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Ladders for ice rescues, not climbing

...rescue ladders at the Mendenhall Glacier are not toys after one was broken this past weekend.Laurie Lamm, an assistant director at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, said a good Samaritan reported finding the splintered pieces of the bright...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-30/ladders-ice-rescues-not-climbing
Local
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

...Distance Education for Alaska, has seen a 10 percent growth in students from the 2012-2013 school year.The Assistant Director of IDEA, Daryl Bowers, equates the growth to the success of people already enrolled in the program."I think...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/homeschool-increasingly-popular-opt
Neighbors
Winter hours begin at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

...during winter."This is a great time to explore the Visitor Center area," Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Assistant Director Laurie Lamm said. "The days are just long enough for an after work stroll to admire the golden cottonwoods and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/winter-hours-begin-mendenhall-glacie
Outdoors
Letter: Gladziszewski dedicated, pragmatic and the right choice for Assembly

...issue.Maria would also bring to the Assembly her valuable experience at the executive level. She is currently assistant director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation at the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and has worked as special projects...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-22/letter-gladziszewski-dedicated-pragma
Letters
Final Fireside Lecture celebrates new salmon exhibit

...bears and other wildlife is a complete story that we are excited to tell in a beautiful way," said visitor center assistant director Nikki Hinds, who has worked closely with Gulick for two years to bring the project to fruition.Gulick's book...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-27/final-fireside-lecture-celebrates-new-sal
Art
Concealed carry on campus?

...considers itself to be similarly situated to other places where weapons are not allowed," said Kate Wattum, the assistant director of public affairs for the University of Alaska system.Wattum explained that high school tours and other visitation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/concealed-carry-campus
State | AK legislature
State news in brief for Monday, Nov. 25

...love the students. I love the staff and faculty I worked with. I put down roots very quickly."She began as the assistant director at the college in 2006, and moved into the director's job a year later.During her tenure, the college increased...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-25/state-news-brief-monday-nov-25
State
Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

...in a period that begin in the late '70s, early '80s, that is higher than any other period," Geron Bruce, assistant director of commercial fisheries for the ADFG, said. "The '70s were a low point of salmon production in Alaska." Bruce...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/salmon-species-other-kings-thriving-aro
State
More than 2,000 students using merit scholarships

...public school graduates were eligible for the scholarships, compared to about 29 percent in 2011.Brian Rae, assistant director for research and analysis with the commission, said one of the ideas behind the program was to get students to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/more-2000-students-using-merit-scholars
State
Coast Guard cutter skipper retires

...change of command ceremony at the Golden Anchor.Thomas arrived from Coast Guard Headquarters where he served as assistant director for the Office of Emerging Policy.Cawthorn commanded the 378-foot Kodiak-based cutter Munro for two years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-23/coast-guard-cutter-skipper-retires
State

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