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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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-30/governing-not-government-our-problem-
Opinion
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
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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
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021500/Loc_power.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051807/sta_20070518026.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
High-speed Internet on its way to rural areas

...that it has received a $7.5 million grant from the Rural Utility Service under the American Recovery and Reinvestment...installation costs," Georghiou said. Douglas said the Rural Utility Service allows the government to subsidize installation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082710/loc_701040447.shtml
News
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

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