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Angoon man stabbed, dies

...of Douglas. His body was flown to Juneau Sunday afternoon for autopsy. "It's been a shock to people here," said Al Kookesh, a member of the Alaska State House of Representatives and an Angoon resident. "At 4 p.m. (Sunday), the plane...
Sportscaster and much more

...many years. "He was a wonderful announcer, knew all the players, and was really a historian for us." State Rep. Al Kookesh met Pegues growing up in Angoon and during the basketball tournaments. "He's a member of the Gold Medal Hall of Fame...
Subsistence group drops urban priority

...the convention, delegates voted on more than 80 resolutions and re-elected Roy Huhndorf of Anchorage and state Rep. Al Kookesh, an Angoon Democrat, as AFN co-chairmen. About 3,000 Eskimos, Indians and Aleuts attended the convention, Alaska's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...he said. ``We have the most powerful delegation in Congress.'' ``We're at ground zero now,'' said Rep. Al Kookesh, an Angoon Democrat and co-chairman of the AFN. ``We're not going to go back to where we were at the end of last...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...At this time, federal and state officials said Jacobsson's demands won't be met for a long time, if ever. Rep. Al Kookesh, an Angoon Democrat and co-chairman of the Alaska Federation of Natives, said there's concern in the Native community...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...communities receive free of charge," he said. "It's not only free of charge; it's not there," replied Rep. Al Kookesh, an Angoon Democrat. "We've had people waiting for days with a dead body, waiting for a state trooper to show up...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...struck down by the Alaska Supreme Court, which found the preference was not allowed under Alaska's constitution. Rep. Al Kookesh, an Angoon Democrat and co-chairman of the AFN's board of directors, said the AFN aims to raise $150,000 to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive department. Rural empowerment is a good idea, but countless studies are on shelves already, said Rep. Al Kookesh, an Angoon Democrat. He said the latest recommendations will die because of people who see Natives as a threat and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive closing times "I didn't know what it was like to be a member of a minority until I became a Democrat." - Rep. Al Kookesh, on growing up in the Native-dominated population of Angoon "The recommendation of the task force is to spend more...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...formation of a women's bracket, where women will now come out of the stands and onto the floor.'' Representative Al Kookesh then delivered an equally-prompt message relating to the same topic. ``I'm really looking forward to the women's...


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