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Land trust for Alaska tribes is a popular concept

Land trust for Alaska tribes is a popular conceptBIA Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn said the concept of taking land into trust for Alaska tribes is a popular one.

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influence

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influenceU.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is calling on incumbent Mark Begich to sign a pledge to discourage outside groups from running political ads in the race.

TSA Pre-Check looking for Southeast applicants

TSA Pre-Check looking for Southeast applicantsPre-Check allows airline passengers to leave on their shoes, light jacket and belt.

Justice Department to work with tribes to enhance voting access

Justice Department to work with tribes to enhance voting access

The National Congress of American Indians is holding their mid-year conference in Anchorage this week. TitledClaiming our Rights and Strengthening our Governance, the … more

As festival season kicks off, so does campaign season

As festival season kicks off, so does campaign seasonNow that the filing deadline has passed, campaign season in Alaska has started in earnest.

Anchorage rated satisfactory in Veterans Affairs audit

Anchorage rated satisfactory in Veterans Affairs auditNinety-nine percent of veterans seeking medical appointments from the Anchorage VA are seen within 30 days.

Federal fisheries money heads to Senate

Federal fisheries money heads to SenateThe U.S. Senate is poised to pass a spending bill that includes more than $150 million for federal programs important to Alaska’s fishing industry and marine navigation.

Coast Guard Sector Juneau gets new leadership

Coast Guard Sector Juneau gets new leadershipCapt. Shannan Greene took over for Capt. Scott Bornemann at a ceremony Friday at Centennial Hall

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?Around the country, the proposal is viewed as a push to get states to clean up their coal plants, but that may not be the easiest way for Alaska to meet its target.

Kerttula takes ocean policy job in Obama administration

Kerttula takes ocean policy job in Obama administrationFormer Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula has joined the Obama Administration as Director of the National Ocean Council Office