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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...wrote to Kerry."I am not convinced that the (State Department) are really engaged in these issues until they become...Zimmer said. Begich said he will be working with the state department and Canadian embassy to ensure the treaty is upheld...
In Alaska, a distinct feel to getting out the vote

...service - he is a lieutenant colonel in the Marine Reserves - and his experience in Washington, where he worked in the State Department during President George W. Bush's administration.But there's another big reason that Sullivan is her choice...
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES for about 90 percent of Alaska's budget.Comparison by quantity and costEstimates prepared in April by the state Department of Revenue show that at current oil prices and investment levels, SB 21 and ACES would bring in about the same amounts...
Ferry worker union rejects tentative contract

...arbitration. He also noted the union could strike.In announcing the tentative deal in June, the commissioner of the state Department of Administration, Curtis Thayer, called the proposal balanced and fair.Department spokesman Andy Mills said...
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...primarily impact Upper Cook Inlet setnetters.Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell rejected the initiative in January, based on a state Department of Law opinion asserting that it would be a prohibited resource appropriation not allowed under the Alaska Constitution...
My Turn: Public voices stifled in resource management

...our communities and fishermen downstream. Months ago, Alaska's congressional delegation raised concerns to the State Department about this very issue. That's good leadership in Alaska's interest. On the other hand, the state took no action...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

...Republican donors and Washington-based power brokers, including Karl Rove. The Marine reservist, who worked for the State Department in the George W. Bush administration, is the target of populist, socially conservative broadsides from tea party...
Woman killed musk ox to protect dog

...said this was done after consultation between the wildlife troopers, local district attorney's office and the state Department of Fish and Game. Ipsen said that marks the end of the case.On the morning of the incident, Adams found a herd...
Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...Ki-moon called the attack a "moral outrage and a criminal act" and demanded a quick investigation, while the U.S. State Department condemned the strike in unusually strong language.According to witnesses, Israeli strikes hit just outside the...
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Weigh in on DOT's 20-year plan for Southeast

...going to look like in Southeast Alaska for the next 20 years, you may want to show up at one of these meetings.The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will be hosting public hearings in Southeast communities for the next two months...


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