Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...the case Tuesday, but budget cuts at both the state and city level...they may be affected by budget cuts as well, Woodrow said.The state cut the DOT's operating budget...associated costs. The budget cut effectively killed overtime pay...
Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented Friday

Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented FridayThe initial cut of a film based on the lives and work of Richard and Nora Dauenhauer will premiere at the final Evening at Egan presentation of...
Haines forestry office closes for season

...21.The office had been kept open year-round until budget cuts were enacted by the Alaska Legislature early this year.The...Thursday.The closure was forced by layoffs in response to budget cuts, the division said. While the Haines office is closed, anyone...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...leading toward Jumbo.She's still a sports fan, and knew my name from my work as sports editor of the Juneau Empire. "I cut out all your columns," she said. "I love your sense of humor."Lund was once approached by a student who wanted to interview...
Christie, Huckabee relegated to undercard at next GOP debate

...have been bumped from the main stage at next week's GOP presidential debate, while George Pataki and Lindsey Graham have been cut from the lineup altogether.Debate sponsor Fox Business Network announced the moves Thursday evening, dealing a blow to Christie...
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UK's House of Lords hands Cameron defeat on tax credit cuts

...on Monday by voting to delay a cut in tax credits.The 307 to 277 vote in favor of halting the cuts pending an independent review...Conservative government's spending cuts aimed at reducing Britain's deficit.The cuts would slash $6.8 billion in...
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My Turn: Juneau's economy is stable, but tied to state's fiscal crisis The report further notes, "If cuts to the state's budget result in job terminations...Legislature remains entrenched in their "cuts only" focus, Juneau's economy will...efficiencies where they can, but there are no cuts big enough to make a sizeable dent in the...
Ferry advisory board to meet Monday

...Anchorage.On the board's agenda is a presentation about the ferry system's operations plan for 2016, which includes deep cuts in service as a result of a reduced budget imposed by the Alaska Legislature earlier this year.Also on the docket is a presentation...
Today in Sports History for Nov. 17

...scoring six touchdowns and kicking seven extra points for 43 points.1968 - The "Heidi" television special starts on time and cuts off the NBC broadcast of the Oakland-New York Jets game in the final minutes, leaving viewers in the dark and unaware that...
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute gets new director

...receive $24.8 million in state funding this fiscal year, but like all state-funded agencies it is facing pressure to make cuts. ASMI is also pressured in the markets by a glut of salmon that sent prices plummeting this year by nearly half.
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