Downtown Juneau could a green facelift. The City and Borough of Juneau Lands Committee recently discussed the idea to enter Alaska's capital in the Greening America's Capitals program. The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Policy, U.S.
The City Assembly's Committee of the Whole will take a first look at a draft outline for a comprehensive water study on Monday. It also will hear an update on city plans for a response to the City of Petersburg's proposal to create a borough.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $5 million award Wednesday to Alaska communities as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced it will provide nearly $4 million for zero-interest "bridge loans" to help struggling homeowners in Alaska, according to a press release. This is through its Emergency Homeowners Loan Program, or EHLP.
In Tlingit culture, when boys were about 10 years old, they were turned over to their maternal uncles who taught, trained and disciplined them. Ha Kaak Has Ka Hidi, which means "Our Uncles' House," is the official name of the Vocational Training and Resource Center at 3239 Hospital Drive. "What better facility to give honor to our uncles than to name this building after our uncles for the teaching and discipline of the nephews," said Archie Cavanaugh, VTRC director and manager of higher education.
Richard Carroll Jr., owner and operator of Alaska Yukon Tours, is happy to show visitors around his village - as long as they're willing to hear the truth.
Andrew Hope says the Young Alaskans Building Affordable Housing Program enabled him to get his GED, make money for college and learn valuable career skills.
Staff and Wire reports from around the state
FAIRBANKS - With high fuel prices and harsh winter climes, constructing energy-efficient housing in rural Alaska communities can be a difficult task that is compounded by the prohibitively high costs.
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