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William Howard Ahrensfeld

...He is a "1996 Recipient of the Charles Taylor Master Mechanics (of Southeast Alaska) Award" by the Twentieth Alaska Legislature for 50 years of service to aviation maintenance. After retirement, he continued his involvement with the aviation...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177377865
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...the commission, said during Thursday's meeting that the commission is also proposing statutory changes to the Alaska Legislature. "We did send this year a set of proposed statutory changes along with some regulatory changes we're trying...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-16/apoc-considers-giving-bigger-break-firs
State
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

...forcing the schools to close, serve an entirely Alaska Native population. The vast majority of lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature are white, and the majority of students impacted are not. Regardless of the fiscal intention behind such a bill...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-15/empire-editorial-closing-schools-will
Opinion
My Turn: Juneau's economy is stable, but tied to state's fiscal crisis

...migration that will have a detrimental effect on its economy."In other words, if the Republican leadership in the Alaska Legislature remains entrenched in their "cuts only" focus, Juneau's economy will continue to be held back despite growth...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-15/my-turn-juneaus-economy-stable-tied-s
Opinion
'We're here because we remember'

...take care of veterans and the citizens of Juneau," Thorsteinson said.The audience, including members of the Alaska Legislature such as Sen. Dennis Egan and Rep. Cathy Munoz, both of Juneau, also had those from other countries with shared...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-12/were-here-because-we-remember
Local
Ferry advisory board to meet Monday

...system's operations plan for 2016, which includes deep cuts in service as a result of a reduced budget imposed by the Alaska Legislature earlier this year.Also on the docket is a presentation by the Southeast Conference and a strategic planning workshop...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/ferry-advisory-board-meet-monday
State
Schools in jeopardy

...school where their 8-year-old son Daniel attends is closed. It's the only school in the village, but if the Alaska Legislature changes the parameters for school funding, it could be among 55 schools that disappear.The State of Alaska provides...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/schools-jeopardy
State | Local | AK legislature
Haines forestry office closes for season

...office for the winter on Nov. 21.The office had been kept open year-round until budget cuts were enacted by the Alaska Legislature early this year.The office will remain closed until Jan. 10 and will reopen for two weeks, closing again on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-13/haines-forestry-office-closes-season
State
Park halts cable project

...off the tip of the Chilkat Peninsula, it needed separate permission for that portion of the route.In 1983, the Alaska Legislature created the marine park - and several others across the state - to, in lawmakers' words, "maintain its natural...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-13/park-halts-cable-project
State
Pipeline plan passes

...plus 7 percent," he said, referring to the interest rate charged by TransCanada.The vote effectively ends the Alaska Legislature's third special session of the year. The House was expected to gavel out after its vote, and the Senate is expected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-04/pipeline-plan-passes
State | AK legislature

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