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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...
House urges open border in Hyder

...every night, with the Canadian government citing budgetary restraints as the reason for the staffing cutback.Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, also represents the 87-person coastal community, a "geographically isolated" town that relies on...
State | AK legislature
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...
HB 115, Leaders do the right thing

...resolutions calling for the transfer of the Tongass back to the state of Alaska. I'm proud of Sen. Stedman and Rep. Dan Ortiz, and all those who are willing to do the right thing no matter the odds.We know our Congressional representatives are...
Legislators reverse $1.75M in cuts to Alaska Marine Highway

...still determining how service will be impacted in fiscal year 2016, Woodrow said in a previous Empire article.Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, said Saturday afternoon that his community will see a "significant reduction" in ferry service...
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...
State | AK legislature

...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...
Legislators file first round of bills

...D-Anchorage; Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage; and Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, the sponsors of HB 36, believe a state-funded...HB 36 - Reps. Gara, Josephson, Drummond, Kito, Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, and Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks - Providing...
Local | AK legislature
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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