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USDA announces farm bill funding program

...announced Thursday the availability of USDA loans to build broadband in rural areas...program required by the 2014 Farm Bill."USDA is duty-bound to providing broadband to rural areas," said Jim Nordlund, the USDA Alaska state director. "Broadband is...
USDA, Forest Service creating jobs ... Don't count on it

We have heard many promises from the USDA and the Forest Service about job creation...young growth. I presented a paper to the USDA last week which makes clear that any real...which has produced nothing. Now the USDA seems to be producing nothing. It is really...
Summer internships available with Alaska USFS

JUNEAU - The USDA Forest Service has announced in a press release this week two internship opportunities in natural resource management. According...
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths's large-animal research station.USDA spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa said Wednesday...inspection report preceding the complaint, the USDA said research staff members were told not...director, said it was thrilled by the USDA's action."We hope that the University...
USDA offers schools free meal equality

...Eligibility Provision program from the USDA, schools or entire districts can apply...identified as receiving state benefits.USDA Undersecretary Kevin Concannon said Wednesday...certain standards."Concannon said the USDA has seen an overall rate of high compliance...
Letter: Cabin rental fee hike

...30. The other error is that the link in the article is broken. The correct link for information and comments is personally do not support doubling of the cabin user fee on the only pedestrian accessible...
Deadline approaches for Mendenhall Recreation Area prospectus bid packages

...transporters until 4:30 p.m. the deadline day. It is available on the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area Prospectus website: more information, call Jennifer Berger at...
Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

...your dream on a larger scale. For more information, contact Samia Savell at 586-7220 or email her at your dream isn't as large as a high tunnel or a competitive small business idea, don't despair. Just look for...
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...Kivalina and similar villages that find it hard to access federal funds for relocation.He said that Alaska Natives had identified USDA water infrastructure grants as a particular source of funding that could be helpful.Hawley said the village wants to build...
Mendenhall Prospectus open house to be held tonight

...until Tuesday, Sept. 15. It is available on the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area Prospectus website: .For more information on the prospectus or open...


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