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Mallott: State needs tougher appointment review process

...spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the governor has made more than 1,800 appointments or reappointments to 1,200 active seats on 130 different boards. Each has been vetted, some more than others. "Some of those are people who are being reappointed, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/mallott-state-needs-tougher-appointment
State
NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

...weekend anniversary date on the horizon - the couple realized it was time to get hitched. They'll marry in front of about 130 guests, including several of Palmer's fellow NBA referees.She's feeling the kind of nerves she's been able to steel...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-01/nba-ref-violet-palmer-marry-longtime-p
Sports
Cleanup of trash in remote Alaska island underway

...cleaned last year and we re-cleaned that area in almost less than half the time," he saidLast year, the network collected 130 super sacks of marine debris, such as buoys and nets, from the island. The bags measure about 4 cubic feet and can hold up...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/cleanup-trash-remote-alaska-island-unde
State
Alaska National Guard rescues Kobuk River rafter

...Service didn't have a helicopter, so it contacted the rescue coordination center. The Air Guard sent out crews in a helicopter and a HC-130 King aircraft.Rescuers picked up the hiker and flew him to Bettles. He was in good condition.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/alaska-national-guard-rescues-kobuk-riv
State
Work starts on road to Tanana

...era Fort Gibbon, an Army post that closed in 1924. A regional hospital closed in 1982.Bishop said Tanana, which is about 130 miles west of Fairbanks, had 700 residents when he first visited in 1974."I'm hoping we can bring our people back with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/work-starts-road-tanana
State
Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...Christopher Burke, 45, M, 2:24:41, 128. Heather Parker, 28, F, 2:26:39, 129. Susan Cable, 49, F, 2:27:17, 130. Laura Campos, 40, F, 2:27:20, 131. Kayla Wisner, 24, F, 2:27:24, 132. Margaret Cowan, 61, F, 2:28...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-27/frank-maier-marathon-record-falls
Sports
Young holds cash edge in US House race

...Rep. Don Young holds a huge cash advantage over his rivals as he seeks a 22nd term in the House.Young brought in about $130,000 between April and June, with about $100,000 in contributions and the rest in the form of things like rebates and dividends...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-15/young-holds-cash-edge-us-house-race
State
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Alcohol and Tobacco and Firearms swooped into Petersburg on a Coast Guard C-130 airplane, leaving most of the town's 3,000 or so residents anxiously wondering what was going on."We've all kind of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-16/explosion-rattles-petersburg
Local
482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...other passengers aboard his charter boat to one of his favorite big fish spots in Icy Strait, near Lemesurier Island, in about 130 feet of water.The giant halibut hit an octopus fished just off the bottom. It took off on a long run after the size 16/0...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/482-pound-halibut-caught-near-glacie
Outdoors
Juneau Post 25 enters playoff hunt

...on Monday. Thibodeau had two RBIs, Nathan Klein and Petrie one each. Petrie also went the distance on the mound, throwing 130 pitches over six innings with 40 total balls, allowing seven hits, six runs, walking three and striking out 10. Post 25 outhit...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-17/juneau-post-25-enters-playoff-hunt
Sports

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