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My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...recreational traditions like salmon derbies, to stand up and make your voices heard on this very important issue.? Dan Ortiz is an Independent representing Ketchikan in the Alaska House of Representatives.
Border crossing between Hyder, Canada open again

...affected by the restricted access since many tourists stay in Stewart and cross to Hyder in the early morning.State Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, said in a Monday that he's "very gratified" the situation has been resolved. Ortiz traveled to...
Watts duo wins Heart of Hospice races

...54, M, 22:046 Susie Pothier 41, F, 22:317 Megan Costello 32, F, 23:088 Christine Hansen 25, F, 23:149 Dan Ortiz 56, M, 23:1710 Nancy Meade 52, F, 23:2111 James Beedle 62, M, 23:2412 Reed Stoops 66, M, 23:5013 Stephanie...
Canada: Border closing won't block aid to Hyder

...few miles away from Hyder and has a population of about 500.Both U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Alaska state Rep. Dan Ortiz said they have contacted Canadian officials to argue against the closure.While an initial report said the move means...

...restore funding for the state timber program. Although Stedman's name was on a copy of the letter provided by Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, Stedman said he never agreed to his name being added. A final version of the letter removed Stedman's...
Munoz votes against, Kito for Medicaid expansion

...hearing.The first House floor vote was 11-26, with all representatives voting along caucus lines, except for Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, who was excused, and Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, who was absent.Then, after an afternoon's...
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Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer; Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski; Neal Foster, D-Nome; Liz Vazquez, R-Anchorage; and Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan. All, including chair Thompson, voted to push the budget forward besides Kito and Ortiz."I don't...
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House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...Democrat-led caucus is rebranding itself to embody more of an independent, nonpartisan spirit.With the addition of new Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, the caucus is now known as the Independent Democratic Coalition, Tuck said."We are made up of Independents...
State | AK legislature
House minority caucus rebrands itself

...caucus is now the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition.The 13-member caucus is comprised of 12 Democrats and Rep. Dan Ortiz (or-TEHZ) of Ketchikan, who is not affiliated with a political party.During a news conference Tuesday, House minority...
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Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...private business, Tilton is looking forward to serving her state, where she has lived since she was 18 months old.Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, retired from a career in teaching government last year and decided it was time to disprove the old adage...
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