The Division of Mining, Land and Water is seeking public input on its preliminary decision to reoffer two remote recreational cabin site staking areas in Interior Alaska.
JUNEAU - Title: "Never Forget" Key images: This ad sponsored by Put Alaska First, an independent expenditure group that supports Democratic U.S. Sen.
JUNEAU - A bill that stalled in the Senate last year over concerns it limited public involvement in permitting decisions resurfaced Monday.
JUNEAU - With the Legislature more than halfway through its scheduled 90-day session, major bills are starting to take shape - and a controversial bill from the past has re-emerged.
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on its preliminary decision for the proposed Nakwasina Sound Subdivision land sale, located approximately eight miles north-northwest of Sitka city center, according to a release from the state Department of Natural Resources. The proposal would enable DNR's Division of Mining, Land and Water to offer up to 50 parcels of state land for private ownership.
JUNEAU - One of the governor's permitting bills has hit a speed bump in the Senate, where rural lawmakers have raised concerns about the impact it will have on tribal organizations and citizens. HB77, from Gov.
JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has introduced legislation aimed at improving the permitting process in Alaska, but critics fear it will hurt the public's ability to participate in permitting decisions.
JUNEAU - The state is defending the validity of permits for a south-central Alaska coal mine and pushing back against a federal agency's involvement in the matter.
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