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Military: Alaska installations exposed

...the new Stryker Brigade and development of missile defense system components, said Courtney Schikora Boone, Stevens' spokeswoman. Boone, like military officials in Alaska, declined to speculate what bases will be included in Rumsfeld's...
Stevens disagrees with climate study's conclusion, fellow GOP senator

...opinion that this change is taking place and we need to take some action," Alaska's senior senator said. Stevens' spokeswoman, Courtney Schikora Boone, said the action Stevens is taking is to fund more research about climate change...
Stevens' bill would block appeals on wilderness

...appeal process and its adequacy shall not be subject to judicial review by any court of the United States." Stevens' spokeswoman couldn't be reached for comment by the Empire's midday deadline. Frank Murkowski, when he was in the Senate...
ANWR lobby group asks state for $1.1 million

...polarized on the ANWR issue and Arctic Power's efforts might be better used on educating the public, according to Stevens spokeswoman Courtney Schikora Boothe. "He believes (Arctic Power) serves a purpose, but lobbyists will not solve the ANWR...
State projects win $112 million

...again leads the nation in per capita transportation spending for such "pet projects," at $178 per person. A Stevens spokeswoman did not return phone calls seeking comment, but the senator has said in the past that Alaska needs special help...
Alaska losing clout in Congress

...refuge to oil exploration. Murkowski's office declined to comment on the possible change in Senate leadership. Stevens spokeswoman Melanie Alvord said Jeffords' decision wouldn't affect Stevens' position as the No. 2-ranking Republican...
Congress eyes more salmon conservation cuts

...limit funding for conservation unless the Endangered Species Act is waived for Alaska catches of depleted stocks. Stevens' spokeswoman Connie Godwin said she couldn't immediately comment on the agreement because she didn't have any information...
Carter celebrates 25th anniversary of Alaska conservation act

...ANILCA promised Alaska the chance to explore for oil and gas within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, said Stevens spokeswoman Courtney Schikora. "That promise has not yet been delivered," she said. Carter - whose effigy was once burned...
Stevens defends North Slope land buy

...Arctic Slope Regional Corp. President Jacob Adams. The Adams family has used the spot at least since the 1920s, Stevens' spokeswoman Courtney Schikora said. In the 1950s, the military built a Distant Early Warning line radar site nearby and...
Proposed funding measure appropriates $20 million to Alaska seafood marketing

...fishery-product imports to the United States. The proposed funding bill will not add new money to the federal budget, said Stevens spokeswoman Melanie Alvard. But it will designate $20 million of the funds already appropriated to the program for Alaska...


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