The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Tuesday that $28.5 million in payment in lieu of taxes, or PILT, funding will be distributed to Alaska communities, according to a news release from Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich.
The director of two nonprofit organizations run by an Alaska Native civil rights group in Juneau has been charged with a felony for allegedly embezzling tens of thousands of dollars. State prosecutors say Robert W.
YWCA Alaska and BP recently announced the Women of Achievement award recipients, inducted Nov. 14, with a Dec. 5 event in Anchorage honoring Juneau's Dr. Elaine Schroeder and the nine other recipients.
By Virginia Whitehead BreezePerhaps it was because she was the youngest of five we thought she was special. Perhaps it was her large eyes, wide-spaced and bright. Perhaps it was because she was sweet and even-tempered. It was, perhaps, all that I've
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comment on how to improve the process for acknowledging an Indian tribe. Tribes seeking federal recognition can spend decades waiting and fighting for recognition.
SAN FRANCISCO - While the U.S.
This editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Few federal positions have as much impact on Alaska as that of secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
A new report released by the U.S. Department of the Interior said Interiors activities added $385 billion to the U.S. economy in 2011 (goo.gl/sgCLV), up from $363 billion in 2010. Of that, Department activities added $1.
Everything from yurts to bathrooms to preserving wilderness character and solitude was discussed Friday and Saturday during a conference about the Southeast Alaska Trail System.
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