Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide

ANCHORAGE - Alaska tribes and health providers are using federal dollars to combat methamphetamine use and suicide.The federal Indian Health Service awarded Alaska Native Tribal Health Corp. $200,000 out of the $1.6 million that was set...
EPA fines firms in 2010 Anchorage hazardous waste case

...companies owned by an Alaska Native corporation are facing federal fines over mismanagement of hazardous Anchorage construction...than $140,000 in connection with reported violations of the federal Resource Conversation and Recovery Act. The law requires hazardous...
Troopers, Coast Guard search for missing Wrangell boater

WRANGELL - State and federal responders are continuing to search for a Wrangell man overdue from a boating trip.Alaska State Troopers say 53-year-old...
Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...responsibilities and respond to emergencies there.More than 100 federal and state dignitaries, including Homeland Security's Deputy...actually been operating since August 2014 with a $17 million federal grant. The past year has seen the creation of a network of...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...Enforcement Agency was diligently working with federal officials to monitor any possible invoking the state's right under federal law to immediately consult with U.S...Hutchinson, a former undersecretary of the federal Department of Homeland Security, said...
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Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

...rural Alaska and the funding programs the federal DOT has in place to help tribes develop...pieces of legislation provide six years of federal surface transportation funding, which...years and expired at the end of the 2014 federal fiscal year.The current bills are headed...
Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...pass through lands under control of the federal agency.The point of debate is a phrase...submerged land of the waterways -within federal conservation units. But it was in July...Alaskans should be glad that he did.A federal judge in Anchorage ruled against him...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...interest in oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic federal waters has done the same."Decisions made by...concerned that these two decisions are a result of federal policies.""The federal government has placed economic development for...
When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...allow resettlement in their states, the federal government controls resettlement programs...resettlement agencies working with the federal government. At least $1,125 of that...refugee cash assistance program run by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement. Eligibility...
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UAS yields key data for fishing industry Bell contribute to existing research used by state and federal agencies, build their own portfolio, or both.The 27-year-old...NMFS Alaska Regional Office, fishing industries, state and federal regulators, and international treaty bodies. The information...


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