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State shuts Fairbanks detox center

...of safety concerns. The state learned last week that the nurse would not return Monday. Stacy Toner, deputy director for the Division of Behavioral Health, said the state will conduct a complete review of the Gateway to Recovery Enhanced Detoxification...
Lockout led to pamphlet delay

...the pamphlet to every registered voter in the region within 22 days of the general election. Janet Kowalski, director for the Division of Elections, said Oct. 14 was the original mailing date. Dockworkers were back on the job just three days...
Alaska Digest

...biological science and biological oceanography. He most recently served a second appointment as the departments director for the Division of Commercial Fisheries. The commissioner must first be nominated by the joint Board of Fisheries and Board...
Third parties don't make the cut Tuesday's election. The number needed to reach the 3 percent requirement is 5,982. Janet Kowalski, director for the Division of Elections, said the state still is counting absentee ballots and questioned ballots but acknowledged it is...
Panel OKs restoration of bison

...preferred site for a wood bison reintroduction. The decision was largely influenced by David James, regional director for the Division of Wildlife Conservation. He told the group that unexpected roadblocks could crop up with any of the three proposed...
Wolf control action may have to wait until next winter

...favor predator management. "We've been talking about it with the governor," said Wayne Regelin, outgoing director for the Division of Wildlife Conservation at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "Nothing has been decided yet." But with...
Bill collectors seize 5 percent of Alaska dividends

...significant. Especially this time of year, it's really a windfall for a family," said Wendy Jo Williford, deputy director for the division. "Lots of parents, the only check they see every year is the garnisheed dividend." Kevin O'Connell, collection...
DOT sacks 40 workers at least one division there is going to be at least one staff position cut," Lawson said. Pat Poland, director for the Division of Community and Business Development, said the deputy director who oversees tourism development throughout...
Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...would not have been able to contain the spill in the rough seas around the Aleutians. Larry Dietrick, state director for the Division of Spill Prevention and Response, said the Coast Guard has completed the first phase of a risk assessment study...
Addiction centers do the cuts, feel the pain

...people need to be part of a community that supports them and their family as well." Karen Pearson, associate director for the Division of Behavioral Health, said the state is facing tight financial times and all agencies need to live within their...


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