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It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...the next five years, with committees focused on different industries working over the next year.Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright wasn't surprised by much on the list, least of all "spirit" topping it.Having worked...
Charting Southeast's economy through 2020

...period of significant budget cuts, we are turning to our most important resource; our people," Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright said. "The small businesses, tribes, native corporations, municipalities and community...
Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated

...there are going to be no grand or baby grand pianos."Regional economic development organization Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright also testified in support of the bill on behalf of the timber industry. A report published by...
State | Local | AK legislature
Southeast art scene dwarfs that of US

...The conference is holding its annual membership meeting this week in Wrangell through Thursday.Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright said she wanted to study Southeast's art scene for both "selfish" and economic reasons...
Alaska Marine Highway's 50th is a family event to say thank you to this unique service that is so much a part of life in Southeast," Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelley Wright said in the release. "Whether you moved here on the ferry or worked for the ferry system...
Empire Editorial: Roadless Rule is aimless

...Roadless Rule makes much of the natural resources in our state off-limits.Word came Monday from Southeast Conference Executive Director, Shelly Wright and Energy Committee Chair (and Juneau mayor), Merrill Sanford that the association of...
Hopefuls weigh in on city housing

...crisis and this business of retaining or attracting young adults has been a real drumbeat lately," Southeast Conference Executive Director Murray Walsh said. "You look at the actual statistics in the recent census work and it's pretty frightening...
SE leaders to meet in B.C.

...Rupert is one of the members. "Front and center, obviously, are transportation issues," said Southeast Conference Executive Director Loren Gerhard. "A lot of changes (are) in the offing here, and a lot of concerns around the region...
State Briefs

...lunch and the Assembly retreat are open to the public. Southeast Conference staff shifts JUNEAU - Southeast Conference Executive Director Loren Gerhard's job will change when he moves to California this fall to attend to a family illness, he...
Alaska Digest

...preservation, research techniques and tribal government organization are also scheduled. Andrew Hope III, the conference executive director, said the gathering "allows the public to become immersed in the history and cultures of the Northern Coast...


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