Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.

...month hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill. The event represented a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies and the Institute of American Indian Arts, according to a state department...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...suspend accepting new Syrian refugees and consider all of our legal options pending a full review of the process by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security."INDIANA (18)Republican Gov. Mike Pence announced Monday that he was ordering state agencies...
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Crowley Maritime gets OK to bring Canadian gas to Alaska

A company better known for its barge service to Alaska has gotten permission from the U.S. Department of Energy to import Canadian liquefied natural gas to Alaska.On Tuesday, Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that it has received...
Young farmers help keep land in production

...they want to travel on," said Kathleen Merrigan, who traveled extensively when she was deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "They tend to be college graduates, and from a whole lot of different disciplines."Mulvihill...
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Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx met with Alaska Natives Friday in Anchorage to discuss getting around a state with dynamic...
Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...from Pacific Time to Yukon Time in order to reduce the two-hour difference between Juneau and the Railbelt.The U.S. Department of Transportation approved the change, but so many people were upset by the move that it was reversed a year later...
My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...Environment and Related Agencies to help move the project forward. In July, we won a significant victory as the U.S. Department of Energy granted the necessary license for the project to export LNG to non-Free Trade Agreement countries. Additionally...
WSU regents to vote on tobacco-free campus

...Walla University and Wenatchee Valley College.According to the tobacco-free initiative, which was created by the U.S. Department of Health, 99 percent of smokers begin using tobacco by age 26.
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...wolves on the Endangered Species List.In a letter to the six conservation groups requesting the emergency listing, U.S. Department of the Interior assistant regional director Mary Colligan wrote that an emergency listing is not something that can...
Plan B more accessible to American Indian women

...Native women will be raped in their lifetime, and nearly three of five had been assaulted by their partner, the U.S. Department of Justice has said.IHS said in 2012 that it was working to finalize a written policy for emergency contraception...
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