JEDC opens 2015 Innovation Summit with talk on connection and networking

...City and Borough of Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester Beth Pendleton.Keynote speaker Mark Skinner talked about the importance of investment in innovation from public and private sources...
My Turn: Tourism suffers under Forest Service management

...corporate welfare program for the timber industry while ignoring impacts to the visitor industry. We agree. Both Regional Forester Beth Pendleton and Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack initially promised that their efforts to "transition to young growth harvests...
Alaska troopers encourage selfies for backcountry adventurers

...take a selfie right before heading out into the backcountry, as a way to account for their whereabouts.Troopers spokesperson Beth Ipsen said the advice to snap a selfie is part of a larger push to encourage those venturing into the backcountry to fill out...
Assembly protests two liquor licenses

...Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis stirred discussion about who has the authority to revoke the de-designation and Deputy Clerk Beth McEwen clarified that the Assembly delegates that authority to Juneau Police Department. JPD, if there were issues, could...
2014 a politically spicy year for Alaska jobs.Alaska's leaders, including Juneau's newest Representative, Sam Kito III - named by Parnell to replace Rep. Beth Kerttula in February and elected to maintain his role in November - must tackle major revenue shortfalls for the state of Alaska...
Library to host Dickens read-aloud event

...Downtown Public Library. The estimated completion time is 3 p.m. Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas" will also be presented and holiday refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Beth Weigel at 586-0434.
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...Kito III's first full legislative session, having been appointed by then-Gov. Sean Parnell to fill former Democratic Rep. Beth Kerttula's downtown seat in February 2014 when she left for a brief stint at Stanford University.Besides patching the estimated...
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Recent Alaska books

...CHILDREN'S BOOKS"Pup and Pokey" by Seth Kantner, illustrated by Beth Hill (University of Alaska Press, September 2014). This is...Ordinary Wolves" and "Shopping for Porcupine." Illustrated by Beth Hill of Kokhanok, the story was inspired by the fable "The...
Capital City Classic tips off Saturday

...p.m. JDHS boys vs. Moses Lake.? 8:30 p.m. awards; 9 p.m. dance.GIRLS TEAMS University High School Illineks20 Beth Geistlinger Jr. 5'7" G22 Lydia Mihaly Jr 5'6" G23 Aja Trask So 5'4" G24 Raebekkah Pratt-Clarke Sr 5'2" G30 Kate...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...legislative season with humor, and even some members of our government enjoyed and took part in some interviews and episodes, such as Beth Kerttula and Mark Begich. It was amazing to see the political community not take themselves too seriously and be more relatable...


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