2014's finest films wield unique power

...years ("12 Years a Naif?"), the director reassembled his group annually - the...Square multimillionaire du Pont, likens director Bennett Miller's approach to that of...hands-free) in his car. Writer/director Steven Knight brings together the intimacy...
PE benched with new requirements

...eliminate PE classes or to discourage students from taking them," Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson wrote in his can have as many as 58 students per class. According to Director of Administration David Means, the average teacher salary...
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...Governor's Award was Dr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director of the University of Alaska Museum of the North...Humanities? Dr. Talis Colberg, Campus Director, University of Alaska Mat-Su College...Anchorage? Dr. Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North...
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...he said, referring to the governor's office in the state capitol building.Walker appeared at the podium with new budget director Pat Pitney and acting Revenue Commissioner Marcia Davis.The operating budget developed by former Gov. Sean Parnell was submitted...
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...ecosystem and clean water for the protection of all of our subsistence resources," said Jacqueline Johnson Pata, executive director of NCAI, in a press release.Both the NCAI and the AFN passed resolutions at fall meetings requesting that the U.S. State...
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...last remaining wooden structure within Alaska's ferry system. The others have been modernized.Patricia Eckert, associate director for international trade within the governor's office, said the state wants to explore "every option that's out there...
Health center faces staffing challenges

...end of this month, interim Executive Director Dee Ellen Grubbs will be gone as well...Lovishchuk also serves as executive director of the Glory Hole.She also acknowledged...concerned about the lack of an executive director as she is about the lack of top-tier...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...65. Actress Melanie Chartoff is 64. Movie director Julie Taymor is 62. Movie director Alex Cox is 60. Actor Justin Ross is 60. Rock...musician Paul Simonon (The Clash) is 59. Movie director John Lee Hancock (Film: "Saving Mr. Banks...
Empire Editorial: What is the cost of beauty?'re around something, the more you take it for granted and the less marvelous it becomes.Just ask John Neary, the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, for evidence. He's heard an earful since he announced that the visitor center...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...bought back in 1995 at taxpayer expense for $95 million after the Exxon Valdez spill, said Marilyn Heiman, U.S. Arctic director for Pew Charitable Trusts. Fisheries around the world are in decline, but Bristol Bay's well-managed fisheries are some...


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