Refine Search

Watchdogs barking against Douglas Crossing

There is a savvy new bunch of canines in town. An ideologically diverse pack of fiscal watchdogs have met, named themselves and united in one voice to proclaim the critical importance of protecting, among other important things...
Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

...difficult to contain.At the elephant conservation center in Siak district, 23 trained elephants are being used as "forest watchdogs."Carrying water pumps and other equipment, elephants and their crews patrol burned areas in the national forest to ensure...
Nation and World
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

The state watchdog in charge of overseeing political fundraising is proposing changes to make things more forgiving to rookie politicians.On Thursday...
BRH moves closer to preparing for FY13

Bartlett Regional Hospital's fiscal watchdogs are still studying factors that led to the hospital's revenues plummeting this year below anticipated levels, while preparing...
Media silent when Obama administration targets sources

...Obama addressed the American Society of News Editors convention last month, the real news was what didn't happen. The watchdogs didn't bark. No discouraging word from the gathering of 1,000 of the country's top news people, facing a president...
Justice Dept. encourages prosecutions of corporate execs

...Eric Holder, in the aftermath of the largest economic meltdown since the Great Depression.Public advocacy groups and other watchdogs have long expressed frustration that the Justice Department did not do more to hold individual executives to account for the...
Nation and World
Legislature discusses ethics bills

A bill looking to give state watchdogs more time to investigate complaints against elected officials has come down to one burning issue: how much time. The debate started...
Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...election," she said, adding Myanmar's citizens are now politically more aware and that new forms of communications serve a watchdog function.If the NLD secures a two-thirds majority of the Parliamentary seats at stake - a likely scenario now - it would...
Nation and World
Armed groups target elephants

...ammunition, food and uniforms in Sudanese-controlled territory, according to a report released last month by Enough Project, a watchdog group, whose findings were based on interviews with rebel defectors. The U.S. military is assisting African forces pursuing...
Nation and World
Watchdog: Indian schools appear to violate rules

...impartiality in awarding a contract to evaluate schools attended by tens of thousands of Native American students, a federal watchdog says.The report comes as President Barack Obama makes high-profile promises to fix the schools, which are among the nation's...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback