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Is pro hockey headed to Vegas?

...team to Las Vegas, and so far he's marching in step with Commissioner Gary Bettman."I'm an ex-Army guy. I follow orders...this franchise, not just the local businesses," deputy commissioner Bill Daly said last week in Boca Raton, Florida. "Because...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-12-16/pro-hockey-headed-vegas
Not For Web
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

JUNEAU - State health commissioner Valerie Davidson said it could be July before the state is in a position to begin enrolling Alaskans under expanded Medicaid coverage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/medicaid-system-expansion-could-be-mont
State
NFL got it wrong, Peterson should play

...OK, I know.I'm not supposed to say that about sympathy toward the fans. I'm supposed to buy into the theory of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's child-rearing experts that the 4-year-old son who took the whippin' from Peterson will be damaged...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/nfl-got-it-wrong-peterson-should-play
Sports
Sen. Sullivan announces chief of staff, spokesman

...team, including one former state commissioner.Former Alaska Department of Natural Resources commissioner Joe Balash was hired as Sullivan's...Republican senator. Balash began as DNR commissioner in 2013 after Sullivan himself left...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/sen-sullivan-announces-chief-staff-spok
Local
For Walker, Parnell's budget a placeholder

...sat down with the administration and worked with the new commissioners, we don't know how (Parnell's budget) is going to...legislative session.Pitney said that "now that most (commissioners) are on board," the cabinet can talk about departmental...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-07/walker-parnells-budget-placeholder
Local
State faces $3.5B deficit amid lower oil prices

...5 billion deficit, said Jerry Burnett, a deputy revenue commissioner. The revenue forecast itself does not delve into the overall...amount of tax they pay.In a news release, acting Revenue Commissioner Marcia Davis said despite lower oil prices and less revenue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-11/state-faces-35b-deficit-amid-lower-oil-
State
Holiday tradition in the midst of transition

...changes are still being worked out, he said, but the majority of former Gov. Sean Parnell's cabinet has been overhauled. Commissioner appointments will most likely be decided in the next two weeks, Walker said."Every waking moment, every plane I'm...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/holiday-tradition-midst-transition
Local
Today In Sports History for Dec. 11

...goals in a game.1992 - Gary Bettman, the NBA's senior vice president and general counsel, is named the NHL's first commissioner.1999 - Rowan ends Mount Union's NCAA-record 54-game winning streak, beating the Purple Raiders 24-17 in overtime...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/today-sports-history-dec-11
Sports
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...announced two more commissioner appointees, however...employees, including commissioners, deputy commissioners...by Walker as acting commissioner of the Department...at least an acting commissioner to every department...interim."Four commissioners were carried over...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/walker-asks-200-employees-resignations
Local
My Turn: Rural Governance Commission calls for a new state, tribal relationship

...Alaska. Fifteen years later, 51 Alaskans revisited the work of the original commission. The group (11 of the original commissioners and 40 individuals from all parts of the state) who gathered in December 2013 agreed that the original report to Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-rural-governance-commission-c
Opinion

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