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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...the local governments, Alaska Native Corporations, rural utilities services, the private sector, and other stakeholders...Also, greater flexibility can be provided to the rural utilities services to provide additional financing solutions...
Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...DevelopmentThe state's community and regional affairs office and economic development office would shut down. That includes rural utility assistance and the Alaska Native Language Preservation Council. The Commercial Fishing Revolving Loan fund would continue...
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Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is lifted more than 3-to-1, he said.Roughly half of the project qualifies for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service loan, which is conservatively projected with 4 percent interest, Dyok said. The rest of the project financing...
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...
Governing, not government, is our problem to solve

...Department of Agriculture. Most are responsible for farm related programs. Several, like the Forest Service and the Rural Utility Service, seem unrelated to agriculture. And just as Alaskans may have little interest in the department's big agricultural...
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...
State Briefs 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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Industrial Development and Export Authority, said unless some funds are found soon, it could be a matter of weeks until rural utility companies stop getting paid. ``There are still checks going out now,'' Simmons said. ``The checks will probably...
Hydroelectric power in Angoon closer to reality

...project developer, Kootznoowoo, to find money. Thursday, they learned of grant funding from a federal program, Rural Utility Service Electric Program through the Department of Agriculture, which offers a maximum $5 million per project. She...
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...


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