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Kotlik residents head home, but water supplies low

...way of pumping more water until that pump is fixed."Residents are using emergency water supplies while the Alaska Rural Utilities Cooperative works on system repairs. Bottled water has been donated by several organizations, including the Yukon...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-20/kotlik-residents-head-home-water-supplies-low
Kotlik residents head home, but water supplies low

...way of pumping more water until that pump is fixed."Residents are using emergency water supplies while the Alaska Rural Utilities Cooperative works on system repairs. Bottled water has been donated by several organizations, including the Yukon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-19/kotlik-residents-head-home-water-suppli
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...proposes plan for rural electric costs Governor would use funds from state power plants and other sources to subsidize rural utilities By SVEND HOLST THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Gov. Tony Knowles offered legislation Tuesday that would provide a way to fund a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050599/Loc_electric.shtml
My turn: High oil costs translate into more homeless families

...to help meet the shocking increase in heating oil prices this winter. Schools, village and city infrastructure, rural utilities, public housing, hospitals, jails, airports, shelters - every facility we depend upon to support our society...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111005/opi_20051110024.shtml
Opinion
USDA gives $310 million for rural broadband projects

...Adelstein, who heads the Agriculture Department's Rural Utilities Service, which is awarding the money. The awards...Iowa. Including the latest round of funding, the Rural Utilities Service has doled out $363.7 million for 22 broadband...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012610/sta_554968455.shtml
state
State Briefs

...Agriculture has awarded distance learning and telemedicine grants to two Alaska health organizations. The agency's Rural Utilities Service sent a $500,000 grant to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. The consortium provides direct telemedicine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102202/sta_briefs.shtml
News
State Briefs

...help with high energy costs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the money is being distributed through its Rural Utilities Service. Many remote Alaska communities would be eligible for the grant funds, said Allan Yost, the service's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122702/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
My turn: Alaska has potential to become a global leader in clean energy

...large size threshold and the proposed exemptions for electrical co-ops and local government operated utilities, rural utilities would be exempt from the requirement to meet this standard. However, Alaska's renewable energy developers could...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041509/opi_429491321.shtml
Biden unveils federal broadband stimulus projects

...Telecommunications and Information Administration, an arm of the Commerce Department, and $2.5 billion to be awarded by the Rural Utilities Service, part of the Agriculture Department. Demand for the broadband money has been intense - far outstripping...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121809/sta_537039095.shtml
Provide Power Cost Equalization funding

...energy sources, although diesel fuel still far exceeds any other source in terms of cost per kilowatt. In addition, rural utilities' operating costs are one-third what they were in 1984 through the utilization of new technologies. This is a vital...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Ope_edit.html
Opinion

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