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Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership the governing body, with the first chief serving as the presiding 2011, and Fifer was elected first chief.The other group issued its own...2012, and Polston was elected first chief.In a court motion, Mount McKinley...
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...reality will require the engagement and involvement of all those who have interest in the Tongass. Gifford Pinchot, the first chief of the Forest Service and one of America's leading conservationists, wrote, "The vast possibilities of our great...
Remains of Fort Yukon chief headed back to Alaska

...fundraisers to cover legal fees, exhumation and transportation costs, estimated to run between $8,000 to $10,000.The first Chief Esias Loola fundraiser is being held tonight in Fairbanks.A dinner, fiddle dance and raffles fundraising event will...
Minor flooding reported in Fort Yukon

...Circle took refuge at the post office, school and store when the Yukon River flooded Sunday, Circle Tribal Council First Chief Jessica Boyle told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.There were no injuries, but a group of elders became stuck in...
Tribal leaders oppose proposed land swap

...concern to us," said Paul Edwin, first chief of Chalkyitsik. "You can'," said Paul Nathaniel, first chief of Circle. "It's our land," said Adlai Alexander, first chief of Fort Yukon. "We're trying...
Stevens Village council launches bison project

...southeast of the Yukon River community. Sound off on the important issues at "This is just a start," Randy Mayo, first chief of the Stevens Village tribal council, said Wednesday during a dedication at the village's farm near Delta Junction...
Dictionary seeks to preserve endangered native Han language

...elders to document the vanishing language. Conan Goebel, First Chief of Eagle Village, said they have been trying for several...anyone who wants to learn it, adults or children." First Chief Goebel, 25, would like to learn Han himself, but he...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...tobacco and brought it to his friend and local Native elder Richard Frank. Frank took the pouch and passed it on to First Chief Peter John. "He's the traditional chief and he's the one that we just have to honor and get the permission from...
This Day in History

...approved an agreement to lease Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as a naval base. In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt became the first chief executive to be inaugurated on Jan. 20 instead of March 4. In 1945, President Roosevelt was sworn into office for...
This Day in History

...abortive invasion of Washington D.C., turning back the next day. In 1934, President Franklin Roosevelt became the first chief executive to travel through the Panama Canal. In 1952, the Republican national convention, meeting in Chicago, nominated...


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