BLM OKs drilling permit in petroleum reserve

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday that it had approved a drilling permit that would clear the way for the first oil and gas...
AEL&P's avalanche man dies at age 61 1984 after seeing a job advertised by the Alaska Power Administration. At the time, Willis was working for the U.S. Bureau of Administration in Utah."My dad thought it would be a great two-year adventure," Ricker said. "He frequently...
Bosses, pull back curtain on pay gap for women

...Women in the Workplace 2015," reiterated the same statistics as reports released year after year by Catalyst, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and various women's groups _ and offered a familiar analysis: Women start strong and fade fast...
San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for good

...opposition and mountains of paperwork required by the San Francisco Police Department, state Department of Justice and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.Alcairo grew up near the store and says he is angry and disappointed...
Nation and World
Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...been abandoned in the U.S., legacies of the booms and busts that follow swings in metals prices, according to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Many date to the late 1800s, and have been exposed to the elements for many years, their tunnels...
Not For Web
Shooting suspect's immigration history common

...told TV news stations he found the gun on the pier under a T-shirt and it accidentally went off.On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said the gun used in the killing belonged to one of its rangers. Spokeswoman Dan Wilson said the...
Not For Web
Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...forecast sea ice will be gone a little later, the third week of July.The company still needs permits to drill from the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Smith said."This review process depends on the complexity of the submission...
Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

...Vilsack said.That money isn't spent on forest thinning and other fire prevention projects. Agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service currently have to borrow funds to pay for such projects.The problem, Oregon...
Regional News
Lawmakers push new way to pay for wildfires

...firefighting costs reached 70 percent of the 10-year average.This would prevent firefighting agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service from borrowing funds that pay for projects that help reduce fire-prone regions...
Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...tow), Rie and Juan Sr. began preparing for their next adventure - prospecting. Juan Sr., a geologist with the U.S. Bureau of Mines, had heard about some intriguing possibilities on Prince of Wales Island, so they bought a boat and off they...


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