Michael Burns

...Alaska Community Foundation, the Nature Conservancy of Alaska, the Alaskan Command Civilian Advisory Board, the Alaska Airlines Community Advisory Board, and the United Way Trustee Council. He was twice chair of the Anchorage United Way Campaign...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...the week," meteorologist Ian Morrison said.Lifeguards were warning visitors to all island beaches about a brown-water advisory issued by the Department of Health saying that flood waters might be contaminated.___Associated Press writer Audrey McAvoy...
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Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

...blazes near Noxon, Montana, and Clark Fork in northern Idaho.Residents near Essex, Montana, remained under an evacuation advisory as a wildfire burned on the southern edge of Glacier National Park.In Central California, nearly 200 firefighters were treated...
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Mine project to subpoena ex-EPA official

...working with groups of mine critics that essentially acted as advisory committees, but didn't comply with requirements of that...court to subpoena a former EPA employee who worked with Federal Advisory Committees on use of the Clean Water Act to prevent the development...
My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard

...are now shocking Arizonans: two-thirds of students are now deemed to be not proficient in reading, writing and math.The advisory council discovered that state standards were being set for what educators aspired for students to be able to do, not what...
High winds prompt air quality advisories

...Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The dusty air has prompted Anchorage and the Mat-Su to issue air quality advisories because officials say airborne particles are approaching unhealthy concentrations. The strong winds are picking up dust from...
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Alaska Trails Program to hold teleconferences to assist grant applicants

...what constitutes a successful application; project eligibility and deadlines; the role of the Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board; reporting and billing requirements; how to put together a successful budget; how to create a feasible schedule...
CBJ Assembly Makes Board Appointments

...reappointed to terms ending June 30, 2018; Sara Truitt was appointed to a term ending June 30, 2018.? Treadwell Arena Advisory Board: Taylor Horne was appointed to a term ending May 31, 2018; Brett Connell was appointed to a term ending May 31, 2017...
Wildfires could spread in western Canada

...across the country, as well as the United States, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.Smoke from the fires have prompted air advisories across western and central Canada, as well as the western United States.The B.C. Wildfire Service predicts about 30...
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Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...outbreak. The forecasters used to predict air quality problems would be laid off; one meteorologist would stay to issue advisories.DEC staff who maintain water systems in rural areas would be laid off, but the state would try to find ways to cover emergencies...
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