Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute gets new director

...Alexa Tonkovich its new executive director.Tonkovich previously served as the organization's international director, supervising its overseas marketing...Ray Riutta, who served as interim director following the resignation of Michael...
State | Outdoors
SEACC director, facing cancer, resigns

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council executive director Malena Marvin is resigning amid a personal health crisis.The news was first reported by Ed Schoenfeld of CoastAlaska public radio...
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...
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...Sealaska Heritage Institute. In another part of the ceremony, Sealaska President and CEO Anthony Mallott and Sealaska Board of Directors Chair Joe Nelson gifted a portrait of Soboleff to the Sealaska Heritage Institute, through the Chairman of the Sealaska Heritage...
Census weighs changes to counting American Indians is aiming to avoid a 5 percent undercount of the population seen in 2010 and reaching out to tribes years in advance, Director John Thompson told The Associated Press."We are testing whether we can ask a separate question on enrollment," Thompson...
FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...investigate the tasering of a Sitka teenager in 2014, and on Monday he said he has received word from Col. James Cockrell, director of the troopers, that the Anchorage-based FBI would be taking the lead and working with AST.The police chief said he made...
'Dire' need as giving season commences

...first week families are turned away as community donations fall short."It's pretty dire," Mariya Lovishchuk, executive director of the Glory Hole, said. "I keep trying to tell myself that this happens every year and donations will come in at the last...
21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...Randles and her young "eagle scientists" counted around 2,300 eagles in the area, though there may be more, said Executive Director Cheryl McRoberts. McRoberts suspects lower-than-normal human attendance is due to the belatedly released ferry schedule...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...adjustment."Walker has named Walt Monegan to serve as interim director 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...
State asked researchers wrong question

...The department contracted the UAA research team to deliver the answer.Diane Hirshberg, professor of education policy and director of CAEPR, presented the study Tuesday to a legislative committee and she said it was evident legislators were looking for...


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