Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...Committee. An identical bill cleared the Senate.Erin Merryn, whom the bill is named after, visited Alaska last session to advocate its passing. After the bill was killed by House Finance (chaired at the time by Capitol-move supporter Rep. Bill Stoltze...
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...favor commercial fisheries over sport angling. Although Maw has owned a sportfish guiding business, he is best known as an advocate for commercial drift-net fisheries, which of course compete with anglers for salmon and halibut. Maw's other qualifications...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...KENAI - Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday, and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial fisheries advocate has been nominated to replace him.Gov. Bill Walker named Roland Maw, of Kasilof, to the fish board after calling Johnstone...
The importance of getting an FASD diagnosis

...diagnosis was completed in October 2013. Ianolino continues to advocate for families, facilitate training and consult with families...Pastorino is a retired educator and mediator. She is a community advocate for families struggling with FASD.
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...utility and solid waste project work. For Gustavus, it means consideration of repairs for the city dock."He will also advocate for the expansion of Medicaid in Alaska, "which is an essential and important part of a long-term strategy to improve the...
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Empire Editorial: For Christmas, we'd like to give ...

...They're also good for drawing Alaskan-sized mustaches and beards on portraits hanging in the Capitol Building, not that we'd advocate such a thing. We're just saying ...To Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, we give a subscription to the Juneau Empire. From what...
Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...then focusing a response to those issues. Its "Live United" movement outlines a clear strategy for philanthropy: "Give, Advocate, Volunteer.""The Annual Giving Campaign does all of those," says United Way of Southeast Alaska board chairwoman Karen...
Death notice: Myrtle Snyder

Myrtle Clyde Snyder passed away Nov. 22, 2014. She was 81.Myrtle was a lifelong educator and advocate for people with disabilities. Her commitment, passion and the respect for her expertise in special education earned her a position...
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Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...enforces election laws.The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for a ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. It says it's trying to determine whether money that...
Munoz an advocate for Juneau housing

Are you as concerned about housing in Juneau as I am? By now I'm sure everyone is tired of election ads. We have been bombarded via radio, TV and print.


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