Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...branches will feature familiar faces, but some new policies, practices and perks along with the new name.Northrim BanCorp Chairman, President and CEO Marc Langland and Northrim Bank President and CEO Joe Beedle expressed excitement at the Southeast expansion...
Author, charity founder urged to come clean about his history

...slashed the budget and cut school construction programs, but they still had to borrow from savings to meet expenses. Board chairman Steve Barrett is worried about the organization's long-term financial health.So Barrett and the other board members are...
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Senate races: Dems decry birth control plan

...voted to repeal the nation's health care law and its mandatory full coverage of contraceptives.Richard Wadhams, former chairman of the Colorado Republican Party, said Gardner's over-the-counter proposal was a smart way to answer Democrats' effort...
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Home Depot says breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

...anxiety this has caused, and want to reassure them that they will not be liable, for fraudulent charges," said Frank Blake, chairman and CEO in a statement. "From the time this investigation began, our guiding principal has been to put our customers first...
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Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds Iraqi Kurds, who have strong relations with Washington.Marking a possible shift, U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told The Associated Press on Thursday that arming the Syrian Kurds was under consideration...
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My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...decades of political arguments and there are serious discussions to be had about the future of Alaska's fisheries. As the chairman of the Senate Oceans Subcommittee, I have held numerous public meetings across Alaska on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens...
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...former Juneau Economic Development Council president and a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission; Jeff Bush is a former CBJ Assembly member; and Reed Stoops is a former chairman for the CBJ Planning Commission.
US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...Krzyzewski said. "And so far it's worked out."The Americans have had only one under Krzyzewski and USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo, a loss to Greece in the semifinals of the 2006 world championship, their first tournament. They have won...
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler discussed telecommunications issues with Alaskans during a recent visit. Wheeler participated in a roundtable with Sen. Mark Begich and the Alaska Broadband Task Force at its Aug.
Submarine comes to Southeast schools from Kodiak

...submarine.Richard Waddell donated the sub, which he owned privately, to the Alaska Chapter of the Explorers Club. Club chairman Michelle Ridgway, a Juneau-based scientist, said the sub will eventually make its way to Southeast Alaska, where it will...


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