance costs for the forest. That proposed sale...
For director Maynard-Losh, 'Treasure Island' marks a homecoming

...seeing the transformational power of theater in people's lives."This December, with the backing of the US Department of State, Maynard-Losh and her team will travel to Croatia to work with physically-disabled teenagers, and in January...


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