Don Young wary of national monuments

...administration wants to designate national monuments to halt development. Young said in...region could be declared a national monument to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. Another possible national monument designation is Teshekpuk Lake on the...
Regional News
Bush would move Interior Department to the West

...economies.Bush said his plan would steer money currently used to make new federal land acquisitions, designate new national monuments and wilderness toward a $11.5 billion backlog in maintenance and improvements at national parks across the country. He...
Nation and World
Paris unites in solidarity, then scatters in panic

...cathedral. Scores of police patrolled, their hands on their weapons. Police cars surrounded all sides of the 850-year-old monument.Michael Staubes, a 70-year-old retired Virginia native now living in Paris, put his hand to his forehead in distress...
Nation and World
Veterans Day around the United States

...pays landlords who rent to veterans.Honoring Hmong in WisconsinWisconsin honored Hmong-Lao Vietnam war veterans with a monument in the northern city of Wausau, where the first Hmong families arrived nearly 40 years ago.Groundbreaking was Tuesday at...
Nation and World
Haitians mark Voodoo day of the dead

...the dead.At Port-au-Prince's sprawling national cemetery, Voodoo priests and priestesses gathered around a blackened monument that is believed to be the oldest grave. There, they lit candles and stoked small fires as they evoked the spirit Baron Samedi...
Nation and World
Public has chance to name new moth

...insect.A moth that weighs less than an ounce and measures about an inch was discovered eight years ago at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico by entomologist Eric H. Metzler.The rigorous process to have a new species approved has taken several years...
Not For Web
My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...ensure its safe operations today.A pipeline like TAPS isn't simply steel, pressure dynamics or a logistics chain - it is a monument to cooperation and the collective spirit that reflects the best of Alaska.Today, Alaska is confronted with recent events...
Alaska man searching for long-lost national park art

...copies of a WPA poster for New Mexico's Bandelier National Monument were discovered in the park superintendent's office where...roughly 6 percent. Original prints of the Wind Cave National Monument and Great Smoky Mountain National Park designs are still missing...
Soldotna dedicates Purple Heart monument

...formal ceremony in the park for its Purple Heart monument, which commemorates United States soldiers wounded...initiative and raising the funds to create the monument.Nelson said the monument, carved from a block of red Italian marble...
Meetings set for invasive plants discussion

...National Forest is developing an invasive plant management plan for northern units on the forest including Admiralty National Monument, Hoonah, Juneau, Sitka and Yakutat Ranger Districts.Project coordinators will meet in five communities within these units...


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