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Disability rights advocate Don Brandon dies at 60

...sang so eloquently and beautifully. At that point, I had only seen him as being a professional."Current Access Alaska executive director Jim Beck, who met Brandon while working with the organization out of Anchorage in the mid-80s, also...
Europeans part of mushing fact-finding mission

...including raising funds to maintain dog safety as the races become faster.The Scandinavians asked Marti Steury, the Alaska executive director for the Yukon Quest, about the role of veterinarians and race officials during the 1,000-mile Yukon...
A supertanker voyage through the Northwest Passage

...Prudhoe Bay in superships that would be even larger. The late 1960s were the days before the oil pipeline across Alaska; executives wondered how the crude in the magnificent new Prudhoe Bay discovery might find a way to the masses. In 1968, a...
Industry reps: Tax overhaul an improvement Alaska would be a "game changer" and send a signal that the state is ready to compete for investment, a BP Alaska executive said Monday.Damian Bilbao couldn't say how many projects would make economic sense for the company until a final...
Industry: Oil tax bill has good points - and problems climate but there's room for improvement, one of the North Slope's major players says.ConocoPhillips Alaska executives Scott Jepsen and Bob Heinrich, in a presentation before a special Senate committee Tuesday, said Parnell's plan...
Administration builds case against pot

...Alaska says there is not enough of a compelling state interest to take away an individual's privacy rights. ACLU of Alaska Executive Director Michael Macleod-Ball said the argument that marijuana is more potent or that it is being used more by...
AG may suspend medical marijuana registration in Alaska

...prosecutors. "It's illegal under federal law," she said. "It's always been illegal under federal law." ACLU of Alaska Executive Director Michael Macleod-Ball said he was not surprised that the ruling favored federal authority over the state's...
Alaska Digest

...medical marijuana law remains entirely legitimate and is in no way affected by the court's ruling ...," ACLU of Alaska Executive Director Michael Macleod-Ball contended in a statement. "Attorney General Marquez should publicly acknowledge...
Recognitions one of the top three Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies in the nation in its size category this year. Southeast Alaska Executive Director Marc Wheeler was also named a finalist for CEO of the Year. The winners for mid-sized Agency of the Year...
KeyBank investing $5 million in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - KeyBank is spending $5 million over the next 18 months to expand its presence in Alaska, executives for the Cleveland-based bank said. "We're not doing that in every market that we do business in, and it's in direct response...


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