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Alaska First Lady named honorary chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust

...thrilled to have Mrs. Walker serve as honorary chair for the Alaska Children's Trust," said Trevor Storrs, Executive Director of Alaska Children's Trust. "Investing in our children safeguards their wellbeing, and assures the future success...
Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

...higher you can say about a reporter."Former State Sen. Kim Elton, who also served as a newspaper editor, executive director of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and most recently with the Department of the Interior, had a number of experiences...
State tries to encourage turnover in public housing

...5 percent, but they'll also now be responsible for paying their own utilities.Bryan Butcher, chief executive director of Alaska Housing, said that in 2003 the average family stayed in public housing for three years. Now, it's about...
New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...her unique among our Writer Laureates; she is the first Alaska Native to hold the title. Shannon E. Daut, Executive Director of Alaska State Council on the Arts, said the council was thrilled to honor Dauenhauer."Nora is the first Alaska...
Senate Dems slam abortion bill as 'offensive'

...mothers," said Gardner. "How on earth can we expect them to report to law enforcement?"Matt Johnson, executive director of Alaska Right to Life, called French's characterization of the bill's "promptly report" provision "a little...
House panel restricts funding for abortions

...that are medically necessary instead of using abortion as a form of birth control," said Karen Vosburgh, executive director of Alaska Right to Life. Juneau Democratic Sen. Kim Elton objected that the bill is "substituting political judgment...
Alaska tops EPA's list for toxic chemical releases

...Environmentalists used the report as fodder to attack both the mining industry and government regulators. Pam Miller, executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics, said Red Dog's waste-rock piles have the potential to leach acid runoff into...
Six candidates vie for seats on Assembly

...Dybdahl for an area-wide seat. The seat is currently held by Jim Powell, who is termed out. Jeff Bush, executive director of Alaska Public Entity Insurance, will compete against incumbent Jeannie Johnson in District 1. Another incumbent...
My Turn: No reminders needed: Save veterans' thank-you program

...nation to say "thank you" to the men and women now fighting the war on global terrorism. Dan Fauske is CEO/executive director of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.
They all measure up: three items on ballot deserve support a rare case of government being both penny- and pound-wise. A conversation with Deven Mitchell, the executive director of Alaska's Municipal Bond Bank Authority, reveals he expects the state to sell about $200 million of the bonds soon...


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