On April 25th, Pastor Mike Sloan and his group were on a plane from Bangkok to Kathmandu when the earthquake struck.
The Juneau-based Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska wants a larger forum to address its concerns.
Following a South Korean trade pact in 2012, the U.S. deficit with that country widened by 80 percent. But some argue that if the U.S. doesn’t create trade rules, there won’t be any.
Now that the United States has assumed chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the University of Alaska Fairbanks will play a central role in carrying out the U.S. agenda in the region, UAF’s top two administrators said Friday.
The United States will take over Friday as chair of the Arctic Council, the international body of representatives from eight nations with territory in the region.
The Senate Finance Committee is considering hiring two former state commissioners to help lawmakers review state spending and address massive budget deficits.
“I don’t want it to make my impression of Paris any bad or worse because it has really nothing to do with Paris. It’s an international problem,” says Henry DeCherney.
It’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.
Governor Sean Parnell has signed into law a piece of legislation to stop development of the Beringia International park.
Alaska’s seafood industry is getting caught in the middle of a power struggle between Russia and western nations.