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Sealaska lands bill makes sudden move in Congress

A U.S. House of Representatives committee Wednesday passed the Sealaska lands bill, marking the most progress the Juneau-based regional Native corporation has made since it began its effort 10 years ago. The...
Sealaska Lands Bill meeting to be held in Juneau

...JUNEAU - Territorial Sportsmen, an interest group with 1,800 members in Juneau, will host a public meeting on the Sealaska Lands Bill on April 13 at 7 p.m. in Centennial Hall. Board Director Ron Somerville said the group wants to provide a forum...
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Sealaska lands bill revised

Months of outcry over the Sealaska Lands Bill could result in significant changes to proposed timber harvest areas in the controversial lands legislation sponsored by U.S...
Sealaska Lands Bill meetings canceled

Bad weather stopped residents on north Prince of Wales Island from having their say this week on the Sealaska Lands Bill. Meetings in the communities most opposed to the bill - Edna Bay, Port Protection and Point Baker - were canceled...
Craig officials comment on Sealaska lands bill

Craig city officials voted unanimously this week to voice concerns over the Sealaska lands bill, despite accusations that Sen. Albert Kookesh attempted to bully the council into supporting the legislation. The council's...
Sealaska revisions fail to sway conservation community

Revisions to the Sealaska Lands Bill released by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski Thursday because (Murkowski) sees an opportunity to attach the Sealaska Lands Bill to an omnibus land package that, in most cases, the Democrats...
Lands bill meeting moved to April 19

...JUNEAU - The date of a public meeting in Juneau on the Sealaska Lands Bill has been moved to April 19 to accommodate Tuesday's...Sportsmen, which is sponsoring the meeting on the Sealaska Lands Bill, agreed to change its meeting date to avoid scheduling...
My turn: Sealaska: More smoke, mirrors

...strident in her defense of the Sealaska Lands Bill S.730, currently before...most recent defense of the Sealaska Lands Bill in this column, she attempted...Regelin claimed that the Sealaska Lands Bill (S 730) would hinder public...
Sealaska lands bill moves forward

A bill that would allow regional Native corporation Sealaska to complete its land entitlement moved through a Senate committee Tuesday. The legislation - which is sponsored by U.S.
My Turn: Support passage of Sealaska lands bill

Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich have introduced S. 340 in the U.S. Senate to finalize Sealaska's land selections from within the Tongass National Forest as intended by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971.


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