Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...acres, would be between Slate Creek and Sherman Point north of Berner's Bay. Design changes made following a 2008 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting process reduced the amount of impacted wetlands from 70 acres, estimated in the 2006...
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...decline across Alaska, but work with other federal agencies should keep government contractors busy.Overall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to have $410 million worth of work available on more than 400 projects in the state during...
Claude Kenneth Odell

...commercially fish with his father on the F/V Emma and the F/V Sitka. He served his country during the Vietnam era in the U.S. Army and after his honorable discharge, once again returned to Pelican with his new family. In 1969, he and his family...
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal

...least, the Legislature will have its own, non-redacted information to go by. Very little information from the FBI, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and Department of the Army Inspector General was ever made public. It's amazing...
Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...turned 18 and was drafted into the U.S. Army."Yes, in a way it was difficult...stationed in Adak as part of the U.S, Army Transportation Corps. He recalled...Schoomaker, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, who told him, "Congratulations...
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Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...They then turned around and beat winter to St. Michael, where they jumped the last boat for San Francisco.The U.S. Army lieutenant executed the journey from spring equinox to early September in 1885, completing an epic his commanding officer...
Parnell speaks on Guard case

...called for an investigation into the same complaints. This time the National Guard Bureau assigned officials with the U.S. Army Inspector General's office to investigate.The investigation continued for nearly a year, overlapping with the OCI...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...Arctic resources by global markets unfolding, the federal government must embrace the recommendations of a March 2013 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities study and fund strategic investments...
My Turn: In support of the re-election of Munoz

...highest-decorated military veteran, served in the U.S. Army in the Korean war, assigned to Special Forces Command...Sgt. Thomas McRae, was wounded while serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. While on patrol he stepped on a IED...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...think Begich hasn't done enough for resource development, he pushed the Environmental Protection Agency to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to permit Kensington Mine. As for the Greens Creek Mine, Begich helped secure permits for its facility...


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