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State complains about leased building air quality

...March while a state building in Douglas is renovated, KTOO reported. Sunny Haight, administrative director of the state Department of Fish and Game, started hearing complaints from employees in September."Sometimes they'd say it was fumes...
Federal agency criticizes handling of coal permits

...that the mining operation has changed owners twice since Wishbone Hill's two permits were granted in 1991. The state Department of Natural Resources granted an extension once between 1991 and 2010, when Usibelli began operations.Kirkham declined...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...the same cannot be said of the State Department's staffing level dedicated...only two employees at the State Department worked full-time on Arctic...the Administration and the State Department in particular, must develop...
Mental health center opens in Fairbanks

...We came of age, not chronologically, but we came to a point where we had to be on our own," Young said.The state Department of Health and Social Services last spring offered a $100,000 grant to help hire a full-time director and cover...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...also closely watching the western coast of Alaska's mainland, according to Jeremy Zidek, a spokesman for the state Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Fall storms routinely batter many coastal communities, and erosion...
My Turn: We can do better

...State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs. In that role he led and managed a 200-employee team within the State Department, travelling the world, negotiating substantial agreements with world leaders on a range of issues including aviation...
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...Alaska's borders.Salmon Beyond Borders wrote in a pamphlet they passed out at the meeting: "Under the treaty, the State Department can refer a boundary waters matter to the International Joint Commission (IJC) for thorough review. In the case...
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

On Tuesday the Alaska State Department of Transportation extended the public comment period for the Juneau Access Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to...
Edna Bay is newest Alaska city

...Alaska's newest second-class city and the first to incorporate in a decade.Susan Bell, commissioner of the state Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, signed the certificate of incorporation for the city of Edna Bay...
State, refinery reach agreement on cleanup

...refinery has been approved by the refinery owner and the state.The agreement between Flint Hills Resources, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Attorney General for cleanup of sulfolane, a chemical used in refining, was...


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