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Don Young

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  • Bristol Bay: Washington senator, chefs protest Pebble Mine

    Bristol Bay: Washington senator, chefs protest Pebble Mine
    SEATTLE -- Eight days after the federal government declared that a proposed mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay would have a devastating effect on the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, a Washington senator and 250 chefs and food professionals...
  • Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer

    Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer
    Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
  • GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election

    GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election
    WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the...
  • EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk

    EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk
    SEATTLE — The Environmental Protection Agency took the first step Friday toward possibly halting construction of the largest open-pit mine in North America, declaring that Alaska's Bristol Bay — home to the most productive sockeye salmon...
  • As Hispanic voters' numbers increase, politicians come calling

    As Hispanic voters' numbers increase, politicians come calling
    Democrats and Republicans who disagree on just about everything are in sync on one subject: If they want to win Florida's governorship next year or the presidential election in 2016, they can't afford to ignore or alienate Hispanic voters. "It's a no...
  • CO2 sensitivity possibly less than most extreme projections

     
    A new study in the journal Science suggests that the global climate may be less sensitive to CO2 fluctuations than predicted by the most extreme projections, and maybe slightly less than the best estimates of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change....
  • Doug Brinkley, Rep. Don Young squabble over Arctic refuge

     
    Famed biographer Doug Brinkley and Alaskan Rep. Don Young clashed bitterly last Friday as Brinkley, a professor at Rice University and the author most recently of “The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1979-1960,” testified...
  • Inupiat whaling, drilling at stake in recent Alaskan mayor’s race

     
    Independent photojournalists Will Rose and Kajsa Sj√∂lander were on Alaska’s North Slope in November to document traditional whaling by the native Inupiat people, and found themselves at the height of a highly charged mayoral election season, with...
  • Year in Review: Congress' 10 biggest enemies of the Earth

     
    Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation

    Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation
    Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials. E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
  • Sarah Palin sought, got federal pork

     
    by Frank James Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin apparently likes a good earmark as much as most other politicians. The watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense found that when Palin was mayor of little old Wasilla, Alaska she hired a well-connected......