Ferry advisory board to meet Monday

Alaska's Marine Transportation Advisory Board will meet starting at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Anchorage.On the board's agenda is a presentation about the ferry system's operations plan for 2016, which includes deep cuts in service as a...
Schools in jeopardy

...ADM should not change. Those groups so far include the Alaska Superintendents Association, the Association of Alaska School Boards, the Twin Hills Village Council, the First Alaskans Institute Elders and Youth Conference and individual resolutions by districts...
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New ferries on schedule, on budget

...John Falvey to the system's advisory board, which met in Anchorage on Monday...other business, Falvey and Neussl told the board about continuing problems with the AMHS...discussion Monday, members of the advisory board discussed how to best gather input to create...
Photos: USS Juneau

...Atlanta-class light cruiser which sunk at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942. Out of the nearly 700 crewmembers on board, only around 100 men made it off the ship, and only ten men survived the open sea and shark attacks to later be picked up...
Around town for Sunday, Nov. 15

...All ages and abilities welcome. Details: www.juneaujambusters.comJuneau Board Game Club, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Join fellow board game enthusiasts as we play longtime favorites and new games every month. Details...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...there for six months and after surgery they were strapped to a board until they healed enough for physical therapy."She said that's...thank Stevens and other senators.The various tribes on the board brought with them Native delicacies."Smoked salmon, of course...
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...ceremony, Sealaska President and CEO Anthony Mallott and Sealaska Board of Directors Chair Joe Nelson gifted a portrait of Soboleff...Institute, through the Chairman of the Sealaska Heritage Institute Board of Trustees, Marlene Johnson. It was the only individual portrait...
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...they painted with," Sineti said. "Popular songs of the era - minstrel songs - songs from other lands, from the people on board the vessels: Afro-Cuban, Afro-American, Native American, Hawaiian."Sineti knows hundreds of tunes, and varies his...
Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

...Maria Gladziszewski. Satre argued that the city should keep the tax as simple as possible since the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has not released its final regulations for the marijuana industry."Simplicity breeds compliance," he said.City Attorney...
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

...even if Alaska adopts a sovereign wealth model such as the one proposed by Gov. Bill Walker this month. A cut across the board impacting all districts and all students regardless of race would be easier for Alaskans to stomach. While we do not believe...


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