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My Turn: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...appointment as Alaska's new commissioner for the Department of Natural Resources. With his background as a scientist and former director of the U.S. Geological Survey, I think it is reasonable to expect a greater focus on science-based management...
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...after the City and Borough of Juneau rearranged its Engineering, Public Works and Parks and Recreation departments. Former Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan moved to head Parks and Recreation when his department merged with CBJ Engineering, under...
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...
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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...
Questioned books came as a surprise

...Barbara Cadiente-Nelson said she requested on numerous occasions to be part of the committee but was rebuffed by former Director of Teaching and Learning Newman."Patty Newman announced at several administrative council meetings that she was...
Walker names first Cabinet picks

...Cabinet picks - Mark Myers as Natural Resources commissioner and Randall Hoffbeck as Revenue commissioner.Myers is a former director of the state Division of Oil and Gas and U.S. Geological Survey who most recently has served as vice chancellor...
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...
Letter: Empowered aquatics board would benefit taxpayers

...aquatic operations. An empowered board likely would be more responsive to community needs. Recently, John Hartle, former director of the CBJ Law Department, suggested that Parks and Rec, together with its Aquatic Advisory Board, would afford...
Echo Ranch celebrates a 50 year anniversary

...such a horseback riding, zip-lining, even laser tag. "Each director gets a day to speak," said Gary Lidholm, former director of Echo Ranch. Each director gave two presentations, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each covered...


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