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New ballot irks voters

...rulings and action by the state Legislature led to the six-ballot system in use for Tuesday's primary. Elections Division spokeswoman Virginia Breeze said extra staff will be at each precinct Tuesday to handle the additional duties associated with...
State checks out storm damage to coast

...storm damage. "They're going to bring us all of the findings, and we'll put together a fact sheet," said division spokeswoman Kerre Fischer. A decision won't be made before next week. Erosion caused by fall storms has become an annual...
State Briefs ballots were discovered to have gone unread by the state's automated vote-counting machines, said division spokeswoman Virginia Breeze. Division Director Laura Glaiser inspected the ballots and was able to determine the voters...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...including those in the Peace Corps. Lawmakers also took Olympic team members off the exceptions list. Elections Division spokeswoman Virginia Breeze said the division is checking the 100 initial signatures on the petition to be sure they are registered...
Alaska Digest

...region runs from June 15 through Aug. 15; the fall season begins Oct. 1 at noon and runs through Nov. 30, said division spokeswoman Karla Bush. Some special areas will have longer seasons, she said. Ionospheric research center operational GAKONA...
High bids total more than $11M in Cook Inlet sale

...gas plays on the way down," Baron said. Apache Alaska Corp. was the main bidder, submitting 91 high bids. A division spokeswoman said preliminary figures would not be available for a few days, but an informal calculation indicates Apache spent...
Pot, pay may go on ballot

...By this morning's deadline, the state Division of Elections had received petitions on those three measures, division spokeswoman Virginia Breeze said. The division still must verify that at least 22,716 of the names on each petition are...
Activist aims to change primary

...last for any changes because ballots need to go to the printers today to be ready in time for the election, said division spokeswoman Virginia Breeze. ``This is our deadline day,'' she said. Unless a court blocks the two-ballot primary...
Crews gain ground on Alaska wildfires, continue battling blaze inching toward oil pipeline

...about four miles away at the Goodpaster River, and the blaze has not been moving in that direction, said forestry division spokeswoman Sharon Roesch. More than 300 firefighters were assigned to the fire, which is being fed by volatile fuels such...
Secondhand Surge: as wallets lighten, thrift shops thrive that a good portion of the shoppers we get are in the same boat," he said. The Salvation Army's Alaska division spokeswoman, Jenni Ragland, said Alaska's trends are similar to those in the rest of the church's western region: Donations...


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