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What others say: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...not have the authority to enforce its regulations on state waterways that pass through lands under control of the federal agency.The point of debate is a phrase in the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, approved by Congress in...
Ninilchik Traditional Council plans a peninsula public transit service

...One of the goals right now is to get the city to play a larger role, she said. Many of the tribes that work with federal agencies are facing uncertainty with funding. The MAP-21 grants, which were an extension of the original federal transit...
What other say: Keeping the processed meat warning in perspective

...cancer. The panel included 22 scientists from 10 countries, including a half dozen from U.S. universities and federal agencies."Overall, the Working Group classified consumption of processed meat as 'carcinogenic to humans' on the basis...
Kenaitze tribe allows DNA testing on Dena'ina remains

...returned to the tribe. The federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, passed in 1990, requires federal agencies like museums to inventory and turn over Native American remains to the tribal groups they belong to. The law has...
AK LNG makes technical progress, economics still a challenge

...itself to purchase several lengths of 48-inch, high-strength pipe for technical tests that must be done for federal agencies, Butt said.If the study of an expansion of the 48-inch pipe is agreed to, it could also delay the decision...
Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

...scholars say the struggles in Kivalina and other rural villages have been compounded by disputes among local, state and federal agencies and a lack of money for large-scale resiliency projects - the relocation of an entire village, for example. One...
Voices of Alaska: Welcoming President Obama to Alaska

...the president should direct federal agencies to work in greater partnership...responsibilities in Alaska. Too often, federal agencies come to Alaska with preconceived...of simply helicoptering in, federal agencies need to collaborate with Alaskans...
CITY OF KENAI, ALASKA Position Vacancy Building Official Starting ..., additions, or remodeling to check on compliance with applicable codes and regulations of city, state and federal agencies. The work entails various duties such as plan review, difficult field inspections, assisting planning and zoning...
Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...system of emission reduction in Alaska, which has isolated infrastructures like Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam.The federal agency said it would determine how best to address emission standards for existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in those...
Card Street repair on hold for safety hazards

...there is no exact timeline for the investigation, and that the Division of Forestry is working with both state and federal agencies to uncover the cause.Reach Megan Pacer at


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