My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...of Kipnuk, told National Public Radio that they "will keep asking the court until someone (including our legislature and executive) answers with the help we need. How long must we wait and watch our ice melt and our food sources diminish? What if the...
My Turn: Vote Parnell

...ecological, and monetary benefits. It is on track to move forward, and it sounds likely that a change in the state's top executive would bring that progress to a screeching halt. I hope the vast majority of Alaskans understand the need for carefully planned...
Business happenings: Openings, events and more for Saturday's "Roaring 20s Soiree," a fundraiser hosted by the Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation. Foundation Executive Director Maria E. Uchytil says they are raising money to purchase another bed for the hospital's Critical Care Unit. The...
Bartlett Regional Hospital receives commitment to quality award

...Bartlett's fourth quality award from Mountain-Pacific, and was accepted in Anchorage last week by Bartlett's chief executive officer, Charles Bill."I am pleased to accept the Hospital Commitment to Quality award from the Mountain-Pacific Quality...
Report: Fewer state, federal jobs in Juneau

...portend," said Lead Researcher Eva Bornstein during Monday's Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting. Bornstein, with JEDC Executive Director Brian Holst, presented the Assembly with a series of graphics depicting the state of Juneau's economy, from pie...
Group aims to legalize marijuana use in California objectively less harmful substance than alcohol, and that's how it needs to be treated," Marijuana Policy Project Executive Director Rob Kampia said in a statement. "Regulating and taxing marijuana similarly to alcohol just makes sense."California...
Assembly members debate legality of discussing topics

...crafters of the plan will seek public input on a draft that is 50-60 percent complete.Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst and lead researcher Eva Bornstein presented the organization's economic indicators report for 2014...
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play

...spoof, which is a deadpan combination of Shakepeare's tragic tale with Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s.FDA Executive Director Peggy Ferguson said Shaeffer's experience as a teacher and natural comic timing have allowed him to excel as a...
Letter: Gladziszewski dedicated, pragmatic and the right choice for Assembly

...diversity of strong opinions surrounding this issue.Maria would also bring to the Assembly her valuable experience at the executive level. She is currently assistant director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation at the Alaska Department of Fish & Game...
Business news roundup: Win a free phone, have fun doing it

...GCI promotes two execsGCI employees Duncan Whitney and Susannah Scholl were promoted in late August on the company's executive team.Whitney, who joined GCI in 1993, was promoted to vice president for product management, and Scholl, who started...


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