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My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...growth will be immediate and easy. Businesses and markets will need time to adapt. The Forest Service and USDA's Rural Development mission area, which provides assistance to local businesses, will look for ways to support growing demand for young...
Tribe Hires New Government Affairs Liaison

...Blake received her Master's degree from UAF in Rural Development with a project study on fisheries development in...Professor for the Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development at the UAF, Technical Assistant Specialist for Intertribal...
Former creamery exec convicted of fraud

...totaling more than $1 million, prosecutors said.Olson was accused of submitting false statements to the USDA's Rural Development Program. Olson also failed to alert the government that she knew her business partner, Kyle Beus, was diverting...
Peter McKay

...of New York in Rochester in 1976 with degrees in rural development and theater production. His Peace Corps experience...communities with projects and funding for all aspects of rural development. More than anything, Peter McKay loved rowing...
USDA: Juneau now fits rural housing program requirements

...32,000.A Monday event will provide more information about the Rural Housing Program.Jim Nordlund, the USDA rural development director, announced of the change on June 25, just in time as the USDA neared the end of National Home Ownership...
Furthering entrepreneurial spirit, innovation

...Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Patrice Kunesh is traveling to...Forest Service and our partners in Rural Development, Natural Resources Alaska state director of USDA Rural Development.
Conference to promote economic creativity

...they argue what the role is," Holst said.Patrice Kunesh, U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary of Rural Development, is visiting from Washington, D.C., to speak on the Tongass National Forest, the Roadless Rule and its impact...
Governor names members of Native Language Council

...holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology and American civilization from Brown University, a master's degree in rural development from UAF, and a Ph.D. in language planning and indigenous knowledge systems from UAF. Alvanna-Stimpfle, of...
Fairbanks couple aim to market vodka brand

...made their project much easier.Tara, who works at the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Community and Rural Development, has a background in chemistry and understands the distilling process. Rob has found his experience in a more unexpected...
Vacant or Vital, Part III: What help is there for building renovators?

...on Front Street, while the other part of the former theater has been shuttered for 12 years.Weltzin, who is a rural development expert, uses a power point presentation to describe the complicated tax credit funding mechanism to those who inquire...


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