AFN convention to kick off in Anchorage

...well esteemed, but just not as well-known by the general public.Other scheduled speakers include U.S. Census Bureau director John H. Thompson., Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, Alaska's three-member congressional delegation and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott...
4th suicide in 3 weeks hits village

...heading to Hooper Bay this week for a community debriefing.Christopher Byrnes, Yukon-Kuskokwim's emergency services director, said the team's size has been scaled down from plans developed last week at the request of village residents."The tribe...
Man gets weapon charge in shooting of officer

...filed.Olridge, who joined the department in September 2014, had a fiancee who is four months pregnant, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said.After the shooting, Clark surrendered peacefully, police said. A court affidavit says Clark told...
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Gastineau Humane Society thanks particpiants of Run Fur Fun

...immensely with the after race poop patrol; as well as all our hardworking volunteers and GHS board members and our executive director who worked on putting the idea together and executing the plan on race day. Special mention goes to Kerry Howard, Megan Rider...

...mission. The Empire also erroneously reported that the Glory Hole has a zero-tolerance alcohol policy. Glory Hole Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said the policy prohibits anyone with 0.10 percent alcohol or more on his or her breath from spending the...
Low turnout 'a matter of education'

...In response to the embarrassingly low 19 percent turnout during the 2013 municipal election, Barr, who works as library director for the city, helped found Juneau Votes, a nonpartisan and nonprofit group with the mission to eradicate apathy and push...
Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...Arctic efforts, Bahnke also wore the hat of the city port director. The federal government is preparing to spend millions to...and until Joy Baker became the city's full-time port director, Bahnke was the city person monitoring the effort."She...
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...leaving Columbia Bay. The smaller icebergs that can float over the moraine will continue to be a hazard, said Mark Swanson, director of the council."It's going to pose a risk for shipping for the foreseeable future," until the glacier finally retreats...
Living & Growing: Stay connected

...stay connected with others.During my time as the executive director of Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC), I have seen at (907) 780-4090.? Wendy Wall is the executive director of Love INC Juneau,
Not polling our weight

...2008 wasn't quite as full."People turn out for ballot measures and that shows," said Robert Barr, Juneau's library director and one of the founding members of Juneau Votes, a grass roots organization with the purpose of increasing voter participation...


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