Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...greenhouse gases, so improving cooperation and collaboration is really a necessity," said Brian Young, Washington state director of economic development for the clean technology sector. "Second, it's a huge business opportunity. Both sides...
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USDA announces farm bill funding program

...2014 Farm Bill."USDA is duty-bound to providing broadband to rural areas," said Jim Nordlund, the USDA Alaska state director. "Broadband is as vital as electricity was 80 years ago. Since 2009, USDA investments have delivered broadband...
My Turn: Medicaid is overburdened with fraud

...rendered?The recovery for Medicaid fraud is costly and has a poor track record. In reading an affidavit signed by the state director of the Medicaid program in February, we were shocked to learn the state is still owed more than $104 million for...
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...agreed in September to decide by late 2015 whether the wolves warrant endangered species protection.Bruce Dale, state director of wildlife conservation, was not immediately available for comment.The groups seeking the hunting and trapping...
Hydaburg resident, tribal leader wins environmental award

...the Hydaburg Cooperative Association have become a model for tribes across Alaska," says Rand Hagenstein, Alaska state director of The Nature Conservancy, in the release.As an award recipient, Christianson will serve a one-year term as...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...resource-related topics. Over the years, he said, they have proliferated and veered toward advocacy.Jeremy Price, state director for Americans for Prosperity-Alaska, said the speaker at last week's Medicaid expansion Lunch and Learn, a senior...
Former mine manager convicted of Clean Water Act violations a $10,000 fine. The recommended sentence includes the possibility of prison time.Bureau of Land Management state director Bud Cribley in a statement said the agency supports responsible development at the mine."We are working closely...
Juneau Assembly approves big hike in local tobacco taxes; e-cigarettes also covered

...she would ideally like to see a zero percent starting rate among teenagers.Visiting from Anchorage, the Alaska state director of the American Cancer Society, Emily Nenon, agreed that e-cigarette use has increased among youths."We are...
Pot symposium in Colorado draws Alaska officials

...longer arresting people."The list of invited speakers at the Colorado conference range from the governor to the state directors of marijuana enforcement and marijuana coordination.Grace Jang, spokeswoman for Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, said...
AARP is accepting nominations for community service award

...Alaskans who are using what they've learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them," AARP Alaska State Director Ken Osterkamp said.AARP Alaska Andrus Award for Community Service nominees must meet the following eligibility requirements...


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