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Alaska editorial: Streamlining: Federal working group could promote progress

...obstacles - but how successfully remains to be seen.Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Hayes announced the group', first came to prominence in Washington as a deputy secretary at Interior during the latter years of the Clinton...
Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

...including ambassadors and generals, who were directly involved in rebuilding Iraq.One key lesson learned in Iraq, Deputy Secretary of State William Burns told auditors, is that the U.S. cannot expect to "do it all and do it our way. We must...
Juneau to celebrate Preserve America designation

Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett will visit the Juneau-Douglas City...Preserve America Celebration Who: A visit by Lynn Scarlett, deputy secretary of the Interior. Why: To celebrate Juneau's designation as a Preserve...
Feds to fund salmon commission approved by Congress, came after a meeting Thursday between Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, and Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based commission, which manages fishing of endangered...
Groups to buy more Afognak land for conservation purposes The purchase, when complete, will protect public access to more than 100 miles of continuous coastline, said Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett in a news conference in Washington, D.C. The $917,000 in government money will...
Bush's energy secretary nominee vows to support ANWR drilling

...confirmation hearing Wednesday before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. He currently serves as deputy secretary in the Department of Treasury. "I want the assurance that you and your department will work with us," Sen. Lisa...
Obama creates federal interagency group to coordinate energy development in Alaska

...move hailed by lawmakers who want to see drilling in Arctic outer continental shelf waters. Interior Department Deputy Secretary David Hayes will chair the group. Hayes said on the White House blog that the group will include senior officials...
HUD awards grant for rural housing repairs

...quality in Alaska Native villages that were raised with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Deputy Secretary Ron Sims in recent visits to Alaska. Officials said U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, also requested urgent...
Outside editorial: Absence of violence does not necessarily mean peace in Iraq

...year, American officials are warning Iraqi politicians that their window of opportunity is closing. Last week, Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte went to Baghdad to pressure the Iraqis to get on with it. Echoing earlier comments by U...
Salazar picks Alaska for regional climate center

...managers and the public," he said. The centers will have startup costs of $2 million to $4 million, said Interior Deputy Secretary David Hayes. The idea is to have a host institution assemble practical climate science in the region. "If adaptation...


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