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State briefs

Coast Guard heads to scene of possible sinking; Nordlund named Ulmer's statewide campaign coordinator; Windfall Lake construction continues, affects parking; Head of science foundation announces resignation; Captain pleads guilty to obstructing investigation; Drug agents seize 906 marijuana plants in Kasilof; Army says soldier likely died of natural causes; U.S. magistrate: It's not illegal to act like a jerk;
Boost the Alaska economy, not its taxes

Alaskans concede that the day might come for reinstating the individual income tax or tapping earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund. The state can't continue many more years taking money from the shrinking Constitutional Budget Reserve fund. Leaders in the state recognize this and have proposed actions that have strong support.
Federal, state funds help JEDC kick-start businesses

The Juneau Economic Development Council recently received help from several government agencies to infuse more than $500,000 into the Southeast economy, with special help from the city of Juneau.
Leadership skills

Alaska is at a crossroads. Over the next few years, we must determine how to fund the services Alaskans expect from state government. With declining revenues and no easy solutions on the horizon, Alaska needs a leader who has the skills to bring people together to work out answers to complex problems.
Alaska Science and Technology Foundation hurt by earnings drop

ANCHORAGE -- The Alaska Science and Technology Foundation is cutting its operating budget and deferring approval of new grants, due to a drop in earnings from its endowment. The agency...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...she said. Next week, investors will attend a reception in conjunction with a meeting in Juneau of the Alaska Science and Technology Foundation, a quasi-state entity that provided the $400,000, three-year budget for InvestNet. And in Anchorage...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...message of ``civic and social entrepreneurship'' to Juneau this week. He's a board member of the Alaska Science and Technology Foundation and mentor to Alaska InvestNet, the Juneau Economic Development Council program inspired by The Capital...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

9 a.m. Senate Finance hears Key Campaign annual presentation. Committee is also scheduled to hear supplemental and other emergency funding measures all week. Room 532.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

``These are the important things, to be civic entrepreneurs. For those of you who have made it, it's a satisfaction of giving back to society. Your satisfaction is not money, your satisfaction is to see others make it,'' so says Dr. George Kozmetsky, addressing Commonwealth North in June of 1999.


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