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The story behind the return of the wood bison

...Conservation District; Canada's Wood Bison Recovery Team and Elk Island National Park; several divisions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture including Wildlife Services Alaska District, National Wildlife Disease Program, Agricultural Research...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Tribal group sues Central Council over spent funds

...whatsoever."In January 2012, DIA exited the tribal transportation consortium and contracted directly with the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highways Administration to manage its own transportation program. It continued, unsuccessfully...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-19/tribal-group-sues-central-council-over-
Local
Big Thorne timber injunction denied

...more timber jobs here without controversial clearcuts like this one."Representatives for the Forest Service and U.S. Department of Justice could not be reached for comment late Thursday. A representative with Viking Lumber declined to comment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/big-thorne-timber-injunction-denied
State | Local
Patients' medical records under threat

...the provider and report that."For the study, Liu and colleagues analyzed an online database regulated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and containing mandated reports of breaches in health information protected by federal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/patients-medical-records-under-threat
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Hoonah wins double murder lawsuit

...Tokuoka have already received almost $100,000 in worker's compensation benefits, plus $333,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice Public Safety Officers' Benefit Program. The lawsuit sought millions more for the loss of future earnings...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-13/hoonah-wins-double-murder-lawsuit
Local
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...the Bokan project.Dysprosium is the most important element to Ucore currently, the company official said. The U.S. Department of Energy has rated it and thulium as the elements in shortest supply in the nation. It is used in the creation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/company-plans-new-tech-mine-near-ketchi
State
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...are involved in national workgroups or regularly teleconference with counterparts in other states and staff from (U.S. Department of Agriculture), (Food and Drug Administration), or (Environmental Protection Agency) offices in Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/permanent-fund-corporation-not-immune-d
State | AK legislature
State seeks applicants for specialty crop grants

...Only projects related to specialty crops are allowed under this funding source. Specialty crops are defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits and horticulture and nursery crops. Many Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/state-seeks-applicants-specialty-cro
Outdoors
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week

...bill.The newest version of MacKinnon's bill includes a provision that would compel Gov. Bill Walker to ask the U.S. Department of Transportation to reconsider multiple time zones in the state. In 1983, the state decided to consolidate its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/lawmakers-predict-daylight-saving-bill-
State | AK legislature
People questioned in shooting released

...followed Wednesday's resignation of Ferguson's police chief, the latest city official to leave office since the U.S. Department of Justice accused Ferguson's courts and police of racial bias.3:15 P.M.The Highway Patrol and St. Louis...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/people-questioned-shooting-released
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