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Seacoast Trust Created to Spur New Model for Indigenous-led Stewardship in SE Alaska and Support Climate Solutions

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ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Late last year, Sealaska and The Nature Conservancy announced they seek to jointly contribute nearly $20 million in seed funding to an established network of partners and programs working together to support Indigenous-led stewardship and provide sustainable, community-based economic development for Southeast Alaska. The fund will be called the Seacoast Trust.  Initially, […]

January 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Politics Government | Read More »

Alaska’s Congressional Delegation Applauded for Infrastructure Bill Support

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Historic legislation supports Alaska communities and ensures a resilient future ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — The Nature Conservancy in Alaska applauds Alaska’s Congressional delegation—Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young—for supporting the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which passed with broad bipartisan support on Nov. 5. Infrastructure is more than roads and bridges. In […]

January 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Politics Government,Van Nuys News | Read More »

U.S. Forest Service Restores Tongass Roadless Protections

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Forest is a cornerstone of Southeast Alaska’s ecology, culture and economy TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST, ALASKA — The following is a statement by Steve Cohn, state director of The Nature Conservancy’s Alaska chapter, after the U.S. Forest Service announced it would restore roadless protections on Tongass National Forest: “This past November, the administration honored decades of […]

January 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Featured/Main article,News You Can Use,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Alyeska Resort Is The “Property Of The Week”

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GIRDWOOD, ALASKA — Alyeska Resort is Alaska’s premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an award-winning 304 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. The resort is within close proximity of three national parks and the Kenai […]

January 8th, 2022 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Finding Hope In The Valley

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By Bridget Duncan, Special to the Van Nuys News Press VAN NUYS, CA — “Pops,” as Paul Read is known at the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission in Van Nuys, Calif., stands on the grounds of the 80-year old, California Mission-style, mint-colored Central Lutheran Church near a small vegetable garden with blue iron tables, […]

December 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,News You Can Use,Van Nuys News | Read More »

News Of The Arctic From New Orleans, Louisiana

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By Ned Rozell, Special to the Van Nuys News Press NEW ORLEANS, LA — Like everything in the past year-plus, the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union is a bit different than it was before. This year, for example, the meeting is here in sunny, humid New Orleans rather than San Francisco, the traditional […]

December 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News,Weather | Read More »

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Leads Bipartisan Letter to President Biden, Calling for Reopening of Yemen’s Sana International Airport

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a recent letter, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on President Biden to exert diplomatic pressure on Saudi Arabia to end their blockade of the Sana International Airport. Congresswoman Nancy Mace and Senators Elizabeth Warren and Rand Paul co-signed the letter. Yemen’s major airport has been out of use since August 2016, due […]

December 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News | Read More »

HHS Announces Efforts To Help Expand Nationwide Access & Coverage For High-quality Maternal Health Services

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CMS intends to propose a national “Birthing-Friendly” hospital designation on the Hospital Compare section of the CMS Care Compare website, and also encourages states to provide 12 months postpartum coverage to people with Medicaid and CHIP WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of Vice President Kamala Harris’s Call to Action to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity, […]

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Health & Lifestyle | Read More »

Dow Jones & The Wall Street Journal Announce Major Investments in New Polling Initiatives

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Dow Jones & The Wall Street Journal Announce Major Investments in New Polling Initiatives Wall Street Journal Poll taps former Biden and Trump campaign pollsters, and expanded partnership with NORC at the University of Chicago will deliver unique, high-quality data for all Dow Jones publications. NEW YORK, NY — Dow Jones & The Wall Street […]

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Business,Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News | Read More »

Lawsuit Calls Out Biden Administration For Allowing Oil Operators To Harm Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bears

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ANCHORAGE, AK – Environmental groups filed lawsuits against the Biden administration in September for issuing a regulation that allows oil and gas companies to harass Southern Beaufort Sea polar bears despite the likelihood of causing injury and death. “ ‘Harassment’ is a fancy legal way of saying that an action can disturb or injure polar […]

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Picture of the Week | Read More »

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