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Historic Preservation Fund grant application period closes Friday

...package, including the Alaska Historical Commission's priorities and evaluation criteria, is available online at or by contacting Jean Ayers, the grants administrator, at jean.ayers...
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...Lumber Co., on Prince of Wales Island, rely on state timber sales to stay afloat while federal sales are held up in court. A DNR spokesperson said after hearing that 63 different Alaska mills have purchased state timber in recent years.Lynn Campbell...
State | AK legislature
Letter to the Editor: Chime in on Chuitna

...supports all five species of salmon. It took a court battle, but DNR finally opened a comment period to get public input about granting...lend your voice to this discussion by writing to David Schade, DNR Chief of Water Resources Section, at david.w.schade@alaska...
After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...them a career path for firefighting," DNR Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels said at a...decrease, firefighting eats up 22 percent of DNR's budget, "a pretty good chunk of money...we had our own fire crews."Overall, DNR saw a roughly $3 million cut and a net...
State | AK legislature
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...into something.That doesn't allow the state to support the smallest, most needy mills, Maisch said. The 118 sales allow DNR to choose a winning bidder based on "whatever is best for the community and the state," he said. HB87 can be tracked online...
State | Local | AK legislature
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...plan that came out in fall of that year.DNR staff said the current version of the plan...Cheney, Andrew Levi and Ashley Reed and DNR's Kyle Smith and Peter Boyer, according...not endorse the content of this Plan."DNR spokeswoman Elizabeth Bluemink said the...
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature an overview given to the House Finance Committee Friday.But the department, like others, is planning for overall cuts. DNR faces a potential cut of close to 50 positions, according to the overview.Besides the budget, here are three things to watch...
State | AK legislature
New DNR Land Records search portal released

...pleased to announce the release of the new DNR Land Records search portal, available at search portal...Management's Land Information System, as well as DNR's Land Administration System, Alaska Mapper...
Alaskans win chance to stake remote cabin sites or by calling the DNR information center in Anchorage at 907-269-8400...the South Fork of the Kuskokwim River.DNR will hold workshops to assist prospective...Wasilla.Residents can subscribe to the DNR land sales email notifications via the land...
Walker brings back Palin's oil and gas team

...Myers, who Walker earlier appointed as DNR commissioner, can wrap up affairs at the...project. Along with the resignation of former DNR Commissioner Joe Balash, Mike Pawlowski...earlier this year.After resigning his DNR position, Myers was named head of the U...


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