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Butcher resigns as Revenue commissioner, heads to AHFC

JUNEAU - Bryan Butcher has resigned as state Revenue commissioner...AHFC, in a release Wednesday, said Butcher's appointment is effective immediately...Sharon Leighow, said in an email.Butcher had been working for AHFC as director...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-07/butcher-resigns-revenue-commissioner-he
State
Zirkle aims for Iditarod title after narrow misses

...attempting to become only the third woman to win the nearly thousand-mile race across Alaska and the first since the late Susan Butcher won her fourth title in 1990. Zirkle has come close the last two years, finishing second in both races.Some are wondering...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-06/zirkle-aims-iditarod-title-after-narro
Sports
Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coast at Unalakeet

...two runner-up finishes the last two years and become the first woman to win the grueling 1,000-mile race since Susan Butcher in 1990. Besides Buser, a handful of other veterans are trying to reel her in.Buser was the first musher into Kaltag...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-08/zirkle-maintains-iditarod-lead-reaches
Sports
Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

...minutes - the fourth slowest Iditarod on record. The late Susan Butcher, who would go on to win four Iditarods, was knocked out of...team, killing two dogs and severely injuring several others. Butcher defended her team using only her ax and parka against the moose...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-11/iditarod-five-things-know-about-stando
Sports
Passport to STEM success

...sample from Ketchikan and how it showed changes in sea level over time.Rick Bellagh ran worm races.On a table covered with butcher paper was a ring of compost and a circle drawn in the middle. A handful of worms were placed in the middle of the circle and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-06/passport-stem-success
Local
Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...have a lot fans rooting for me. Believe me, I am trying."The last woman to win the race was four-time champion Susan Butcher in 1990. Libby Riddles was the first female winner, taking the crown in 1985.King won the Iditarod in 1993, 1996, 1998...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-11/alaska-mushers-lead-iditarods-final-st
Sports
Rodell named Revenue commissioner for Alaska

...Angela Rodell as Alaska's Revenue commissioner.Rodell had been serving as acting commissioner since August, when Bryan Butcher resigned to work for the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. She previously served as deputy commissioner.Parnell, in a release...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-08/rodell-named-revenue-commissioner-alaska
State
UAF ends Susan Butcher Institute

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Fairbanks has halted work at the Susan Butcher Institute, named for the four-time Iditarod champion musher who died of leukemia in 2006 at age 51. Her husband, David Monson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/sta_532984297.shtml
UAF to create Susan Butcher Institute

...institute named after late Iditarod champion Susan Butcher. Officials say the Susan Butcher Institute will be dedicated to cultivating public...and leadership skills for Alaska residents. Butcher's husband, David Monson, will serve as executive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061808/reg_292308702.shtml
Lawmaker urges Susan Butcher Day

...honoring champion sled dog musher Susan Butcher will pass this session. House Bill 37...first Saturday in March each year as Susan Butcher Day. That's the traditional start date...it's now in the State Affairs Committee. Butcher died of leukemia in 2006 at the age of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012808/reg_241284865.shtml

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