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My Turn: CBJ budget deficit a chance to reexamine our priorities

...current budget challenges provide an opportunity to reexamine the spending by our borough and refocus on the basic services articulated in our city charter.? Frank Bergstrom is treasurer of the First Things First Alaska Foundation.
My Turn: Path to prosperity doesn't include more taxes

First Things First Alaska Foundation advocates for economic and natural resource development. Our philosophy is that an improved economy will provide greater public funding than tax increases that stifle growth and productivity.
Advocacy group 'not worthy' of support

...livelihoods. Most Alaskans share an interest in a balance of these values. An organization such as the First Things First Alaska Foundation, formed to trivialize environmental concerns as simply a product of outsider influence, is not worthy...
SEACC reaches out to community with ad campaign

...from Outside money, Outside people trying to influence what happens to the people of Southeast Alaska," First Things First Alaska Foundation Executive Director Sara Chambers said. "... So are they local, are their friends? People should find...
Group dedicated to spurring job growth in Southeast Alaska

I'm a board member of the First Things First Alaska Foundation. We are an educational 501(c)(3) tax deductible organization and our mission is to disseminate information about the Southeast...
Support your miner neighbors, support Greens Creek Mine

...has its employees. I am the President of First Things First Alaska Foundation and we wish to express our gratitude for...Chambers. of Juneau. is president of the First Things First Alaska Foundation.
My Turn: Can we sustain all the Borough activities?

Shortly after the October municipal election, the new Assembly met in retreat.
McConnochie gets Redistricting Board seat

...McConnochie, a Juneau real estate broker, is a prominent Republican and former executive director of the First Things First Alaska Foundation, which advocates in favor of natural resource development. She joins three other Republicans and one...
Chambers named in Alaska Journal of Commerce top 40 list

...development directorial capacities, as part of the company's mission. Some of her clients have included First Things First Alaska Foundation and the Alaska School Counselors Association. "The same week I found out they were including me, I accepted...
Nonprofit forms to dispel local, regional development myths

Juneau banker Tom Sullivan rose at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday and said his daughter had come home from fourth grade telling him she was playing an environmentalist in the school play. Among the facts she had learned along the way: Mining kills fish, clear-cutting destroys streams, and free-floating fishing nets wrap around whales and kill them.


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