Stephen McPhertres

...many Haines families.Steve remained superintendent until 1986 when he moved to Juneau to become the Executive Director of the Alaska Council of School Administrators where he mentored administrators and lobbied for school funding until retiring...
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

ANCHORAGE - Farmers across Alaska are fighting to keep a state-run slaughterhouse open after lawmakers announced plans to shut down the facility next June due to budget concerns. Officials with the Alaska Farm Bureau say Mt.
Report: Big problems in DOC

...of the Department of Corrections to replace Taylor.Lt. Kris Sell, a Juneau Police Department officer and a director of the Alaska Peace Officers Association, said she had found Taylor to be aggressive in his pursuit of inmates' rights...
Havemeister out as agriculture director

Gov. Bill Walker announced last week that Franci Havemeister will leave her role as director of the Alaska Division of Agriculture on Dec. 4.The Palmer resident was appointed in 2007 and is a lifelong Alaska resident.While agriculture...
Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...coordinator for shellfish and groundfish fisheries in Southeast Alaska.Alexa Tonkovich has been named executive director of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Tonkovich has been with ASMI since 2009, most recently as International Program...
Familiar face becomes APFC pope

Angela Rodell will be the next executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation.
Board considers candidates for Permanent Fund 'pope'

Vast indirect power. An apolitical position. Immense public support. A venerable institution designed to last. The director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation might as well be Alaska's pope.
The legend of Hosea Sarber

I learned of Hosea Sarber as a teenager when I picked up the gem of a book "No Room For Bears" by Frank Dufresne.
New Alaska Moose Federation Director to reign in budget

ANCHORAGE - The new executive director of the Alaska Moose Federation says he will focus on reigning in both the organization's finances and mission.
At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

...last month.Inmates must be able to coordinate their defense with attorneys, wrote Joshua Decker, executive director of the Alaska ACLU. They also need to talk to their families."Authorities, including the (Federal Communications Commission...


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