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Liz Perry takes the lead at JCVB

...retired from the bureau's tourism marketing role but was asked by the board to step in as interim director after former director Nancy Woizeschke resigned. "(Arnett) has a lot of institutional knowledge. She will be my sounding board as I...
Board director resigns over appointment

ANCHORAGE - Karen Gillis, Gov. Bill Walker's former director of Boards and Commissions, resigned in protest of an appointment Walker's office said never happened.Gillis, who was named...
State | AK legislature
NSA collection of US phone records no longer an issue

...legislation would hardly count as a defeat for the NSA, Snowden's former employer. Agency officials, including former Director Keith Alexander, have long said they had no problem with ending their collection of phone records, as long as they...
Regional News
Huna Totem Corporation hires Joe Jacobson as vice president

Joe Jacobson, Former Director of the State of Alaska Division of Economic Development, will join Huna Totem Corporation as vice president of business development...
My Turn: A resolution to AN-WAR

...working toward a solution that will finally bring a resolution.? Larry Johansen is lifelong resident of Alaska, former director of Cruise West operations, and the author of "Alexander Eighteen: The Story of Eighteen Wilderness Areas in Alaska...
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...filled this week by lifelong Juneauite Katherine Eldemar.Eldemar is a former assistant to the CEO of Sealaska, former director of United Way of Southeast Alaska, a former Juneau Assemblywoman, and a current member of the Goldbelt Board of...
For Walker, Parnell's budget a placeholder

...operating items meets this administration's priorities."Pitney was hired by the Walker administration, replacing former director Karen Rehfeld. She comes from the University of Alaska system, where she worked for more than 24 years, most recently...
Local | AK legislature
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...interested in who will comprise Walker's gas line team.One of his first announced Cabinet picks was for Mark Myers, a former director of the Division of Oil and Gas, to replace Joe Balash as Natural Resources commissioner. Balash has been a prominent...
Mine project splits major state industries

...Begich has seized on the issue, saying the mine should never be dug. His Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, the former director of Alaska's natural resources agency, won't take a position on the project, arguing that the state should make...
AFN 2014: Plea for help

...age to lead normal lives. It has to happen for the Alaska Natives."During the panel discussion, Lenora Hootch, former director of the Emmonak Women's Shelter, thanked Roberts-Hyslop for her words and wondered why things haven't gotten better...


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