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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011299/Loc_subsist.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012100/Loc_support.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021101/Ope_capnotes.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021899/Loc_subsistence.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...business-oriented 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Loc_rural.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bar 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032501/Ope_Limbo.shtml
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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