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Photo: Preparing to discuss state of the state

...left, works on her State of the State address Monday with members of her staff, Deputy Communications Director Beth Leschper, center, and audio visual technician Jason Bluhm in the Capitol. Palin will deliver the address to the Alaska Legislature...
Wal-Mart debunks rumors of closing

...out to Wal-Mart to see if the corporation had plans to close the store, the department's communication director Beth Leschper said. "In this particular case we were assured by Wal-Mart that there are no plans to close the Juneau store...
Power outage closes Labor Dept. building

...repairs, Ferreira said. They restored power by 11:01 a.m. Lights and computers were offline in the building, said Beth Leschper, spokesperson for the Department of Labor."Our staff couldn't function," Leschper said, "so we released them...
Stone returns to No. 2 Labor Department position

...and he has already been working with Greens Creek and Coeur on training programs," said department spokesperson Beth Leschper.After Gov. Sean Parnell and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell won office a year ago, Stone became Treadwell's chief of...
Palin makes legislative appointments

...boards and commissions. There are 122 state boards and commissions to which Palin has direct appointment authority. Beth Leschper has been appointed deputy communications director. She previously was a program manager for the Tax Division of the...
Northwest Digest

...devote time to her family, Leighow said. Remaining in Palin's communications team are Leighow in Anchorage and Beth Leschper, deputy communications director, in Juneau. Basin Road trestle closed for repairs JUNEAU - The city announced Tuesday...
Wielechowski says oil and gas jobs are up, Parnell disagrees

...ACES, which passed in 2007 under then-Governor Sarah Palin. Parnell has opposed the tax. Communications Director Beth Leschper of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development said the department only provides the statistics and could not...
Non-residents lead numbers in seasonal seafood jobs

...preliminary number of 7,600 this April. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development's communications director, Beth Leschper, said the state works with anyone ready to work in the industry. She is just as encouraging to residents for these...
Gov. Palin selects new spokesman

...Deputy Press Secretary Sharon Leighow remains in the office, while two other deputy press secretaries have departed; Beth Leschper is now handling communications duties for the Department of Labor, and Charles Fedullo has returned to the University...
Parnell, Egan oppose UI rate hikes

...out unemployment insurance premium information for next year to business owners notifying them of the increase, said Beth Leschper, spokeswoman for the department.Parnell is sending business owners a letter they should get in the next day or two...


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