The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...children.On Nov. 10, 1945 the last of the Natives of Attu disembarked in Seattle. They were informed by the U.S. Government that there were too few of them to rebuild their village on Attu. Instead, they would live on Atka Island in the...
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...2002, President George W. Bush signed the Homeland Security Act, creating the largest reorganization of the U.S. government since the creation of the Department of Defense. As part of the Homeland Security Act, authority over the U.S...
Destinations for 2015

...legally visit Cuba as an American citizen is to take a "people to people" cultural exchange tour licensed by the U.S. government. The tours are expensive and itineraries are limited.NEW YORK CITYTwo big openings take place in the Big Apple...
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...being seriously considered."We're looking for the U.S. government to tell us different ways that we can deal with this...because primarily this is a problem between the U.S. government and the Canadian government," he said.
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...release of the National Strategy which articulates the U. S. government's strategic priorities for this vast untapped frontier...Arctic Council would be an unambiguous statement of the U.S. government's intent to proactively pursue its Arctic destiny...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

...from additional harm, allowing it the best possible opportunity to recover. On that note, the state of Alaska and U.S. government have fallen short and have a lot of unfinished business.Today, thousands of gallons of Exxon Valdez oil remain...
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...road into the Yukon appears in the Sept. 20, 1888 issue of the Juneau City Mining Record, which declares that the U.S. government should "unite with Canada in the construction of a suitable wagon road into the Yukon, to assist the miners. The...
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem

...private capital interests will not strive to increase profits. Thus, the one chance we have is to get all levels of U.S. government, industry and special interests to engage the IJC and start the process. There is a clear rationale to act under...
Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...your birthday Walter,' and that is all," Soboleff said.Soboleff grew up in Tenakee, just 10 steps from the U.S. Government School.He loved every class there and once stated, "I loved the red school, its smell in the rain, the sound...
Bringing Native history to the fore

...Ruddy said.Paul, Peter Simpson and Judge James Wickersham made up the "triad" that pushed the idea of suing the U.S. government, Ruddy said. At that point, in 1929, Alaska Natives had only been considered citizens for five years, following...


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