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Empire Editorial: Our need for more icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...unable to accomplish its Arctic missions," says a 2011 report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's inspector general. The U.S. is the least-prepared of all Arctic nations despite having so much to gain and lose in terms of resources...
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal Very little information from the FBI, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and Department of the Army Inspector General was ever made public. It's amazing, to be honest, how little we knew and for how long.If the Legislature fails...
Parnell speaks on Guard case violations of the law." Inspector General investigatesIn June 2013, it...officials with the U.S. Army Inspector General's office to investigate...everything the Air Force and Army Inspector General is seeing, says they look good...
Parnell won't pick new Guard leader

...the Department of Defense's inspector general to re-examine the evidence...the inquiry conducted by the inspector general at her request would reach by the guard bureau.The inspector general notified Murkowski earlier this...
Watchdog: Indian schools appear to violate rules

...oversight of the schools.The Interior Department's inspector general investigation concerned an $800,000-plus contract...longstanding friendship with PerGroup, according to the inspector general.The report said the two officials "appear to have...
VA clinic in Wasilla without doctors

...S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has expressed concern with staffing at the clinic and asked the VA's inspector general to look into the quality of care provided there.Joe told The Associated Press earlier this summer that recruitment...
My Turn: Clear the way for changes at VA

...benefits for our veterans has exploded from about 150,000 in 2009 to over 600,000 in 2013 despite previous GAO, Inspector General and Office of Medical Inspector reports drawing attention to the growing crisis. Now there are accusations that some...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...a spokeswoman for the EPA inspector general's office, said Tuesday...among those who requested the inspector general investigate the EPA's preparation...statement that it will work with the inspector general's office to provide information...
Begich reserving judgment on Shinseki

...response to problems within the VA. Begich's campaign responded by blasting the group for politicizing the issue.An inspector general's investigation of the Phoenix VA Health Care System found about 1,700 veterans in need of care were "at risk...
VA official: Recruitment a challenge in Alaska

...also has met with veterans, has expressed concern with staffing at the VA clinic in Wasilla and asked the VA's inspector general to look into the quality of care provided there. She was unavailable for comment Thursday, but her spokesman...


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