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Gov. Sean and and First Lady Sandy Parnell and Juneau's "Tuxes to Xtra Tufs" Inaugural co-chairwomen Tanja Cadigan and Jennifer Miller recently presented a $46,000 donation to Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) executive...
My Turn: We need women in power to think like mothers

...This week Sen. Lisa Murkowski took control of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. As the powerful chairwoman, she'll be able to set the committee's agenda on controversial issues including the Keystone XL pipeline, climate...
My Turn: Supporting higher education pays dividends

...single day, as President and CEO of The CIRI Foundation and as chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alaska Foundation...through your philanthropic support.? Susan A. Anderson is chairwoman of the University of Alaska Foundation Board of Trustees and...
Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

...R-Anchorage, said in a statement she was "cautiously optimistic" about the signing. Giessel will continue her role as chairwoman of the Senate Resources Committee when the Legislature convenes next month. "This is proof that Governor Walker is continuing...
Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...Give, Advocate, Volunteer.""The Annual Giving Campaign does all of those," says United Way of Southeast Alaska board chairwoman Karen Crane. "It's a way of harnessing the community's energy, advocacy and resources, and then directing them right...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...The Clash) is 59. Movie director John Lee Hancock (Film: "Saving Mr. Banks"; "The Blind Side") is 58. DNC Vice Chairwoman Donna Brazile is 55. Country singer Doug Phelps (Brother Phelps; Kentucky Headhunters) is 54. Movie producer-director...
Group touts public funding for elections

...election campaigns. Sound off on the important issues at A bipartisan group of legislators, including two Republican committee chairwomen, have introduced legislation calling for publicly financed state campaigns in Alaska. Also, a citizen initiative to accomplish...
Juneau prepares to take part in next year's Olympic Torch run

...its route and posing runners in front of Mendenhall Glacier. Seventeen members of the organizing committee, including co-chairwomen Mayor Sally Smith and Tish Griffin of the University of Southeast Alaska, met Friday with Gretchen Lawler of the Salt Lake...
Photo: UAS thanks its College of Fellows

...Alexander Tutunov (seated) with Steve Allwine and campaign co-chairwomen, Alison Browne and Carol Gerken. Middle row: Chancellor John Pugh, College of Fellows' chairwoman Laraine Derr, Lawrence Lee Oldaker, Lloyd Johnson and Richard...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Those years led to appointments and powerful positions, including speaker of the House, Senate president and chairmen and chairwomen of probably every committee possible. All told, it will leave quite a void next year. We're sure the political jockeying...


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