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Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...District Court Judge Sharon Gleason's courtroom in Anchorage Jan. 20.The issue before Gleason is whether the U.S. Department of the Interior should accept an application for a limited winter exploration program in a part of the coastal plain...
State | AK legislature
Cooperative Extension's Juneau open house scheduled

...from local food businesses will be served.Cooperative Extension is part of an educational network supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and land-grant universities. Extension offers programming in Southeast on gardening, 4-H, home...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...she said.The bilingual representative, who was brought up in New York and Puerto Rico, has worked for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, as an assistant attorney general, a judge and a welfare fraud prosecutor, among other jobs...
Local | AK legislature
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...its Tongass National Forest timber program is an investment in the transition to young growth harvest, a visiting U.S. Department of Agriculture official said in a news conference Wednesday.Robert Bonnie, under secretary for natural resources...
Rule allows trust status for tribal lands

...Tribes in Alaska are applauding a regulation that allows them to apply for federal trust status for their lands.The U.S. Department of Interior published a final regulation this week in a prolonged dispute between tribes, the agency and the state...
In Kake, sun provides light at the end of the tunnel

...Conservation Council in 2010, the Organized Village of Kake and five other Alaska Native communities received a U.S. Department of Energy grant for a different approach: solar power.Kake installed 24 solar panels on its tribal government...
My Turn: Launching fiction from Kodiak

...from the aerospace industry.Since 1998, there have been 17 launches at KLC. All but one were paid for by the U.S. Department of Defense. The private sector has contributed almost nothing. On top of that, the feds have kicked in over...
Assembly pitches 1-year delay in opening pot shops

...program through the Juneau Police Department. Of the $64,282 approved for the program, $48,091 will come from U.S. Department of Justice grants and $16,191 will come from the Roaded Area Fund balance."The grant funding provides for the...
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...those might be."The postponement is evidence that there is still a good talking relationship between Alaska, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Canadian officials," she said.The project is estimated at between $10 million and $20...
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...statistically they've shown higher reports of bullying both in person and through social media. According to the U.S Department of Education, more than 8 million students nationwide ages 12-18 reported being bullied.Students across the district...


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