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New grocery superstore in Bethel to close

...for comment Tuesday.Store manager Casey Cruz said he was notified by letter Monday morning and broke the news to department heads.People packed the store Monday as operators held a sale to liquidate the inventory."Everything's 50 percent...
Walker replies to capital creep outcry

...letter reads. "Thus far, three department heads have agreed to live in Juneau...of session. Further, three department heads are seriously exploring their...governor Dec. 1, the number of department heads living in Juneau has sunk lower...
State | AK legislature
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...requiring commissioners to live in Alaska's capital.Since Walker was sworn in as governor Dec. 1, the number of department heads living in Juneau has become even lower. Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Reps. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, and...
Local | AK legislature
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...Walker announced Tuesday.Telecommunications industry veteran Sheldon Fisher was named as the new administration department head. Erickson, who was the state's Division of Motor Vehicles director before her temporary appointment and continued...
Local | AK legislature
Lady liberty

...billion a year. (In fiscal year 2015 Alaska's operating budget was $5.8 billion.) At first, I would approach department heads and ask everybody to take a (pay) cut. I do believe you'll have to put a hiring freeze on.Q: Do you think...
Parnell, Walker joust at Soldotna forum

...In the operating budget, Clift said she wouldn't add to it."As a good leader I'm going to call in all the department heads and ask all of them to look at those departments and find those cuts themselves," she said. "And I'm going...
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?," Silva said. "We want to make sure guys are going to use them before we order."Dr. Stefan Duma, the department head of the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has been a pioneer in releasing...
Committee advances bill rejecting pay raises

...Finance Committee has advanced a bill that would reject pay raises for the governor, lieutenant governor and main department heads.SB125 was moved from committee without objection Tuesday.The bill would reject pay raises that were recommended...
Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

...governor, lieutenant governor and department heads, mainly referred to as commissioners...raising the salaries of the main department heads from $136,350 to $146...recommended increase in pay for department heads.Recommended raises for the...
Bill would reject pay raise for governor, others

...the Democrats' bill would do away with those proposed increases. But he said it would retain the increases for department heads of 1 percent beginning July 1, and 2.5 percent beginning July 1, 2015, in keeping with an employee compensation...
State | AK legislature


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