A brighter future with the arts

...drew out more than 50 members from the arts community to meet the national champion for their cause. Hali Duran, a board member for Juneau Dance Theatre, said she found Chu's message of an arts community that builds the world economically and...
Big push for STEM into a positive agent for change," Norman said.Board member Barbara Thurston reminded Summit representatives that...the school on a mission to serve the disadvantaged.Board member Brian Holst said he had doubts that what the STEM charter...
Boaters protest near party at sport fishing activist's home

...organization we desire in our community," said coalition board member Dwight Kramer.Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition organized the gathering. Group board member Dave Athons said the Alaska Legislature failed to confirm...
Empire Editorial: Blank ballots give little reason to vote

...uncontested for the District 1 seat; Mayor Merrill Sanford is unopposed in his reelection bid; four-term school board member Andi Story is the sole candidate for three open seats. The only contested race is between Assembly District 2 incumbent...
Labor board blocks effort to unionize college athletes

...nail in the coffin of organizing college players," said Ronald Meisburg, a former NLRB general counsel and onetime board member.Tim Waters, of the United Steelworkers union, which helped bankroll the union drive, disagreed."It is a bump...
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Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...on those fisheries, Zimmer said. Salmon are also important to the way of life of Alaska Natives.Lindsey Bloom, a board member for United Fishermen of Alaska, called the situation unprecedented given the number of potential mines involved, the...
Batman impersonator dies on roadway

...Robinson spent $25,000 of his own money on Batman-related items for kids every year.Sharen Sumpter-Deitz, a board member of the South Charleston, West Virginia, Convention and Visitors Bureau, said Robinson had left for home Sunday afternoon...
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New names added to municipal candidate list Assembly member Loren Jones remains the lone contender for the District 1 seat, and incumbent School Board member Andi Story is the only person to have filed for any of the three seats open on the Board of Education.The filing period...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...people run their households on zero-based budgets," board member Destiny Sargeant said, explaining that the system of...Tlingit members, spoke in support of the charter school.Board member Barbara Thurston highlighted that the charter program...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...injuries that cause harm, rather than the catastrophic failures," he said. United Fishermen of Alaska at-large board member Lindsey Bloom told Mallott at the Thursday meeting she's looking "for something a lot more concrete" - signed agreements...


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