Across the city, demand for plots is roughly twice the amount that’s available, which has created long wait lists for would-be gardeners. David Parrish said he would like to see more gardens closer to where he lives.
For about the past seven years, the federal dollars for Alaska’s water and sewer projects has remained flat. That’s a big problem in rural parts of the state, where the existing infrastructure is getting old, and the cost to replace or upgrade those systems is growing.
Endangered species protections were lifted for grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park Monday. Many tribes prepared for the delisting last fall by signing a treaty to protect the bears. But one tribe in the Northwest looks at it differently.