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Feds back Native group in artifacts probe

...least one protected cultural item, identified in the notice as the Tlingit halibut hook.Melanie O'Brien, the program manager for the federal repatriation program, said the school appears to be working toward compliance, based on written...
Alaska's fishing fatalities are dropping, no matter how you mix the numbers

...ring, and it's just been fantastic," said Scott Wilwert, the Coast Guard's commercial fishing vessel safety program manager in Alaska.Wilwert said about 1,500 boats in Alaska will need an exam, and about 400 still need to get one.There's...
Officials say bed bugs on the rise in Alaska

...seen an upward trend of bed bugs in the state, particularly in rural areas.Karin Hendrickson, pesticide control program manager with the state's Department of Environmental Conversation, told KTUU that her office has been responding to an...
Dockside safety exams encouraged before rule change

...their examination sooner rather than later," said Scott Wilwert, Coast Guard 17th District Fishing Vessel Safety Program manager. "There are a few other items fishermen should keep in mind that hinge on them maintaining a current dockside examination...
Computer models failing to accurately predict path of fires

...could be making modeling harder, said Tim Sexton, a program manager with the Forest Service.Over the weekend, a create more sophisticated models, said Sexton, program manager with the Wildland Fire Management Research Development...
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Preparing for the worst

...m. to 7 p.m. today, then again from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Tom Mattice, the city's emergency programs manager, said visitors can expect several new preparedness activities and more information compared to past years. One...
Program expands Southeast scope

...Consortium has long used telemedicine - but what is new is the scope. According to the notes of a presentation from program manager Susan Maley, mental health telemedicine is already available in Gustavus, Coffman Cove, Naukati Bay, Elfin Cove...
Tobacco use drops as e-cigarettes surge

...e-liquid makers to disclose their ingredients."There's just such variation," said Alison Kulas, tobacco program manager for the state health department. "Without that oversight, you're not entirely sure what you could be buying from...
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...Arctic warming will require a global commitment, said Jenifer Kohout, the Fish and Wildlife Service's regional program manager and a co-chair of the polar bear recovery team."In the meantime, the Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners...
Trail roundup 2015

...Lake TrailA Trail Mix crew is "going gangbusters" at Peterson Lake Trail, said Juneau Ranger District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman. "It's just looking great."For the past couple seasons, Trail Mix has been laying gravel for the...


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