US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...Peninsula, one of the higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents.The peninsula is named after Secretary of State William H. Seward, the primary negotiator in the 1867 purchase of the Alaska territory for $7.2 million from...
Tongass Advisory Committee second meeting scheduled

...these recommendations may be included in the Forest Plan amendment.TAC members advise and give recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture through the Chief of the U.S. Forest Service. The membership represents a broad and diverse range of viewpoints...
Today in History

...Schumacher is 75. TV personality Robin Leach is 73. Actor Ray Wise is 67. Actress Deborah Van Valkenburgh is 62. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is 59. Dancer-choreographer Mark Morris is 58. Country musician Dan Truman (Diamond Rio) is 58. Actress Rebecca...
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...communities in Southeast Alaska.Last summer, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced...input will be critical.To that end, Secretary Vilsack established a new federal advisory...timber sale, announced as part of the Secretary's transition plan, is an important...
State amplifies response to KSM mine in permitting processes with Canada and BC."All three members of Alaska's congressional delegation have written to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting the State Department get involved in the issue of transboundary mines.Many concerned Alaskans...
Man pleads guilty to embezzling labor union funds

The financial secretary of a local carpenters union pleaded...said Smith was elected as financial secretary of Carpenters Local Union 2247 in 2006...internet service. As the financial secretary, Smith was responsible for making...
Photo: U.S. Secretary of Labor visits Alaska

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, left, speaks as U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, right, listens during a roundtable discussion...
GOP's candidate: Alaska is my home, too

...a White House fellowship. He later worked as an assistant secretary of state in President George W. Bush's administration...a fundraising prowess that has rivaled Begich's. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice appeared in an American Crossroads...
Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...1998. Meanwhile, the number of workers who manage National Forest System lands has dropped by about a third.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said accommodating the rapid rise in firefighting costs has harmed an array of conservation efforts. For example...
Today In Sports History

...substance.2012 - In a historic change at one of the world's most exclusive golf clubs, Augusta National invites former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first female members since the club was founded...


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