Bill designates house for Lt. Gov.

...also are caretakers on site.The expectation has been that the lieutenant governor would stay on the second floor. An Egan aide said there would need to be an additional appropriation to finish renovations.Egan said this option beats the cost of having...
Education funding picture still murky

...CBJ Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said. "But it does make it harder on Juneau taxpayers."Kiehl also works as a legislative aide to Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau.He added that the city would have to choose between cutting services or raising taxes to...
State | Local
Juneau runners prepare for Boston Marathon

...started too fast last year. It was so easy running down those hills."Bursell will use whatever sustenance is available at the aide stations as well as a gel packet or two during the run.Jamie Bursell was given a slot as one of 1,395 charity runners. This...
House approves workers' compensation changes

...compensation claims in Alaska, which has a serious impact on premium rates paid by all Alaska employers," said Anna Latham, an aide to Olson."The result is that Alaska has the highest workers' compensation premiums in the nation. Medical costs under the...
State | AK legislature
Juneau runners cruise through White Mountains endurance race

...stations. Houston was nothing short of amazing."Laws stated he budgeted his time so that the first 40 miles were fast. At each aide station he gave himself 30 minutes off his feet, dried out his socks and took photos."I felt comfortable at the 80-mile...
Committee approves audit on ferry repairs

...Committee has approved a Kodiak lawmaker's request for an audit surrounding repairs to the ferry Tustumena.Laura Pierre, an aide to the committee's chair, Sen. Anna Fairclough, says the committee this week approved an audit. But she says if the state...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez funding measure

...committee did not act on the measure Monday; it was merely a first hearing, and testimony was only taken from Gardner and an aide. But the committee's chair, Sen. John Coghill, said he felt it was appropriate on this day, "to say there's still unfinished...
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...allow for the use of state funds to pay for firefighting crews if federal funds that currently support the crews fall off. An aide to Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said that would help ensure the state's three hot-shot crews, which battle wildfires...
State | AK legislature
JDHS student recognitions for March 2014" Gaye Willis in the Attendance Office nominated Erika Tripp, a junior. Of Tripp, Willis wrote: "Erika Tripp is my aide at the attendance office during 1st period, the busiest time of the day. She has been instrumental in writing passes for students...
Author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

...inspired to write a book and tried to get access to Humphrey. The Democrat turned him down, but, according to McGinniss, Nixon aide Leonard Garment allowed him in, one of the last times the ever-suspicious Nixon would permit a journalist so much time around...


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