Behind the camera

...journalism instructor at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Wash., wrote her first article about Kayamori in December 1991 while a reporter for the Juneau Empire under then-editor Larry Persily. That piece, combined with a longstanding interest...
Work starts on road to Tanana

...Springs to Tanana, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The $11 million road project is scheduled to be completed by December 2015 and is intended to be part of the eventual road to Nome. However, there are no plans in the works to extend the road...
First comes housing

...facilitiesAnchorage started its Housing First facility, Karluk Manor, in December 2011. At the time, it was controversial.Two years later...Anchorage Daily News (now Alaska Dispatch News) reported in December. At $22,000 per year, per person, they cost the city...
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...housing-first approach to homelessness (or, if you want to use the common term, a wet shelter) has been proven to work.In December 2011, Anchorage nonprofits opened Karluk Manor, a building with 46 single-occupancy rooms. Neighbors called it the "Red...
Heather Mitchell announced as new UAS alumni relations manager

...University and an A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She has lived in Juneau since December of 1997, and has lived in Alaska for 20 years.Mitchell replaced Keni Campbell who served as UAS' Alumni Manager for over...
Summer books roundup

...Alaskan Wilderness" by Bonnie Rose Ward. (Two Harbors Press (December 2013)."Winds of Skilak" traces a young couple's move...Alaskan Story" by Andrew Cremata. (Lynn Canal Publishing, December 2013).Skagway-based outdoors columnist Andrew Cremata...
A new recipe for 'Pie'

...trying to build up its clientele. The neighborhood bar for the adjacent Aurora and Harris harbors had been shuttered since December when the last restaurant to call it home - Paoli's - closed.Now managing the Tavern is Travis Deane, a friend of the couple...
Jacqueline Dailey Elected President of RurAL CAP

...region of the state. The Board of Directors will next meet just before the AFN Convention and then hold its annual meeting in December at the central office in Anchorage. More information about RurAL CAP and a complete list of Board members is available at...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...measure the flow of oil.The long-term average decline from the North Slope fields has been about 6 percent since 1989. Last December, forecasters in the Department of Revenue, anticipating better performance from producers based on the tax change, estimated...
US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...previous years.Job growth has averaged 272,000 over the past three months. In May, the economy surpassed its jobs total in December 2007, when the Great Recession officially began.Still, researchers at the liberal Economic Policy Institute estimate that...
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