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Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Alaska State Senate passed Senate Bill 216 on Friday, better known as "Erin's Law." Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, introduced the legislation to combat Alaska's high rates of child abuse.
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My Turn: Accepting Medicaid dollars would benefit Alaska

If you had $23 million, would you trade it for a guaranteed $1.
Elton Engstrom Jr.

Elton Engstrom, Jr.February 26, 1935 November 6, 2013 Lifelong Juneau resident Elton Engstrom, Jr. passed away peacefully in his sleep during the night of November 6, 2013. The eldest son of Elton and Thelma Engstrom, he was born on February 26,
Ex- assembly member, state rep supports Jebe for mayor

I believe Cheryl Jebe is a terrific candidate for Mayor. She will certainly get my vote come election day next Tuesday. For me her most salient qualification is her strong commitment to transparent and open government.
My turn: Playing fast, loose with rules

Legislators who play fast and loose with their rules are likely to do the same with your rights and resources. Reps. Mike Hawker, Kevin Meyer and Mike Chenault have played fast and loose with the governing rules of the Legislature.
Angoon man stabbed, dies

An Angoon man was stabbed to death at his home Saturday night, relatives said. Richard (Buddy) George Jr., 27, died shortly before 7 p.m. at Angoon Health Clinic, said his grandmother, Judy George of Douglas. His body was flown to Juneau Sunday afternoon for autopsy.
Self-defense bill passes House target practice, gets shot at Alaska Senate

The Alaska State House of Representatives passed Rep. Mark Neuman's self-defense bill late Saturday afternoon, giving law-abiding Alaskans the right to stand their...
Hornal, Kohring wed

Tatiana Borisonova Hornal and Victor Heinz Kohring were married Nov. 25, 2001, at Grace Bible Church in Portland, Ore.
United Way again seeking donations for region

It is my pleasure to serve as an Honorary Chairman of this year's Southeast Alaska United Way fund-raising campaign.
Agnes Hagerup

Agnes Hagerup passed away peacefully on August 3rd, 2012 at the Juneau Pioneers' Home with family by her side. She was 93 years old. Agnes was born on November 5, 1918 in Nashua, Montana to George and Minnie (Holen) Erlandson. When she was an infant


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