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Murkowski talks mines, deficit

...transboundary mines?A: Right after (the Mount Polley mine tailings pond breach in August), I sent another letter to (U.S. Secretary of State John) Kerry, saying this has happened, we need the state department to be looking to this to elevate...
State | AK legislature
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...the checks and balances."The UCIDA lawsuit was not brought against the state of Alaska, but rather against the U.S. Secretary of Commerce - charged by Congress with protecting U.S. fisheries - and the National Marine Fisheries Service...
State | AK legislature
After federal announcement, governor talks secession

...intend to have Alaska secede from the United States.With secession off the table, Walker said he will be sending U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell a $2 billion invoice for the potential oil revenue lost to the state if ANWR and offshore...
State | AK legislature
NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

...million for research in the Cook Inlet, and $700,000 to salmon buyers in the Cook Inlet area. In 2012, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce declared federal fishery disasters for the 2012 Upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries, the 2010-12 Yukon...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations the Board of Indian Commissioners after the U.S. Army's 1869 bombardment of Wrangell. The board told the U.S. secretary of war after the attack that assimilating Native people was necessary to avoid them holding high office "because...
Local | AK legislature
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...spent on old growth versus young growth.After announcing in 2010 plans to transition the forest to young growth, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced in a 2013 memo a strategy for the transition. In the past year, the Forest...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...for his term from December 1962 to December 1966.Hickel was elected in 1966 but left during his term to serve as U.S. Secretary of Interior. Keith Miller, who replaced Hickel, is shown on the fourth spot in the hall. Egan is shown again...
Photo: U.S. Secretary of Labor visits Alaska

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, left, speaks as U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, right, listens during a roundtable discussion...
Thousands flee Ukraine for Russia as truce nears end

...deeds, not words." He urged Moscow to stop the flow of fighters from Russia.German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said they, too, were looking for more action from Moscow ahead of a summit on Friday of European...
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Alaska to sue for King Cove road

...acres necessary to build a small road to be used primarily for medical evacuation purposes by 15 to 20 cars per day.U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell decided in December that the federal government "owed it to future generations to think...
State | AK legislature


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