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Voices of Alaska: Inuit Circumpolar Council responds to climate change

Inuit Circumpolar Council Response to the topic of Global Climate Change By James Stotts, ICC-Alaska PresidentClimate change poses a tremendous risk to the food security of Alaska's indigenous peoples, and changes in state and federal policies could go a long way toward mitigating that risk and averting a potential crisis.
Alaska stops Medicaid providers inflation-linked increases

...Davidson said of Alaska's gaping $3.5 billion deficit. "We are all having to tighten our belts."The state and federal government just about split the $1.5 billion cost of providing more than 120,000 Alaskans with Medicaid. State funding...
Climate change speakers stress need for subsistance hunting adaptability

...communities, what those communities are doing to adapt, and how their adaptations may be helped or hindered by state and federal government. The Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, a federal advisory group created, according to...
Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments

...Resource Development Council, an association including Alaska business, industry, and labor groups, and state and federal government agencies. PacRim Coal and Tyonek Native Corporation are among the Resource Development Council's members...
Board of Game to take up Kenai Peninsula issues

...western Kenai Peninsula. Between it and unit 7, which encompasses the eastern end of the peninsula, the state and federal government manage about 8,400 square miles of area. Just over 70 percent of that area is owned and managed by the federal...
CES launches new volunteer program firefighters.' We need to start being creative because those alternative revenue sources from the state and federal government are shrinking." Kapp stressed that volunteers shouldn't expect to make a living off the stipend they'll...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...said Dorgan, who served as chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee until his retirement in 2010."State and federal governments must recognize and respect the primacy of tribal governments," the report said.According to the report...
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...
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...
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...


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