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Gilman: Strong families the backbone of our community

...families. We have too many broken families on the peninsula. As a community, we can do better. Municipal, state and federal government should be focusing on policies that encourages and strengthens families.In order to have strong families...
Exchanging culture, conserving salmon

...programs to encourage habit-friendly residential development along salmon streams and cooperating with local, state and federal government officials to conserve the resource. Gease said it was his first time speaking to a group from Russia and he...
Governor Parnell says recent wildfire has made the Peninsula a national model for cooperation

...look at how the community came together and worked not only as a local community, but as borough, city, state and federal government as well as firefighters and equipment that was brought in from the lower 48 and Canada, the results of which...
Bob Franken: Of closets and lockers

...made in favor of Jim Crow laws a generation ago. By design, there is tension between the authority of the states and federal government, but the Constitution is the "supreme law of the land" and no lesser jurisdiction can undermine its core...
Cook Inlet Beluga research presented during local symposium

...said the goal of all of the research was to fill in data gaps in research on the population and help the state and federal government better understand how the beluga population could be restored. CIRCAC designed a study to look at how contaminants...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...Under the state coastal management program, local governments played a significant role in working with the state and federal government on the best way to resolve conflicts between competing resource uses and local values. But with the termination...
What others say: State should expand Medicaid

...regardless of whether they have children. The program, which is run by the state but funded by both the state and federal governments, will cost $1.66 billion in Alaska this state fiscal year. The state will cover 41 percent - $686 million...
What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage

...Exxon Corp. reached a settlement with the state and federal governments in October 1991. Exxon agreed to pay a $900...because of the spill. Later that year, the state and federal governments presented Exxon with a restoration plan and...
State AG pushes back on EPA process

...on that 15-day response period until permit applications for the project are submitted and reviewed by the state and federal governments. He requested a meeting to discuss the request in person.It is not clear when the project might move into...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...wildlife refuge that could aid patients in a small Alaska village is emblematic of a bigger problem between the state and federal government, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski told state lawmakers Wednesday.In December, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell...


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