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Speed restrictions established to protect Glacier Bay whales

...Preserve is implementing a speed restriction for boaters in order to protect humpback whales frequenting the area, acting superintendent Sheri Barry announced Wednesday.A speed limit restriction of 13 knots for vessels traveling in lower Glacier...
Fairbanks borough schools superintendent wins contract

...salary of nearly $160,000 and receive a yearly expense allowance of up to $13,000.Gaborik stepped in as acting superintendent a year ago after the board placed former superintendent Pete Lewis on leave as it began an internal investigation...
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal

...said. His first day will be July 23. Until then, district Director of Administration David Means is serving as acting superintendent.The board unanimously approved the contract, which Miller had already signed off on, ending a months-long...
Speed limit in place for boats in Glacier Bay

Acting Superintendent Chris Pergiel announced this week in a press release from the National Park Service that vessel operating restrictions, including...
Fired Fairbanks superintendent seeks arbitration

...continues to investigate and said other employees might face sanctions. Late last week, board members directed acting Superintendent Karen Gaborik to put three more employees on paid leave, including an administrator at the district's main...
Whale waters update for Glacier Bay

Acting Superintendent Chris Pergiel announced Wednesday that the 13-knot vessel speed limit in lower Glacier Bay will be raised to 20 knots through...
School Board OKs new superintendent contract

...His first day will be July 23. Until then, district Director of Administration David Means is serving as the acting superintendent.? The Juneau School Administrative Association - which represents 19 principals and other administrators in...
Increase in whale activity causes reduced vessel speed limit

...mid-Glacier Bay will be 13 knots beginning at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve acting Superintendent Lisa Etherington announced Monday. The limit will be implemented because there are currently more whales in the...
Two people killed in bear attack in Katmai

...were untorn, and there was no evidence they had been dragged from the tents, said Joe Fowler, chief ranger and acting superintendent of Katmai National Park and Preserve. Jewel Palovak, program director of Grizzly People, an educational project...
Pioneer in national conservation movement dies at 101

...John Muir Award in 1981. She was also named an honorary ranger by the National Park Service. Ralph Tingey, acting superintendent of Grand Teton, said the Muries were instrumental in the park's creation in 1929, and Mardy Murie continued...


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