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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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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