Day: October 15, 2020

Tanana Chiefs Conference, Interior villages sue over Ambler Road | Local News

Five Interior villages have joined Fairbanks-based tribal consortium Tanana Chiefs Conference in suing three federal agencies over what they say was a “rushed, flawed and premature” permitting process for the controversial road to access the Ambler Mining District. 

The Bureau of Land Management — one of the three agencies who are subject to the lawsuit along with the National Park Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — issued its 320-page record of decision on the project in June, outlining the plan to construct a 211-mile road that would connect the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska with the Dalton

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Why your local Walmart will soon look like an airport

Grounded fliers feeling nostalgic about walking through airports will find some solace in Walmart’s new store designs. The giant retail chain is getting inspiration from airports as it revamps the layout and signage of its stores to speed up shopping and better cater to smartphone-armed customers.

The nation’s largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, said that the look, which includes signs with bold dimensional typeface spotlighting sections, is currently in one store. It will be rolled out to 200 stores by early next year, with plans to add another 800 stores by early 2022.

Just like you see at modern

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