Tag: federal

Coastal legislators dislike governor’s spending plan for ferries

Though they say the level of funding for the state ferry system in Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 is adequate, coastal legislators don’t like that the governor wants to use one-time federal money to pay the bills, eliminating almost 95% of state funding.

Promising news on pink salmon disaster relief funds

As the season is either underway or close at hand for many of you, I wanted to provide a short update about where we are with the 2016 pink salmon disaster relief funding.

Former NEA manager sentenced to federal prison

A former manager for Naknek Electric Association has been sentenced to 34 months in federal prison for embezzlement of $510,181 from the utility.

Lawsuit challenges Tongass timber sale

Eight conservation groups sued the U.S. Forest Service in federal district court in Anchorage on May 7 to halt a massive timber sale that includes acres of old growth timber in Tongass National Forest, contending violations of the National Environmental Policy Act.

NPFMC meeting in Portland will be shortened

It’s business as usual for staff of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, but a partial federal government shutdown due to President Trump’s demand...

Cordova pitches in to help federal employees

Cordova is pitching in to help federal employees impacted by the current federal government shutdown and not receiving their regular paychecks on time.A food...

Letter: They may not ask, but Cordova federal employees need our...

Winters have always been tough for some Cordovans. This winter is going to be even tougher and for a lot more people during the...

Changed schedule coming for NPFMC’s Portland meeting

A federal government shutdown over the Trump administration’s demand that Congress pay for a southern border wall will force a considerable change of schedule...

Government shutdown delays salmon disaster relief funding

Dear Friends and Neighbors,I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!It has been a while since my last update and I...
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