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Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair

...and House and to the administration and say, 'what can we make happen here?'"She also had strong words for Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who has infuriated Murkowski with her refusal to approve an 11-mile, one-lane road to complete...
Senate Finance advances budget bill

...amendment to provide $2.1 million as a match should the federal government provide funding for - and the U.S. interior secretary reverse her decision on - a road linking the community of King Cove and an all-weather airport at Cold Bay. Members...
What others say: Line in president's speech could unnerve ANWR oil supporters

...designation.It's not just the president articulating this. Last week, 109 House Democrats sent a general letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urging use of the Antiquities Act on a number of lands proposals because Congress is not acting on...
Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...refuge so that residents of a village will have improved access for emergency flights at an all-weather airport.Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in December rejected a proposed land swap that would have allowed a one-lane gravel road through...
Alaska advances suit over federal refuge closures

...Fish and Wildlife Service unless it reversed its shutdown of federal refuges in Alaska by Oct. 15. In letters to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, he said the service's approach was in stark contrast to that of other federal land agencies, namely...
Former territorial governor dies at age 94

...well-known, July 1, 1958, photograph by the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing a broad smile and holding a newspaper with a banner headline, "WE'RE...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...between the state and federal government, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski told state lawmakers Wednesday.In December, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell rejected a proposed land swap to build a gravel road through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, which...
Jewell rejects Alaska land swap

ANCHORAGE - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday rejected a proposed land swap with the state of Alaska to build a road through a remote Alaska national...

WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says Congress needs to do more than talk when it comes to national parks, forests and other public lands.In her...
Governor threatens suit over closed wildlife refuges

...government over the closure of federal refuges during the partial government shutdown.Parnell, in a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, said the state would sue unless the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reversed its shutdown of federal...


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