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Empire Editorial: A good salmon flip-flop

...noted by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Monday is good news indeed for Alaska's fishing industry.The General Services Administration has refused, upon review of their policies, to allow non-governmental organizations that "certify...
Fairbanks fed building gets ventilation upgrade

...isn't suitable for a retrofit at the 40-year-old building, and a new system is required.The U.S. General Services Administration maintains federal government facilities. It says the project will go to bid this summer. Construction should...
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...attempt is unlikely to succeed, however, as proceeds from federal land sales must first go through the General Services Administration and can't go directly to the archives without additional legislation. "I think it probably is hopeless...
Jurors review capitol designers

...choose among the applicants to design a new capitol for Alaska. Ed Feiner, chief architect of the U.S. General Services Administration, said he chose the jury assignment over a meeting in Miami. "This is a remarkable opportunity to get involved...
Rep. Young among Congress members linked to lobbyist

...Congress including Alaska Rep. Don Young have been linked to efforts by lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a former General Services Administration official to secure leases of government property for Abramoff's clients, according to court filings by...
Investigators assess water damage at Federal Building

...That is what they expect right now," said Bill Lesch, the public affairs officer for the region's General Services Administration. He said the administration staff is conducting the investigation. "The coupling was apparently on a hot...
Federal Bldg. lifts ban on anti-war views

...their events within the building. "None of us are perfect," said Bill Lesh, spokesman for the U.S. General Services Administration. Attorney Douglas Mertz represented the Juneau chapter of Veterans for Peace and the Juneau-Douglas Little...
USDA finds no takers for new Fairbanks greenhouse

...offices, storage space and areas for starting seeds.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the federal General Services Administration in January will start the process for disposing of the complex. Preference would be given to the USDA and...
What's up with that?

...of the same complex, the tall office tower and the squat post office annex - administered by the federal General Services Administration - are treated differently. There are no plans to limit or hinder access to the post office through its entrance...
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Capitol design competition jury selected

...has been working on the restoration of the Wisconsin Capitol. Feiner is the chief architect of the U.S. General Services Administration. He leads the agency's design and construction activities throughout the nation. Juneau resident Keith...


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