Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...about 1.3 million. Their legislative representatives are permitted to introduce bills, but...and Passamaquoddy tribes pulled their representatives. Henry Bear, the tribe's representative, said he'll continue working for...
Nation and World
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...He prayed for the governor and his cabinet, by name. For the senators and representatives, and their staffs, by name. For the Congressional representatives, and their staffs and families by name. For all the fishermen who were on the...
State asked researchers wrong question to student learning and student achievement," Hirshberg said. "Senator (Anna) Mackinnon (R-Eagle River) and Representative Hawker were really all frustrated, not with us personally, but that there was this disconnect. We didn't have something...
More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...pass.- If you miss your flight connection - or bad weather causes delays - get in line to speak to a customer service representative. But also, call the airline directly. If the phone lines are jammed, try the airline's overseas numbers. You'll...
Nation and World
Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...the highest rate since 2006, according to previous foundation surveys.Abdullah Ahmadzai, the Asia Foundation's representative in Afghanistan, said he hoped both the Afghan government and the international community can benefit from the finds of...
Nation and World
Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...he would be one of five decision-makers.Since Carpeneti's retirement in 2012, the Supreme Court has been without a representative from Southeast Alaska, and Pallenberg said he thinks that should be rectified. "I think it's important that there be...
Letter: A former page's perspective

...was a page for the Alaska House of Representatives for the 2012-13 legislative session...political and personal sides of all the representatives. The biggest lesson I took from the...content of their character. Some representatives treated the pages like servants...
Alaska editorial: Arctic Energy Summit hosted circumpolar nations for issues discussion

...originally appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:Representatives of eight nations gathered in Fairbanks to discuss issues...its challenges.Meeting with the Alaska delegation were representatives from Iceland, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland...
Concerned Alaska Native, First Nation representatives attend Seabridge Gold annual meeting

...Native and First Nation representatives had some questions for...Transboundary Mining Work Group representative Fred Olsen Jr., who is...Alaska's congressional representatives, and tribes, have been...failures."A Seabridge Gold representative did not return a call as...
U.S. House to probe Pebble denial

The science committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will probe the EPA's denial of a permit for the Pebble Mine in Southwest.In a letter sent Wednesday to EPA Administrator Gina...


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