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My Turn: Make it a year of solutions

...cdvsa to learn more about how you can help. Together, we can make a difference.? Lauree Morton is executive director of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Council awards community-based prevention grants

...Sexual Assault. "Unfortunately, we received more applications than we could fund," said Lauree Morton, executive director of the Council. "So we looked for how the grant funds could best be used to strengthen and enhance existing, community-based...
UAS miner training program prompted by industry demand

"Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operatings" students had an opportunity to see a mine firsthand in March, when the Southeast Alaska cohort of the University of Alaska Southeast class for high school seniors toured the Coeur Alaska Kensington Gold Mine.
State | Local
New bill introduced to open up SE mines

Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced a bill that aims to open up jobs to locals at certain Southeast mines. Sen.
Industry reps talk mining at State Capitol

Juneau's Michael Satre and other representatives of Alaska's mining industry gave a presentation Wednesday to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Resources committees in which they described Alaska's mining sector as a major player in the United States and the world.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The Alaska Photo Library was unveiled by Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer and Department of Community and Economic Development Commissioner Debby Sedwick on June 18.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

In appreciation of its local supporters, Hearthside has planned a party that will run from 12:01 to 1 a.m. Saturday morning. The owners encourage people to call ahead, reserve their copy and come down to the store at midnight to collect the book.
Coeur's Wheeler steps down after 25 years

...Kensington."Juneau and the Southeast region owe Dennis some thanks," said Mike Satre, the Juneau-based executive director of the Council of Producers, the trade group for Alaska's mining companies.What Wheeler did, say those who have worked...
AK mines produce $3.8 billion in 2011

Lines to mines: Miners ask for power lines, pipe lines to resources The governor's Roads to Resources endeavor is not incentive enough for Alaska's miners, according to industry representatives.
Entertainment Briefs

...done a depth of work that has contributed to the development of the arts in Alaska," said Helen Howarth, executive director of the council. Last year's winners included Ron Manook, an Alaska Native arts educator who worked in the Fairbanks...


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