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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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Let's lead on paid leave

...until their immune systems were strong enough to go to day care.A great country shouldn't force people into wrenching choices between the job they need and the family they love.? Thomas E. Perez is the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Commerce secretary to visit Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez will visit Fairbanks with U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Gutierrez and Stevens have an early morning...
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...
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Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad

...hoped to avoid."We are facing a new reality and a new Iraq," the top Kurdish leader, Massoud Barzani, told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday in Irbil, capital of the self-ruled Kurdish region in northern Iraq.Two weeks...
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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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19 months and counting on Tongass National Forest exemption appeal

...Almost 80 people applied to be a part of the committee, Cole said. The Forest Service sent along 35 names to the U.S. secretary and undersecretary of agriculture, who will appoint 15 committee members and one alternate soon, he said. The...


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