My Turn: Your opportunity to address trapping rules

...on the trapped animal.Proposal 80 (page 66) asks for statewide movement of traps and snares from populated areas with populations of 1,000 or more, unless a more restrictive city ordinance is already in place. It would require traps and snares to...
David Boxley talks Native, Tsimshian art revival

...first potlatch in the village, is a big part of that.The epidemics of smallpox and Spanish flu decimated Alaska Native populations.Overall, smallpox killed 75 percent of the Pacific Northwest's indigenous peoples, he said. This affected art, too...
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

...And here's why they shouldn't.Statewide, the student population most heavily impacted by an increase to 25 students are predominantly...forcing the schools to close, serve an entirely Alaska Native population. The vast majority of lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature...
Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...accurate count of American Indians in 2020, officials said Tuesday.The agency is aiming to avoid a 5 percent undercount of the population seen in 2010 and reaching out to tribes years in advance, Director John Thompson told The Associated Press."We are testing...
Drawing permit applications open

...until 5 p.m. Nov. 25 to apply in person at an ADF&G office.Many popular big game hunts have greater demand than the population of animals can support, so ADF&G operates a lottery system to distribute permits for these hunts. Interested hunters must...
Glasses half empty at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

...between 2013 and 2014 the city's population decreased by 227 people. Compared to the city's overall population of more than 32,000, this negative...Holst explained that Juneau's population shifts are determined by a sort of...
Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians - are only a small portion of the state's population, about 8,000 people from a total population of about 1.3 million. Their legislative representatives are permitted to introduce bills...
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Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...For this year's survey, it polled 9,586 Afghan citizens across 34 provinces, both men and women."Over half of the population thinks that Afghanistan is moving in the wrong direction," said Sayed Masood Sadat from the foundation as he presented the...
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Germany-Netherlands match called off shortly before kickoff

...give few details because he needed to protect the source of information, and because "part of these answers would upset the population."One of two caretaker presidents in charge of the German football federation, Reinhard Rauball, said the German team...
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...this particular aspect of this refugee program in order to verify that terrorists are not trying to infiltrate the refugee population."McConnell echoed that call within hours, remarking: "It's pretty clear how the American people feel about this...
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