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My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...accepted a teaching position at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he served the next four years as the UAF's first director of Native studies. At a pivotal time, he brought Alaska Native elders from around the state into a college classroom...
Carlson transitions into new role with state

Phyllis Carlson is having a busy year.After serving as the state's first director of rural education within the Alaska Department of Childhood and Early Development for nearly three years, Carlson is now the inaugural...
Director of Juvenile Justice Division to retire

...Buhite served 12 years as superintendent of the McLaughlin Youth Center, a youth jail in Anchorage. He was the first director of the juvenile justice division, which was created in 1999.
Journalist 'Stroller' White liked a good joke - in print

...Representatives of the Alaska Territorial Legislature. He later became speaker of the house. He was appointed the first director of the Alaska Bureau of Publicity, but he continued to keep his hand in journalism, publishing The Stroller's...
You will have noticed that fathers are like Sitka roses

...have roses is based on the massive efforts of the Sitka Experiment Station. In 1898 George Gregson was named the first director of the Agricultural Research Station in Alaska, and his mission was to develop agricultural plants for use in Alaska...
Competition grows for nursing home beds

...Peter McDowell, an accountant who was founding director of the state Office of Management and Budget and one of the first directors of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Local health care providers say it's not unusual for people to wait for an opening...
Stop it B4IGAG

...proclaiming "Alaska B4UDIE," is without doubt the tackiest promotion I've ever seen the state endorse. As the first director of the now-defunct Alaska Tourism Marketing Council, I can tell you that such a proposal would never have made...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...nutrition program got off the ground, it included Juneau, Sitka, Angoon, Tenakee and Ketchikan. "Barbara was the first director for that program," Denny said. "The federal government couldn't understand why we couldn't give them weekly...
No thanks, Coeur, for the development of Berners Bay

...of conservation: The greatest good to the greatest number of people for the longest time." - Gifford Pinchot, first director of the U.S. Forest Service Nina Schwinghammer Juneau
Highway Hostess

...the Department of Public Works. B. E. "Lew" Lewellen, a retired U. S. Navy rear admiral and the division's first director, hired me as the sole staff person before others came on board as the summer progressed. That first office was located...


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