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Billy Frank Jr., tribal fishing activist, dies for the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission - a coalition of salmon-treaty tribes of which Frank served as chairman.The decision had a sweeping impact on other tribes in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere as it triggered other treaty rights...
Alaska House approves $9.1 billion operating budget, rejects Democratic amendments, transportation and natural resources," said Rep. Alan Austerman, R-Kodiak, the finance committee co-chairman.The proposal, which must be passed by the Senate, reduces general fund spending by about 13 percent compared to the current...
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Commission hears testimony on racism

...The evening session gave the commission its first detailed look at the "pain and injustice" that the commission's chairman, the Rev. Chuck Eddy of Anchorage, predicted it would encounter. People who spoke said intolerance permeates Alaska...
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Alaska Digest

...session created the Advisory Commission on Local Government. Senate Majority Leader Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, is the chairman. The commission will work over the next four months to develop recommendations for legislative options that could help struggling...
Local Briefs

...IFA ferry will not come out of Alaska's annual share of federal highway funds, said Tom Briggs of Craig, the IFA chairman. The new appropriation supplements $2.25 million approved by Congress in 1998, Briggs said. Along with a local match...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...moved to the House Finance Committee, where it will probably get a hearing, said Rep. Eldon Mulder, finance co-chairman. The Anchorage Republican said it was less probable that the measure would get a vote before the committee. The Senate...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...LoBiondo, R-N.J., in an April 27 briefing paper for members of the Coast Guard subcommittee, of which he is chairman. The Transportation Committee's action may be encouraging for the Coast Guard, but it is only an authorizing committee...
Empire Editorials: Fluoride facts shaky on both sides of debate

...a study proving fluoride is safe. Such a study was never produced, according to William Bart Rozell, commission chairman. The oft-cited March 2006 National Academy of Sciences fluoride report also shows inconclusive information about the substance's...
Business picks up for seafood plant

...International is now going swimmingly, according to Russell Schreck, the company's new chief executive officer and board chairman. The company in early December sent air shipments of Alaska-caught salmon, halibut and cod to markets in England and...


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