Joe H. Satko

...the boat's final preparation as he drilled every rib by hand for the hull planking. Amid nationwide publicity, Seattle officials decided to intervene over concern for the vessel's seaworthiness. In the wee hours of the morning, the family quietly...
2 University of Alaska officials step down

...University of Alaska is looking to fill positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Chief Finance Officer Ashok Roy and Chief Human Resources Officer Erik Seastedt...
US intel official not optimistic about cyber deal with China

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he's not optimistic that an agreement the U.S. recently struck with China will effectively deter state-sponsored...
Nation and World
After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through dragnet

...senior French security official told the AP that French...Iraqi intelligence officials told the AP that they...or Western security officials. But one U.S. official said Sunday that the...Iraqi and U.S. officials providing information...
Nation and World
Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...accurate count of American Indians in 2020, officials said Tuesday.The agency is aiming to...American identity in a changing nation, officials said.Dee Ann Alexander, a census tribal...instructions on describing a tribe.Officials say the bureau is getting feedback from...
Bethel City Council drops protests against 2 liquor licenses

BETHEL - Bethel officials are withdrawing their protests to two liquor license applications, reversing a decision last week to keep the protests in place...
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

...state-run slaughterhouse open after lawmakers announced plans to shut down the facility next June due to budget concerns.Officials with the Alaska Farm Bureau say Mt. McKinley Meats and Sausage, which is one of the state's three meat processing facilities...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. The reaction of the state's elected officials has been far different.On Tuesday, the company posted on its website that it "has decided to exit Alaska following recent...
Blast levels New Jersey home 'like a pancake,' killing one

...a next-door neighbor out of bed killed one resident and left two other people in critical condition with severe burns, officials said.In all, 14 people were taken to hospitals, including an 11-year-old who was one of the critically injured in...
Nation and World
US official: Congress shouldn't control tribal recognition

...broken system, an Obama administration official said Wednesday.The comments came as...Since the recent changes, federal officials announced recognition for yet another...investigation that found a senior Interior official issued recognition decisions contrary...


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