Young not in running for Speaker of the House

...morning that Young has "no intention to seek the office or run."As the sole delegate from Alaska - far removed from Washington, D.C. - it would be difficult for Young to serve both Alaskans and the national demands required by the speakership...
Polls show concern over transboundary mining, desire for action

...are a clear call to action for Alaska's leaders, the group spokespeople said."I urge leaders in Alaska and Washington, D.C. to take note that three-quarters of Alaskans polled want an equal seat at the table with B.C to ensure our...
Walker makes pitch for opening ANWR to Obama administration

...on opening up parts of an Alaska refuge to oil drilling.Walker met with reporters Thursday after returning from Washington, D.C.Walker told Interior Secretary Sally Jewell his hopes of filling the trans-Alaska pipeline with oil drilled from...
S. Carolina cleans up, but worries remain

...reported from Effingham. Contributors include Associated Press writers Bruce Smith in Charleston; Alex Sanz in Georgetown; Susanne M. Schafer and Jeffrey Collins in Columbia; Meg Kinnard in Blythewood; and Seth Borenstein in Washington, D.C.
Nation and World
Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...staff to two Treasury secretaries under Obama. They lead the firm's public and strategic affairs practice based in Washington, D.C.Among the scope of possible services, the contract listed assisting Walker's staff in preparing the governor...
Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...attempting to overthrow the government.The lawsuit alleges that Perez trained at the Inter-American Defense College in Washington, D.C., and served as a commander of troops. It claims he adhered to a counterinsurgency strategy that was supported by the...
Nation and World
Alaska Editorial: Forest management

...Executive Director Chelsea Goucher, who told the House Natural Resources Committee's Subcommittee on Federal Lands in Washington, D.C., that the 17-million acre Tongass National Forest encompassed 90 percent of the land in Southeast Alaska...
My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...Forest Service with a transient work force of hundreds mismanages the Tongass with toxic regulations devised in Washington, D.C., in concert with powerful national and international preservationists. The Forest Service's abusive polices...
Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...are actively lobbying for funding wherever they can find it. Village relocation coordinator Romy Cadiente is in Washington, D.C., this week to gather support by meeting with officials, including Alaska's congressional delegation or their...
A Day in the Life of: Chas' Koowu Tla'a Teri Rofkar Massachusetts, the Field Museum in Chicago, and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., among others.Her honors include recognition as a National Heritage Fellow "Living Treasure" by the National...


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