Home » Archives by category » Government » National Government (Page 2)

Report: Second-growth logging can start now

Report: Second-growth logging can start nowTwo Oregon researchers, one an industry consultant and the other an environmental activist, say the transition to harvesting younger trees can happen within five years, a half to a third of what the Forest Service expects.

Young apologizes for suicide remarks; is warmly received at AFN

Young apologizes for suicide remarks; is warmly received at AFNAlaska Congressman Don Young angered many of his constituents this week with remarks about suicide at Wasilla High that he later acknowledged were insensitive.

U.S. Senate candidates spar over resource development

U.S. Senate candidates spar over resource developmentU.S. Senate candidates Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan sparred Thursday over who can better move Washington to bring more resource development to Alaska.

In snub to successor, Palin endorses Walker

In snub to successor, Palin endorses WalkerWhen Sarah Palin stepped down as governor in 2009, she handed the reins to Republican Sean Parnell. Five years later, she’s working against his reelection.

Wasilla principal says Congressman Young offended grieving school

Wasilla principal says Congressman Young offended grieving schoolThe principal of Wasilla High School says Congressman Don Young offended her students at a school assembly yesterday.

More Big Thorne timber sales announced

More Big Thorne timber sales announcedConservationists say the area where the sales are planned needs protection.

Update: Federal judge strikes down Alaska’s gay marriage ban

Update: Federal judge strikes down Alaska’s gay marriage banFive gay couples challenged Alaska's same-sex marriage ban.

In new ad, Begich embraces Obamacare vote

In new ad, Begich embraces Obamacare voteFor those who want to unseat U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, one strategy has prevailed from the start: Bind him to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

At 81, Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young still thunders his opposition to the federal government when he gets worked up about it. A speech last … more

Media outlets criticize Forest Service for film and photography regulations

Media outlets criticize Forest Service for film and photography regulationsAs conservationists celebrate 50 years since the passage of the Wilderness Act, a U.S. Forest Service proposal to make certain wilderness area regulations permanent has brought forth accusations that the agency is infringing on First Amendment rights.